Shipment of illegal Dalbergia retusa wood seized in Chepo

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September 23, 2020 - Panamá, Panama

The Environment Unit of the Public Ministry in charge of the Chepo registry seized a shipment of Cocobolo (Dalbergia retusa) on September 22. The wood allegedly did not have authorization and permits for logging, trafficking, trade and export.

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Shipment of illegal Dalbergia retusa wood seized in Chepo

Photo: Ministerio Publico

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