2.5 tons of cocaine seized off coast of Liberia
A French warship seized a ship carrying 2.5 tons of cocaine and towed it to a nearby port in Liberia. South American cocaine producers increasingly seek to stock the European market via West Africa where law enforcement is lax. For more, see here.
Coffee in 19th cent. Liberia (dissertation)
William E. Allen, “Sugar and Coffee: A History of Settler Agriculture in 19th Century Liberia” (Ph.D. dissertation, Florida International University, 2002).