Santander is mentioned in CIA reports on drug trafficking


November 6 2019

The Central Intelligence Agency of the United States (CIA) declassified several thousand documents in the last decade and, among them, there is a report on drug trafficking in Nicaragua in the 1980s (in the middle of the Sandinista revolution in the that the Americans supported the Somoza dictatorship) in which Santander is mentioned as the depository bank of Tomás Borge’s money in Panama City. According to the CIA report, the account number in the Panamanian branch of the Santander was # 159-80027-D and the “deposits come from cocaine trafficking”, can be read in the document to which Diario16 has had access.