Peru, coca plant eradication program haulted as work begins on new anti-drugs program

Posted on August 21, 2011 • Filed under: Conflicts, Crime, Culture, Drug Activity, Peru, Politics, Social Issues

News of the suspension in eradication work surprised the United States, which has tried for years to limit coca production in Peru as part of a broader war on drugs. The United Nations says Peru is now the world’s leading coca grower and could surpass Colombia as the top cocaine producer.Read Article

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