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    Ex-Chilean Ambassador Killed by Bomb Blast

    Stephen J. Lynton, Lawrence Meyer
    22 September 1976
    Article

    Orlando Letelier, a high official of the late Chile President Salvador Allende, was killed in Washington yesterday when a bomb exploded beneath his car.

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    Murder of Diplomat Deplored

    Phillip A. McCombs
    22 September 1976
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    Considerable outrage was expressed over the murder of Orlando Letelier yesterday.

  3. For Orlando

    John Berger
    29 September 1976
    Article
  4. Two Deaths in the Morning

    Saul Landau
    01 December 1976
    Article

    Orlando Letelier represented all the qualities government should stand for: he was a lawyer who believed in rules and constitutions, his ethic was equality and justice; his means of persuasion and authority was reason.

     
  5. Speech by Samuel Rubin

    Samuel Rubin
    22 September 1978
    Article

    Samuel Rubins acceptance speech for the Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights Awards

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    The standard low dose of oral cocaine

    • Teobaldo Llosa
    31 December 1993

    publicationCoca tea has been used for the treatment of cocaine dependence. Two previous reports found that treatment that includes coca tea can be successful in controlling relapse to cocaine dependence. In the current study, coca tea plus counseling was used to treat cocaine dependence in 23 cocaine-addicted coca paste smokers seeking treatment at an outpatient clinic in Lima, Peru.

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  7. The WHO Cocaine Project

    03 March 1995

    In 1995 the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) announced in a press release the publication of the results of the largest global study on cocaine use ever undertaken. A decision in the World Health Assembly banned the publication of the study. The US representative threatened that "if WHO activities relating to drugs failed to reinforce proven drug control approaches, funds for the relevant programmes should be curtailed". This led to the decision to discontinue publication.

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    Enemy Images on Pakistan Television

    I. A. Rehman
    01 December 1996
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    Cannabis use, a stepping stone to other drugs?

    31 December 1996

    publicationDoes smoking reefer lead to using other drugs, in daily practice usually described as cocaine and heroin? Raising the possibility that the answer to this question might be affirmative, is known as the stepping stone hypothesis. Recently this hypothesis has been raised again in slightly other terms: cannabis use as a “gateway” to other allegedly more dangerous drugs.

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  12. Statement of Evo Morales

    25 February 1998
    Declaration

    Executive Secretary of the Five Federations of Lowland Peasants in Bolivia and President of the Andean Confederation of Coca Leaf Producers.
    Meant to be presented to the United Nations General Assembly Special Session on Drugs (UNGASS) New York, June 8-10, 1998

     

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    MAI Manifesto of 28 April 1998

    Susan George
    28 April 1998
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    Statement Andean Coca Producers

    18 May 1998

    The Andean Council of Coca Leaf Growers (CAPHC), which groups together men and women coca growers from Bolivia, Colombia and Peru, met in Puno May 17-18, 1998, to analyze the situation of our people, put a distance between ourselves and the anti-drug policies currently being implemented and propose alternatives that need to be put in practice at the grassroots, demanded from the Andean governments in office today and proposed to the international community.

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    Prologue: The End of Imagination

    Arundhati Roy
    01 August 1998
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    A Meeting of Minds

    Walden Bello, Hazel Henderson
    03 April 1999
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    Public Institutions and Civil Society

    Susan George
    01 May 1999
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    Chile Declassified: Newly Released Documents Reveal Close US Ties to the Pinochet Regime

    Peter Kornbluh
    16 August 1999
    Article

    While recently declassified documents are conspicuously lacking in information about the US role in helping Pinochet take and consolidate power, they are rich in detail about the inner workings of his bloody regime.

  19. De Forward Operating Locations en de War on Drugs

    01 October 1999
    Article

    Op 13 april 1999 sloot Nederland een verdrag met de Verenigde Staten over de vestiging van Amerikaanse militaire steunpunten voor drugsbestrijding op Aruba en Curaçao, de zogenaamde "Forward Operating Locations" (FOLs).

  20. Martin Jelsma

    Profile
    Programme Director Drugs & Democracy

    Martin Jelsma is a political scientist who has specialised in Latin America and international drugs policy.  In 2005, he received the Alfred R. Lindesmith Award for Achievement in the Field of Scholarship, which stated that Jelsma "is increasingly recognized as one of, if not the, outstanding strategists in terms of how international institutions deal with drugs and drug policy."...

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