Woman is caught in Colombia – level 2

24-06-2015 07:00

A 22 year-old woman was trying to travel from Colombia to Spain when police stopped her at the airport. She had 1.5 kilograms of cocaine in her breast implants.

She was moved to hospital where doctors removed the implants. The implants caused an infection, so the woman had stay in hospital. Furthermore, she now faces up to six years in prison.

Colombia has a long history of drug production and trafficking. Every year, people produce some 300 tons of cocaine there.

Difficult words: furthermore (what is more…), face verb (to deal with something you do not want to do), trafficking (the crime of moving drugs abroad).

You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.

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