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Bolivia Says Yes to Coca, No to Cocaine from Peru

While Bolivia fights a political battle over legal coca cultivation, it is also an increasingly important transit destination for cocaine traveling from Peru and...
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Brazil Deploys Unmanned Aircraft Over Bolivia

Brazil will soon start deploying unmanned aircraft into Bolivian airspace as part of an agreement with La Paz to fight the drug trafficking and organized crime that...
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Center for International Media Assistance: Confronting the News – The State of Independent Media in Latin America

A report by the Center for International Media Assistance and the National Endowment for Democracy on the state of independent media in Latin America. Conducted via...
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Bolivia Withdraws from UN Drug Convention

The Bolivian government has confirmed its decision to renounce a major UN drug convention, after rejecting its classification of the coca leaf as an illicit...
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Bolivia Captures Drug Kingpin, Claims Rare Victory

Bolivian officials announced this week that they had captured the cousin of one of Colombia’s most sought after paramilitary leaders. While the arrest is a victory...
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Bolivia Set to Withdraw from UN Drug Treaty

Bolivia appears on the verge of withdrawing from a major UN narcotics treaty, underscoring the difficulties facing the country as it attempts to balance drug policy...
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Bolivia to Toughen Money Laundering Laws

Bolivia plans to strengthen sanctions against financial insitutions that fail to report suspicious transactions, which could signal money laundering, to the...
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Bolivia: 85% Seized Assets Returned to Drug Traffickers

Eighty-five percent of goods seized from suspected narco-traffickers in Bolivia are later returned, according to a report by the...
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US Calls for Closer Anti-Drug Work with Bolivia

The director of the U.S. Narcotics Affairs Section (NAS) office in Bolivia has called for the two countries to work together in the fight against...