Tagged: plan colombia
USAID spending often means less security and more violence against women, particularly women human rights defenders.
The United States must stop supporting the perverse Colombian status quo that lies at the heart of the country's prolonged civil war.
The government of Peru is getting tough on traffickers and encouraging farmers to plant alternative crops, but will it work?
Institute for Policy Studies' Drug Policy Project invite you to the DC premier of a new film by Give Us Names.
Forty years after the war on drugs began the fallout from bad policy has had dire consequences both home and abroad.
Far from breaking morale, the tactic of taking out the heads of trafficking groups gives junior thugs a shot at becoming the kingpin--if only briefly.
Scrapping tariffs can hurt poor farmers, and a deal with Colombia might boost coca production.
Even former Mexican President Vicente Fox has said that "prohibition isn't working" and that "violence against violence doesn't work."
The U.S. vision for Latin America consists of applying Plan Colombia to the region as a whole.
Despite a legal setback, the State Department says that existing agreements permit the United States to continue its military presence in Colombia.