Drug Policy

Wednesday, September 5, 2012 - 00:00
La canciller de Colombia, Maria Angela Holguin, aseguro este martes en Guatemala, que su pais esta abierto a buscar nuevas alternativas para combatir el narcotrafico, debido a que la estrategia actual, impulsada por Estados Unidos, no ha funcionado.
Friday, August 31, 2012 - 00:00
The clash between coca growers and police calls attention to the fact that the Monzon is truly Peru's last great hold out of coca crops.
Wednesday, August 29, 2012 - 00:00
Her cause has been joined by Americans who have found an opportunity in the publicity surrounding the violence in Mexico to shine attention to their own agendas in the U.S.
Tuesday, August 28, 2012 - 00:00
Despite Bolivia's rejection of Brazilian federal police entering its territory, it has accepted Brazil's technological assistance in the past to combat drug trafficking and illicit coca cultivation.
Monday, August 27, 2012 - 00:00
Herbicida no cumple exigencias del gobierno de EE.UU. y el programa de aspersion esta cerca de no ser certificado.
Monday, August 27, 2012 - 00:00
President Dilma Rousseff late last year launched a new military-police offensive against cocaine smuggling from the border areas to urban centers where prisons are chock-full of small-time dealers
Wednesday, August 8, 2012 - 00:00
"Pronto vamos a crear el primer regimiento ecologico para que tenga la obligacion de cuidar los parques nacionales junto a los movimientos sociales", integrados especialmente por productores de coca.
Tuesday, August 7, 2012 - 00:00
La propuesta del alcalde de Bogota, Gustavo Petro, de construir centros para el consumo controlado de drogas, en las zonas con mayor indice de criminalidad, abrio este lunes un debate.
Tuesday, August 7, 2012 - 00:00
The apparent victory may be increasingly irrelevant as cocaine markets diffuse to other regions and prescription drug abuse becomes an increasing problem.
Tuesday, July 31, 2012 - 09:24

Last Wednesday (July 25) the UN Office on Drugs and Crime issued a report with its latest findings about coca, the plant used to make cocaine, in Colombia.

The 112-page report explains that, from 2010 to 2011:

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