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Bolivia Weighs Up Coca Tax

Bolivia's government is considering placing a tax on coca crops, reports newspaper La Razon. Vice Minister for Coca and Integral Development German Loza Navia said...
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Bolivia Cites Anti-Coca Efforts

Security forces have eradicated over 3,200 hectares of coca in Bolivia so far this year, reports national newspaper La Razon. This is a record eradication rate for...
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Bolivia Reports Flood of Peruvian Coca Base

Bolivia's vice minister of social defense, Felipe Caceres, said that 56% of the coca base seized in that country this year comes from Peru. The Special Task Force...
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Bolivian Police Implicated in Sanabria Case

Three Bolivian police officers and a lawyer are accused of drug trafficking in connection with the case against General Rene Sanabria. The general is currently in...
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Paraguay Warplanes to Patrol Bolivia Border

Paraguay will begin patrolling its border with Bolivia by air in order to crack down on drug trafficking, reports La Razon. Tucano combat planes were deployed...
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Bolivian Govt Does Battle with Police Corruption

As questions arise over the integrity of its police force, the Bolivian government is attempting a major purge of its corrupt...
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UN, US Coca Figures Show Limits of Monitoring Cultivation

Large discrepancies in coca cultivation figures cited by the United Nations International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) and the U.S. State Department draw...
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Former Bolivian Drug Czar Arrested in Panama

After the arrest of Bolivia's former top narcotics czar Thursday in Panama, accused of running a drug-trafficking ring, attention is again focused on how deep is...
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Former Colombian Cartel Members: A New Home in Bolivia?

Bolivian police suspect that former members of the Norte Del Valle Cartel have infiltrated their borders, following the dismantling of the Colombian organization in...