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    Retos descomunales

    Ricardo Vargas
    27 Septiembre 2014
    En los medios

    El acuerdo parcial del punto cuarto de la Agenda de La Habana —‘Solución al problema de las drogas ilícitas’— mantiene inamovible la política antidrogas que ha venido aplicando Colombia durante varias décadas.

  2. Colombia, more than three decades of toxic sprayings. Enough!

    Amira Armenta
    26 Septiembre 2014
    Article

    It is unfortunate that 35 years after the first chemical spraying in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, we are still writing about aerial sprayings in Colombia, demanding the current government to definitely defer an ecocide and incompetent policy.

  3. ¿Está condenado al fracaso el acuerdo sobre drogas alcanzado por el gobierno de Colombia y las FARC?

    Kyra Gurney - 8 de agosto, 2014
    25 Agosto 2014
    En los medios

    En un informe titulado "Drugs, Armed Conflict, and Peace" (Drogas, conflicto armado y Paz) Ricardo Vargas -investigador asociado del Transnational Institute- examina el acuerdo parcial sobre drogas ilegales alcanzado en mayo durante las negociaciones de paz entre las Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia (FARC) y el gobierno del país.

  4. La reelección de Juan Manuel Santos

    17 Junio 2014
    Article

    Qué podemos esperar de los próximos cuatro años del Gobierno de Santos en materia de políticas de drogas.

  5. Repressive policies only stoking Asean's drug problem

    Martin Jelsma, Tom Kramer
    10 Junio 2014
    Article

    The strategy of Asean's 10 member countries to become "drug free" by 2015 is failing dramatically. In the last decade, opium cultivation in the region has doubled, drug use -- especially of methamphetamines, a powerful synthetic stimulant -- has increased significantly, and there remain strong links between drugs, conflict, crime and corruption.

  6. Heroin returns to Golden Triangle

    02 Junio 2014
    En los medios

    Poppy cultivation has rapidly expanded in the Myanmar and Laos parts of the Golden Triangle, to feed new demands for heroin, chiefly in China, according to a report released Monday.
    "After a decade of decline, Southeast Asia is now once again a major opium growing region," it claims.

  7. Policy Reform Needed to Stem Burma’s Resurgent Drug Trade

    02 Junio 2014
    En los medios

    The resurgence of the illicit drugs trade in Burma in recent years is the result of flawed drug control policies by Burma and its neighbors, a new report says. It urges regional governments to reform their repressive policies in order to better address the trade’s underlying causes, such as rural poverty, and the impact of a rise in drug use.

  8. Regional anti-drug policies exacerbating problem: study

    Bill O’Toole
    02 Junio 2014
    En los medios

    The steep rise is opium cultivation across Southeast Asia and its associated problems over the past five years is being encouraged by draconian anti-drug policies instituted as part ASEAN's strategy to become "drug-free" by 2015, a non-government organisation says in a new report.