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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

01.06.2009

Fatal Attraction, Drug addiction has assumed alarming proportions in Punjab over the past few years.

Thousands of young and old are in its grip. (The Tribune, 07.03.2009)[mehr]

Kategorie: Indien, dgs-info, Ausgabe 25

01.06.2009

End the plight of Asia's poppy farmers

The anti-opium policy imposed by the west focused on eradication, and failed to supply an alternative source of income. (The Guardian online, 05.03.2009)[mehr]

Kategorie: Laos, dgs-info, Ausgabe 25