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Ancient Andean Tradition or Dangerous Narcotic? A Tale of Two Documents

A diplomatic battle is raging over whether the United Nations should reverse its ban on coca leaf chewing, with the United States maintaining that such a repeal...
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Morales Struggles to Balance Drug Policy

President Evo Morales announced last week that he will relaunch an "international campaign" promoting the decriminalization of the coca leaf, the raw material for...
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Nigeria Seizes Huge Cocaine Shipment from Bolivia

Friday, authorities in Nigeria seized a cocaine shipment with an estimated worth of $7 million in the port city...
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Bolivia VP: US Has ‘Obligation’ to Fund Anti-Drug Efforts

Responding to a remark made by USAID mission director Wayne Nilsestuen about an upcoming "overall reduction" in aid, Bolivia’s vice president Álvaro?García...
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Bolivia Announces Drug Trafficking Summit with Peru and Brazil

Bolivian government spokesperson, Sacha Llorenti, announced yesterday that Peru, Bolivia and Brazil all plan to hold a meeting to coordinate future policies in the...
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Bolivia and Paraguay Sign Drug Trafficking Treaty

Both the Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Defense for Bolivia and Paraguay signed a bilateral agreement yesterday during the fourth session of the "Two-Plus-Two...
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Bolivian Government Identifies Source of ‘Illegal’ Coca

The Bolivian government announced on Monday that it has located the six regions in which most of the country’s legally-produced coca is diverted to the illegal...
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Bolivia Celebrates Anti-Drug Day

Bolivia has indicated recently that it is interested in new alliances in the fight against the drug...