Bolivia charts its own path on coca

A very small country challenged the basic premises of U.S. domination and policy implications, and it succeeded
25 June 2014
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The U.N. reported that coca cultivation in Bolivia fell nine percent last year, and a massive 26 percent in the past three years.

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The nationwide decrease, to an area of only 23,00 hectares, or 12 miles, is widely regarded as a laudable achievement, but overlooked is the fact that Bolivia’s success has come on its own terms – not Washington’s – and with vital cooperation from many of the country’s small coca farmers.

InterPress Service (IPS)
Thursday, June 26, 2014