I like the Colombian's using West Africa as a way station to smuggle cocaine to Europe. The potential for use as a plot of a B-level action movie is simply outstanding: Africa! Colombian Drug Lords! Blood Diamonds! Child Soldiers! Whew.
The Togolese government has agreed to extradite a suspected Colombian drug kingpin to the United States.(BBC AFRICA)
Solano Cortez Jorge was arrested in October last year, along with seven other South Americans.
The Togolese Anti-Drugs and Narcotics squad said they seized 500kg of cocaine during the raid.
West Africa has become a major staging post for South American drug traffickers on the route to Europe, according to the United Nations.