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.

Posted by David Fahey on February 3, 2008 at 04:46 PM in Cocaine, Colombia, France, Liberia | Permalink

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).

Posted by David Fahey on October 22, 2007 at 03:39 PM in Coffee, Liberia | Permalink