For six weeks they protested their innocence but this evening, the two young women accused of smuggling cocaine from Peru pleaded guilty to drugs trafficking.
It means Melissa Reid and Michaela McCollum Connelly will get shorter sentences than if they had lost court cases and they may be able to serve some of the time back home.
Neil Connery reports:
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