Venezuela’s booming drugs trade is so lucrative that traffickers reportedly burn smuggling planes after using them just once

Venezuelan drug trade is booming as the socialist country’s economy continues to collapse, according to a CNN report. The traffickers are making so much money delivering Colombian cocaine to the US that they burn their courier planes after using them once.  Venezuela’s military and political leaders are facilitating the smuggling, US officials told CNN. Visit INSIDER.com for more stories.

Venezuelan traffickers moving Colombian cocaine to the US are making so much money from their operations that they are frequently using smuggling planes just once before discarding them, a CNN report found.

The drugs are largely smuggled in and out

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