Hong Kong police seize 649 kilograms of cocaine, with a street value of US$98 million, in an anti-drug operation that began in April.
Hong Kong Police arrest 53 pro-democracy activists and politicians for criminal charges under the national security law. Those arrested include James To and Lam Cheuk-ting of the Democratic Party, activist Lester Shum, and Leung Kwok-hung and Jimmy Sham of the League of Social Democrats.
An unnamed Brazilian Air Force sergeant is arrested in Seville for smuggling 39 kilograms of cocaine inside an Embraer E190 airliner. The aircraft, now grounded, was being used as a backup plane during President Bolsonaro's official visit to Japan, connecting in the Spanish city.
Five Dutch nationals and a Colombian are arrested at the staged delivery operation in Oss, Netherlands, of a container with 4,500 kg of cocaine and bananas for cover, originating from Colombia, that was previously intercepted in the Port of Antwerp.
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford admits that a year-old video does indeed show him smoking crack cocaine, a charge he had previously denied. Ford refused to resign from office and vowed to pursue re-election efforts.
Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia kill four members of Colombian Army on a mission to destroy cocaine laboratories in Caquetá Department with another four soldiers, a police officer and a French journalist missing.