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FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2019 file photo, a container ship is docked in the South Atlantic port of Montevideo, Uruguay. Four people were arrested Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019, for possible ties to the more than $1 billion worth of cocaine seized by authorities, the majority packed into shipping containers, the largest drug bust in the history of the South American country. (AP Photo/Matilde Campodonico, File)

Four arrested in $1 billion-plus cocaine seizure in Uruguay

Dec. 29, 2019 12:56 PM EST

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — Four people were arrested for possible ties to the more than $1 billion worth of cocaine seized in recent days in Uruguay, the largest drug bust in the history of the South American country. The arrests took place on Saturday, news outlets reported. A uthorities found 5.9 tons of...