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United States anti-narcotics activities in the Andean region

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations.

United States anti-narcotics activities in the Andean region

thirty-eighth report

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Narcotics, Control of -- United States.,
  • Narcotics, Control of -- Andes Region.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby the Committee on Government Operations together with separate views.
    SeriesHouse report / 101st Congress, 2d session -- 101-991.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 102 p. ;
    Number of Pages102
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15284655M

    Latin America and the Caribbean: Issues for the th Congress Summary The Latin American and Caribbean region has made enormous strides over the past two decades in political development, with all countries but Cuba having regular free and fair elections for head of state. But several nations have faced considerable challenges that have threatened political stability, including economic. The U.S. Campaign Against International Narcotics Trafficking: A Cure Worse than the Disease of a larger "crime epidemic" afflicting the United States. Mapping a comprehensive assault on the.

    Latin America and the Caribbean: Legislative Issues in Summary This report provides an overview of the major legislative issues Congress dealt with in and relating to Latin America and the Caribbean. Organized by the regions and subregions of the Western Hemisphere, the report provides reference and linkages to other reports covering the issues in more detail. The United States also froze commercial military sales to Peru and pulled out all Green Beret trainers working with Peruvian anti-narcotics police. anti-narcotics activities, such as Drug.

    The use of a listing and certification process has been a critical part of coercive strategies used by the United States (U.S.) to further its drug control policies internationally. May 22,  · The s and s saw the expansion of cocaine and heroin trafficking within a triangle connecting the Andean region, Cuba, and the United States. These illegal drug networks operated in a manner that paralleled Cuba’s trade in legal goods and flourished under the umbrella of an economy tied closely to international commerce and to the.


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Perl BACKGROUND Andean Initiative Part of Emerging Overall Drug Strategy N SEPTEMBERPresident Bush outlined a comprehen-sive, multi-faceted drug control strategy with both national and international dimensions. The strategy focused on reduc.

U.S. government anti-narcotics activities in the Andean region of South America: hearings before the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations of the Committee on Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred First Congress, first session, September 26, 27, 29, Recent developments in Peru and Colombia are promising indicators that progressive drug policy reform is advancing in the Andean region.

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Policy in Latin America. Trade between the United States and the Andean region more than doubled in the decade after the act’s passage; the four countries together increased their exports to the United States by about 80 percent, while U.S.

grain exports to the region grew percent and aircraft. United States on heroin, cocaine, and marijuana. 4 Conservative estimates of the retail value of the global trade in illicit narcotics reach around $ billion to $ billion annually.

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Mar 13,  · The Subcommittee's leadership and support in our fight against international drug trafficking and terrorism is deeply appreciated by DEA and all Americans.

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Scholarships, seminars and public diplomacy can still work if they use new technologies and creativity to reach out to indigenous and new-style leaders.With the signing of the Cartagena Declaration by the Andean heads of state and President Bush, the "war on drugs" was directly tied to respect for human rights, particularly with regard to police and military anti-narcotics activities.

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