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  1. Cocaine trafficker had to go

    Posted Jul 29th 2003, 12:00am by Sara Bradford

    ... Customs officers arrested a Venezuelan man who had swallowed almost 1kg of cocaine after he became desperate to go to the toilet, a court heard yesterday. Alarcon Galindez Jose Omar, 30, ... tested his baggage using an ion-scan machine and found a high presence of cocaine. He was taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital for an examination. Soon after arriving, Omar admitted to having ...

  2. City Briefs

    Posted Oct 24th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Colombian arrested after cocaine seizure Airport customs officers seized cocaine with a street value of $1.5 million and arrested a Colombian man, 31, who arrived from Brazil yesterday. Officers found 1kg of the drug hidden in his vest. The seizure is the sixth this year involving cocaine smuggling at the airport. illegal diesel crackdown Customs officers and firemen have launched ...

  3. In brief

    Posted Dec 24th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bolivian couple jailed for cocaine trafficking Deputy High Court judge Peter Longley yesterday jailed mother-of-four Esmaralda Cabral Dayanna Alpire, 26, for 12 years for smuggling 711 grams of cocaine, while her husband, Gutemberg Cholima Hugo Melgar, 38, received nine years for possessing 294 grams of the drug. The Bolivian couple pleaded guilty to trafficking in a dangerous ...

  4. Heard the one about the nucleus accumbens?

    Posted Dec 13th 2003, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo It's a perennial philosophical question. I think it was Aristotle who first asked why all men love a good dirty joke, in a long lost book about comedy. Science, it seems, has finally delivered the answer to the mystery of humour, and it is apparently for the same reason people like cocaine, money and pretty young things. Neuroscientists at Stanford University have ...

  5. City Briefs

    Posted Jul 10th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... bag was taken when she was shopping inside an antique shop which also sold clothes. Visitor on drug charges A mainland visitor was found to have concealed $1.8 million worth of cocaine in her ...

  6. Four riders from Europe will give Jockey Club more style

    Posted Nov 01st 2003, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... Saint-Martin left suddenly because of the Sars scare, Olivier Doleuze (cocaine positive) and Eric Legrix (knee reconstruction surgery). Boeuf is the retained rider of the Wildenstein Racing Stable ...

  7. London audience turns nasty on abstract Aida

    Posted Nov 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Dino Mahoney

    ... Dino Mahoney Last week, a full house at Rio de Janeiro's Theatro Municipal turned nasty at the end of a new production of Wagner's Tristan And Isolde. The audience had not taken kindly to this grand opera of doomed love being turned into a post-modern personal fantasy that included scenes of a woman pleasuring herself on a sofa and Sigmund Freud snorting cocaine. Despite ...


    Posted Aug 24th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... damning evidence that contradicts Rose's denials and reveals he has bet on games involving his own team, took a loan from a cocaine dealer, has links with gambling rings in several parts ...

  9. Celebrated designer falls to his death

    Posted Dec 12th 2003, 12:00am by Anna Healy Fenton, Clifford Lo

    ... didn't like him,' Mr Rousseau said. Jackson had been 'very troubled with depression over the last few years and at one point he was doing a lot of cocaine', he added. ...

  10. Cancellation 'was right option'

    Posted Sep 04th 2003, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... a six-month ban from Hong Kong Jockey Club stipendiary stewards on April 16 after returning a positive urine test to benzoylecgonine, a metabolite of cocaine, during random testing by the Jockey Club. ...




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