Rama Changes His Mind: Police Involved with Drugs

Rama Changes His Mind: Police Involved with Drugs

Prime Minister Edi Rama convened his drug task force to review the current state of the fight against drug trafficking and cultivation in the country. During his speech, the Prime Minister confirmed that officers of the police forces were involved with the cultivation and trafficking of narcotics. Parallel to cleaning cannabis from the map of […]

Cannabis Traffic between Albania and Italy Significantly Increased in 2016

Cannabis Traffic between Albania and Italy Significantly Increased in 2016

According to a report of the Italian Central Directorate for Anti-Drugs Services, from which the Voice of America cited yesterday, cannabis trafficking between Albania and Italy significantly increased in 2016, compared to 2015. In 2016, 41.6 tons of marijuana were captured, a 347.15% increase from 2015. The report further specifies that the increase is partially the result of […]

“The Rama Government Is Building a State” – But How?

“The Rama Government Is Building a State” – But How?

Prime Minister Edi Rama has for months stressed that the Socialist Party is the only one that “can build a state” in Albania. A few days ago, Rama declared during a rally in Dibra: The PS is the only power that builds a state. Even Sali [Berisha] knows this! During campaign meetings and interviews over […]

Irish Police Captures €1M of Albanian Cannabis

Irish Police Captures €1M of Albanian Cannabis

According to Irish newspaper Herald, special forces of the Garda’s Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau have captured almost €1 million worth of cannabis in a series of top-secret actions in recent days. The drugs belonged to the Albanian mafia, which laundered money from sales through fish and chips shops and car washes. According to one of […]

Minister Xhafaj Admits Police Involved in Cannabis Trade

Minister Xhafaj Admits Police Involved in Cannabis Trade

For the first time, an official from the Rama government has publicly accepted that the State Police has been involved in the drug trade throughout the country. Invited by journalist Sokol Balla in Top Story, Minister of Interior Affairs Fatmir Xhafaj admitted the involvement of the police in the illegal activities. Xhafaj’s declarations does openly […]