Ecuador converts seized cocaine into cement

The World

With historic levels of cocaine seizures happening around the globe, governments are dealing with a new challenge: finding ways to safely and quickly get rid of the illicit drugs they confiscate. Authorities in Ecuador have found a novel solution, as The World's Tibisay Zea reports.

Will you support The World?

There is no paywall on the story you just read because a community of dedicated listeners and readers have contributed to keep the global news you rely on free and accessible for all. Will you join the 314 donors who’ve stepped up to support The World? From now until Dec. 31, your gift will help us unlock a $67,000 match. Donate today to double your impact and keep The World free and accessible.