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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...
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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...