So how come Venezuela is having a record year for cocaine interception, confiscation and arrests of traffickers? Riddle me that one, oh brainwashed masses. Here's the latest, a tidy haul of the stuff seized en route to gawdknows where and coming from Colombia.
San Cristóbal, 14 Dic. ABN: Members of the Number 1 Regional Command of the Bolivarian National Guard in the state of Tachira, under the order of Brigade General Franklin Jaimes Márquez, successfully seized 14.15kg of presumed cocaine from a secret compartment in the motor of a vehicle, the drug destined for the state of Barinas continues here
And wait! What's this? Colombia's manual eradication program for 2009 was supposed to get rid of 70,000 hectares of coca plants. The result? Just 54,180 hectares. Hugo Chávez is directly responsible for the failure of Colombia to control its illegal crops too, ya knowz.
Ever had the feeling they've been lying to you?