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01.06.2009

Mexican Troops Occupy Ciudad Juarez, US Officials Urge Greater Cooperation in Fight Against Cartels.

(Drug War Chronicle, Issue 575, 06.03.2009)[mehr]

Kategorie: Mexiko, dgs-info, Ausgabe 25

01.06.2009

Gates says US military can help Mexico in drug war

Defense Secretary Robert Gates says the U.S. is in the position to provide more help to Mexico in the fight against drug cartels operating near the U.S. border.Gates says some of the old biases against cooperation between the...[mehr]

Kategorie: Mexiko, dgs-info, Ausgabe 25

01.06.2009

Cocaine Production Surge Unleashes Wave of Violence in Latin America

Cocaine production has surged across Latin America and unleashed a wave of violence, population displacements and corruption, prompting urgent calls to rethink the drug war. More than 750 tonnes of cocaine are shipped annually...[mehr]

Kategorie: Lateinamerika - Karibik, dgs-info, Ausgabe 25

01.06.2009

The ecological impact of Colombia's cocaine trade.

(The Guardian, slide show, Mai 2008)[mehr]

Kategorie: Kolumbien, dgs-info, Ausgabe 25

01.06.2009

It's the Pot Economy, Stupid

Marijuana already plays a huge role in the California and national economies. It's a revenue opportunity we literally can't afford to ignore. (Alternet, 03.03.2009)[mehr]

Kategorie: USA, dgs-info, Ausgabe 25

01.06.2009

Decades of Disparity: Drug Arrests and Race in the United States.

(HRW – Human Rights Watch, 2009)[mehr]

Kategorie: USA, dgs-info, Ausgabe 25

01.06.2009

Blacks Arrested on Drug Charges in Wildly Disproportionate Numbers, Rights Group Charges.

As if we needed further confirmation that the war on drugs is racially biased in outcome, the human rights group Human Rights Watch released a report Monday showing that blacks have been arrested nationwide for drug offenses at...[mehr]

Kategorie: USA, dgs-info, Ausgabe 25