Sao Bernardo Do Campo, Brazil
Alleged drug traffickers are shown next to barrels filled with cocaine in Sao Bernardo do Campo, nea.....
Alleged drug traffickers are shown next to barrels filled with cocaine in Sao Bernardo do Campo, near Sao Paulo, July 23, 2004. [Police in Brazil's Sao Paulo state unexpectedly discovered a record one ton of cocaine while investigating pharmaceutical firms supplying substances to dilute the drug. A spokesman for the anti-drug squad Denarc said on Friday police first thought the substance packed in large carton barrels was lidocaine a local anesthetic and antiarrhythmic agent that drug pushers mix with cocaine to boost the volume. It was the biggest cocaine bust in Brazil's biggest and wealthiest city of Sao Paulo.]