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  1. Morocco ‘mule women’ in back-breaking trade

    Totaluae.com - Business 10.07 / 14:23 totaluae.com
    After checks at the frontier they enter the tiny 18-square-kilometre strip of Spain Female Moroccan porters carry bundles of goods on their backs to transport across the El-Tarajal border from Spain's North African exclave of Ceuta into Morocco. FNIDEQ, Morocco: Along the border between Spain’s North African enclave Ceuta and Morocco, thousands of women eke out a living lugging back-breaking loads of goods in an “organised trafficking” operation tolerated by…
  2. Cactus Thiemann in Marrakech, Morocco

    Atlasobscura.com - Travel 10.07 / 04:08 atlasobscura.com
    On the outskirts of Marrakech in Morocco is a 17-acre cactus nursery surrounded by a fence with a handwritten sign that simply reads: ‘‘Cacti.’’ The humble sign is something of an understatement. The succulent farm it advertises, Cactus Thiemann, is the largest of its kind in all Africa, with more than 150 varieties of cacti, all displayed in tidy rows against the otherwise empty landscape of the Moroccan desert. The farm was started by and named for Hans Thiemann, who was 38 years old wh…
  3. Monster Energy Honda Team riders get the Morocco Rally off to a swift start

    Bikeland.org - Motorsport 10.06 / 01:45 bikeland.org
    The tenth edition of the OiLibya Morocco Rally got underway at midday today with the dispute of the short prologue, prior to the start of the first full stage tomorrow. The Monster Energy Honda Team performed well at the event’s curtain-raiser – …
  4. Morocco seizes 2.5 tons of cocaine in 3-city drug bust

    Billingsgazette.com - World 10.04 / 22:27 billingsgazette.com
    CASABLANCA, Morocco (AP) — Moroccan authorities say they seized a staggering 2.5 tons of raw cocaine and arrested 13 people in a three-city o…
  5. Spanish citizens arrested in Morocco over cocaine seizure

    Thirteen Spaniards of Moroccan origin arrested over record cocaine seizure that investigators believe landed by boat from…
  6. Gonçalves and Monster Energy Honda Team ready to roll in the Morocco Rally

    Bikeland.org - Motorsport 10.04 / 17:39 bikeland.org
    Monster Energy Honda Team line up Gonçalves, Benavides, Brabec and Metge to tackle the forthcoming OiLibya Morocco, the fifth and final round of the FIM Cross-Country Rallies World Championship scheduled for 4th-10th October. The event will be the f…