04/01 – Workers from the Liège Port Authority discovered 1.28 tonnes of cocaine, worth around 100 million euros, in cement bags on an unloading dock on the banks of the Meuse.
04/01 – The Colombian Policía Nacional in cooperation with the D.E.A. Anti-Drug Agency, the United States Coast Guard and the Dominican Armada de República, seized 2,750 kilos of cocaine and arrested eight people.
05/01 – The Belgian authorities announced that last year they broke the 2013 record for cocaine seizures in the port of Antwerp.
05/01 – The Brazilian Federal Revenue seized 670 kg of cocaine in the port of Santos. The drugs were destined for Antwerp, Belgium.
06/01 – Lithuanian Border Guards and the Ministry of Environment signed a cooperation agreement under which they will exchange information.
06/01 – The Spanish National Police and the Civil Guard, in a joint operation with the Romanian Police, dismantled a criminal organization allegedly dedicated to trafficking in human beings for the purpose of labor exploitation in very extreme conditions.
08/01 – The Provincial Command of the Guardia di Finanza of Naples, seized 5 tonnes of smuggled cigarettes from Eastern Europe between the provinces of Naples, Caserta, Florence and Ravenna.
08/01 – Hong Kong authorities seized more than HK$4 million (423,073.52 euros) worth of illicit wildlife products and contraband items.
09/01 – In one of West Africa’s largest busts, Gambian authorities seized nearly 3 tonnes of cocaine from a shipment of industrial salt originating in Ecuador.
09/01 – The Spanish Civil Guard in collaboration with police authorities in France, Italy and Poland dismantled a network dedicated to marijuana trafficking in more than 40 countries on five continents.