With record seizures of cocaine at Belgian ports, the country has become Europe’s cocaine-trafficking capital. As the flow of drugs increases, local authorities are struggling with corruption and violence.
00:00 – Antwerp: Europe’s cocaine trafficking capital
01:48 – How much cocaine gets seized?
03:18 – Why do traffickers choose the port of Antwerp?
05:54 – The entrepreneurial Balkan mafias
07:35 – How do cocaine mafias make a profit?
08:16 – Customs corruption
11:54 – How can Belgium halt its cocaine trade?
13:43 – Can legalising drugs help?
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