Africa's Cocaine Coast
Program: Dateline - http://www.sbs.com.au/dateline/
Network: SBS (Australia) - http://www.sbs.com.au/
Journalist: Amos Roberts (New Zealand)
Broadcast: Wednesday, 17 September, 2008
Format: FLV @ 1000K (flash video)
Latin America's feared drug cartels have established a new pipeline for their lucrative trade and Guinea Bissau is caught in the middle.
The country's army spokesman tells Video Journalist Amos Roberts he knows he's fighting an uphill battle against the cartels and the widespread corruption the trade has spawned.
These days, however, there are serious allegations of criminal involvement by senior military and government figures, and luxury homes – funded by drug money – continue to multiply in the deeply impoverished capital, Bissau.
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