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August 13, 2004

Last Friday, SEARCHLIGHt was summoned by several angry traffickers complaining about their having to suffer losses to their perishable goods that they were unable to clear from the Customs in Kingstown. {{more}}
We dispatched a reporter to the docks to investigate and our photographs show the story of bags of produce that had begun to spoil.
It was further revealed that the goods were taken from the traders because they were considered ‘excess goods’ or items for which there was no proper documentation.
Sources say this occurred because of increased vigilance on the part of customs officials who are intent on stopping fraud at the Port.