Items tagged with peace

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Coca and the Colombian Peace Accords [11.08.2017] Getting to the Briceño region in the heart of Antioquia requires an excellent vehicle, and a lot of time and luck. The week before our journey there ...
After decades of war, Colombian farmers face a new test: Peace [18.07.2017] Every three months or so, Javier Tupaz, a father of six, heads downhill from his clapboard home to work in his cocaine laboratory. Under a black tent...
Is Colombia sacrificing coca farmers' trust for US Aid dollars? [17.05.2017] Colombia's defense minister divulged new coca eradication figures ahead of a meeting between Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and his US counte...
Confronting Colombia’s coca boom requires patience and a commitment to the peace accords [13.03.2017] Colombia is in the midst of a coca boom, perhaps its largest ever. The coca boom’s causes are complex, and Colombia’s government is hoping that the U...
Joint statement [13.03.2017] Exactly one year ago, in the 59th session of the CND, the Colombian government urged the international community to openly debate the results obtaine...
How Santos’ new peace deal aggravated Colombia’s drug war [25.01.2017] The chapter devoted to “solving the drug problem” in the first version of President Santos’ peace agreement was far from perfect. But it was the firs...
Myanmar returns to what sells: Heroin [03.01.2015] A decade ago, Myanmar seemed on course to wipe out the opium fields and heroin jungle labs along its eastern border, the notorious Golden Triangle. T...
Alternative Development or Business as Usual? [01.11.2010] The Chinese Government's opium substitution programmes in northern Burma and Laos have prompted a booming rubber industry, but the beneficiaries have...
Missing Targets [01.09.2007] Despite efforts by the Afghan government and the international community to reduce poppy cultivation, opium production in Afghanistan has once again ...

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