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Bolivia President Warns of US Drug Agency Plots

Nearly three years after expelling the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) from Bolivia, President Evo Morales continues to accuse the agency of seeking to...
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Santa Cruz Emerges as Bolivia Trafficking Hub

With illicit coca production on the rise in Bolivia, the eastern department of Santa Cruz is becoming a hotspot for criminal activity in the...
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Vehicle Amnesty Drives Up Car Trafficking in Bolivia

Legalization and amnesty have led to illicit trafficking and organized crime in Bolivia. We’re not talking about drugs or weapons or people. This is about...
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‘Hitman Linked to Brazil Gangs Arrested in Bolivia’

Authorities said they had arrested a hitman with links to Comando Vermelho, one of Brazil’s most dangerous gangs, in the department of Santa Cruz,...
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Bolivia Children on Sale for $3: Official

A Bolivian official has highlighted the problem of human trafficking in his country, saying that thousands of children are sold to traffickers each year and sent to...
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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...