Blow up: how half a tonne of cocaine transformed the life of an island | Curio

Blow up: how half a tonne of cocaine transformed the life of an island

26 mins | May 17, 2019

In 2001, a smugglers’ yacht washed up in the Azores and disgorged its contents. The island of São Miguel was quickly flooded with high-grade cocaine – and nearly 20 years on, Matthew Bremner, writing in the Guardian, looks at how the island is still feeling the effects.

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From The Guardian