Cocaine

Can Peru Reform the Country's Notorious Coca-Growing Region?

The VRAEM is one of Peru's key areas for coca cultivation. Source: Wikipedia

Peru’s president, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski (PPK), has proposed a new alternative development plan for the country’s main coca-growing region in the hope of...

Photo source: Thomas Grisaffi/FPIF

On May 14, 2015, the government of Colombia announced that it would stop using glyphosate in the aerial fumigation of coca crops. The herbicide was being used as part of...
Coca farmer, Bolvia

Coca farmer, Bolvia

Bolivia looks set to expand the area of legally cultivated coca in the country, though questions remain over whether the proposed amount exceeds demand in the country...

Public awareness campaign in Amsterdam, late 2014 

Dutch authorities have warned that white heroin is still being mis-sold as cocaine on the streets of Amsterdam. On February 27, the Amsterdam Public Health Service...
drive-thru cocaina Brasil
Cocaine dealers in Brazil's largest city, São Paulo, are implementing an innovative "drive-thru" system for buyers. There are reports as far back...
Dominican Republic cocaine seizure
Recently released figures on the Dominican Republic's annual cocaine seizures show the country's importance as a transit country continues to grow, worrying news...

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