Tax police seize cosmetics in shipment from United States

Tax police had confiscated 51,804 items of cosmetics that came into the country form the United States.

The parent agency, the  Ministerio de Hacienda, said the contents of a container inspected at a hacienda warehouse did not jive with the manifests. In addition, some vitamins were not listed as approved for import by the Ministerio de Salud.

The ministry said the confiscated items included eyeliner, perfumes, body creams, gel, soaps, talc and other similar items.

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