Original podcast produced jointly by Radio Canada and France Culture – online from 26 November
France Culture and Radio Canada collaborate for the first time on the creation of an original French podcast in Marseille, Montréal, New York, a series in four episodes, Available from 26 November on French culture, the Father and the Radio France application
This podcast was produced jointly by Radio Canada and France Culture who shared their writing experience, production and sound design on this occasion. Ensemble, both were able to tell the story of areas unknown to the French, by finding witnesses and major players on both sides of the Atlantic.
Between the years 1950 and 1970, a massive heroin smuggling operation took place between France and the United States, and Montreal was a center that allowed the alliance of various criminal organizations and an incredible number of French drug traffickers, Canadians and Americans to create the largest drug trade ever carried out at the time, to know A mythical network called today From the French Link In this podcast, Stéphane Berthomet traces the history of this network and highlights the little-known roles of Montreal and Quebec in this international network
By examining the sources of the French relationship, we get to know the main players in this international heroin trafficking between France and the United States. Stephen then discovers the fundamental and forgotten role that Quebec played in the greatest drug trafficking of the post-war period..
French smugglers operate from Cuba and criminal networks are organized through the formation of a tripartite import system between France, Central America and Quebec, to get tons of heroin into the country by all means United States
With the proliferation of networks and the continuous increase in the quantities of imported drugs, many of the main criminals in the eyes of the US and Canadian police have become waves of arrests disrupting traffickers without succeeding in preventing network sponsors from harming
American fonts, Canadian and French are stepping up their cooperation and pressure is mounting on mafia families. In Marseille and Montreal, godfathers and criminals are arrested in the hearts of the French, not without some ups and downs! International mutual aid has borne fruit, although some criminal networks will continue to be active in trafficking for several decades.
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– HURRY // French connect Marseille , Montréal, New York
– Original podcast produced jointly with Radio Canada and France Culture