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Posted: Tuesday, February 13, 2018. 11:42 a.m. CST.

By BBN Staff: Yesterday, customs officials destroyed a mass amount of contraband goods.

Among the goods were mainly cigarettes and beer.

The goods were seized by customs officials in Corozal and Orange Walk between July and December 2017.

According to statistics from customs officials, over $200,000 worth of contraband was destroyed yesterday.

Contraband, remains a rampant problem in the north of Belize customs officials say the goods destroyed yesterday represent only a small portion of the amount of contraband that enters Belize daily.

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