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  1. Mercosur: entre doctrinas, mercado y seguridad

    • Adriana Rossi
    26 January 2007

    La mirada geopolítica al mundo tiende a menudo a pasar por al alto el Mercosur, pero se trata de una zona atravesada por conflictos, proyectos, contradicciones y combates por la hegemonía que consigue encapsular varias de las dinámicas que caracterizan la construcción de poderes, alianzas y enemigos en el mundo actual marcado por la supremacía estadounidense.

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    Political Challenges Posed by the Failure of Prohibition

    • Ricardo Vargas
    01 May 2006
    Policy briefing

    After a slight dip in coca production during 2003 and 2004, the Andean region has returned to the historical average of 200,000 hectares of coca crops.

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    Los retos políticos frente al fracaso de la prohibición

    • Ricardo Vargas
    01 May 2006
    Policy briefing

    Luego de una ligera caída en la producción de coca durante los años 2003 y 2004, la región andina ha restablecido el promedio histórico de 200 mil hectáreas de hoja de coca que ha conocido el área durante los últimos 13 años

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    Conflict flares in the Bolivian tropics

    • Drugs and Democracy
    01 January 2002
    Policy briefing

    An impressive reduction of the coca-cultivated area has been achieved within the framework of Plan Dignidad, but this ‘success’ has exacted a heavy toll in terms of the impoverishment and criminalisation of the Bolivian coca leaf-growing peasantry, or cocaleros, as they are known.

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    Conflicto en el trópico boliviano

    • Drugs and Democracy
    01 January 2002
    Policy briefing

    La importante reducción de la superficie de coca cultivada llevada a la práctica en el marco del llamado Plan Dignidad, si bien da cuenta del éxito local de una política, tal "éxito" ha sido logrado a costa de la pauperización, y criminalización del campesinado cocalero boliviano.

  6. Lifting the ban on coca chewing

    • Martin Jelsma
    10 March 2011

    This briefing paper analyses the reasons behind Bolivia’s proposal to remove from the 1961 Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs the obligation to abolish the practice of coca chewing and the opposing arguments that have been brought forward.

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    Coca or Death?

    • Hugo Cabieses, Allison Spedding Pallet
    13 April 2004
    Policy briefing

    This issue of Drugs and Conflict analyses cocalero peasant organisations in Peru and Bolivia and their interaction with successive governments during the peasant mobilisations of recent years.

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    Por una política europea de inversiones al servicio del interés público

    • Seattle to Brussels Network (S2B)
    03 August 2010
    Policy briefing

    Esta guía de introducción al régimen neoliberal de inversiones de la UE explica, con lenguaje sencillo, los costos sociales y ambientales de abrir las puertas de las economías de países vulnerables y esboza varias alternativas.

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    All for one and one for all

    04 February 2014
    Multi-media

    An inspiring story of how women in a poor neighbourhood of Cochabamba, Bolivia used partnership and collaboration to provide water services when state, local governments and the private sector failed to deliver.

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    Washington Secures Long-Sought Hemispheric Outpost, Perhaps at the Expense of Regional Sovereignty

    Mary Donohue, Melissa Nepomiachi
    22 July 2013
    In the media

    The Transnational Institute, an Amsterdam-based scholar-activist organization, observed that the response of the Bolivian press is understandable because there have been previous suspicions of outside forces wanting to exercise military control over the natural resources of the Chaco (Tarija) region.

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    Plantean exportar harina de coca para tratar adicción a la cocaína

    19 August 2013
    In the media

    El proyecto de Bolivia de exportar derivados de la coca tiene un potencial mercado en la venta de harina de la planta para el tratamiento médico de adictos a la cocaína, afirmó ayer el experto holandés en políticas internacionales sobre drogas, Martín Jelsma.

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    UN accepts “coca leaf chewing” in Bolivia

    14 January 2013
    In the media

    Bolivia will again belong to the 1961 Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs after its bid to rejoin with a reservation that it does not accept the treaty’s requirement that “coca leaf chewing must be banned” was successful Friday. Opponents needed one-third of the 184 signatory countries to object, but fell far, far short despite objections by the US and the International Narcotics Control Board.

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    US, Few Others Object to Bolivia UN Coca-Chewing Bid

    04 January 2013
    In the media

    Formal objections from four Western countries are the latest twist in Bolivia's effort to remove the international proscription on the ancestral habit of coca leaf chewing.

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    Más allá del altruismo: EE.UU. Bolivia y el ATPDEA

    Ruggero Fornoni
    04 November 2008
    Article
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    Re-founding the state in Bolivia

    Mariano Aguirre, Isabel Moreno
    01 January 2007
    Article
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