The success of many anti-drug measures adopted by governments in the past decade has been at best mixed, and the costs associated have been high. The most common anti-drug efforts are related to eradication of crops and include manual eradication.
A confidential informant says the DEA had its sights set on Bolivia's populist leader.
Click here to read Al Jazeera's full report on the Yungas Valley. Bolivian President Evo Morales, a former coca farmer and
How effective is Morales's conference likely to be? And what do environmentalists make of the environmental downsides of Morales' coca nationalism?
First the soldiers came to Río Seco, a coca-growing village in the lush mountain jungles of southern Peru. "They called us
What if I told you there is a way to reduce federal and state government spending, increase tax revenue, stabilize friendly foreign governments, fight terrorism and reduce the crime rate, all in one fell swoop?