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Andean strategy to control cocaine

Melvyn Levitsky

Andean strategy to control cocaine

by Melvyn Levitsky

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Published by U.S. Dept. of State, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of Public Communication in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drug control -- Andes Region,
  • Drug control -- United States,
  • Drug control -- International cooperation,
  • Andes Region -- Foreign economic relations -- United States,
  • United States -- Foreign economic relations -- Andes Region

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMelvyn Levitsky
    SeriesCurrent policy -- no. 1287
    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of State. Office of Public Communication
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3, [1] p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14654540M

    According to the paper, Option III, the “Comprehensive Anti-Cocaine Strategy for the Andean Region” – the option that most closely resembles the one approved by the president – “has the corollary benefit of helping democratic governments fight growing insurgent . U.S. narcotics control policies in the Northern Andes, ; Reagan, the drug war, and the narco-terrorist nexus; Northern Andean guerrillas, drug trafficking, and Cold War politics; The militarization of the drug war: Bush, Panama, and the Andean strategy; The failure of the Andean strategy; Clinton: from the Andean strategy to plan.

    The countries within the Andean Region are primarily responsible for the heroin, and the world's cocaine hydrochloride (HCL), cocaine base, and wholesale cocaine HCL distribution. Shipments of multi-ton quantities of cocaine are transported via maritime container shipments, fishing vessels and go fast boats to the U.S. and Europe via Mexico and. out of 5 stars The Andean Cocaine Industry Reviewed in the United States on Septem As a person who has lived in and conducted business in Colombia, and as someone who is interested in the subjects of Colombian history, economics, and the country's struggle to maintain its own internal sovereignty, I found The Anean Cocaine Reviews: 5.

    Andean Cocaine proves indispensable to understanding one of the most vexing social dilemmas of the late twentieth-century Americas: the American cocaine epidemic of the s and, in its wake, the seemingly endless U. S. drug war in the Andes. The authors analyze the economic and political impact of the drug business on the Andean nations, including such problems as violence and the undermining of legitimate business. Through the ground-breaking work of Clawson and Lee, The Andean Cocaine Industry illuminates one of the most pervasive problems facing the world today.


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Levitsky and United States. Department of State. Office of Public Communication. Abstract "July "--P. [4].Shipping list no.: n of access: Internet Topics. Through the Andean Strategy, the US has been tackling the cocaine trade from various angles, eradication of coca bushes, interdiction of cocaine loads, demolishing criminal groups and providing alternative crops and social : Sayaka Fukumi.

Andean Cocaine proves indispensable to understanding one of the most Andean strategy to control cocaine book social dilemmas of the late twentieth-century Americas: the American cocaine epidemic of the s and, in its wake, the seemingly endless U.S.

drug war in the Andes. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video An illustration of an audio speaker. Cocaine industry, Drug control, Drug control, Organized crime Publisher and Cold War politics -- The militarization of the drug war: Bush, Panama, and the Andean strategy -- The failure of the Andean strategy.

Drug Abuse. april EUROPEAN DRUGS CONTROL POLICY & THE ANDEAN REGION Effectiveness and Trends by Elizabeth Joyce. Introduction. An explanation of how the European Union (EU) came to form a common policy on drugs towards Latin America, what it involves and the changes that have emerged in the past five years should shed some light on how drugs production in the Andean.

The half-life of cocaine is – hours [14, 15]. Cocaine is rapidly cleared from the plasma but can be detected in the brain, ocular fluid, and liver for 8 hours after initial usage.

Following single doses of cocaine, plasma concentrations typically average ,–, ng or ng in whole blood [17, 18]. The whole blood. Book Description: Illuminating a hidden and fascinating chapter in the history of globalization, Paul Gootenberg chronicles the rise of one of the most spectacular and now illegal Latin American exports: berg traces cocaine's history from its origins as a medical commodity in the nineteenth century to its repression during the early twentieth century and its dramatic reemergence.

United States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Narcotics Abuse and Control: The San Antonio Summit and the Andean strategy: hearing before the Select Committee on Narcotics Abuse and Control, House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, second session, Ma (Washington: U.S. G.P.O. Get this from a library.

Andean strategy: hearing before the Select Committee on Narcotics Abuse and Control, House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, first session, J [United States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Narcotics Abuse and Control.].

In Andean Cocaine, Gootenberg presents what he calls a new history of how cocaine became South Americas most emblematic product. In seven chapters, organized into three sections, he traces the drugs trajectory through its creation and spread as a world commodity (), its halting redefinition as a global pariah drug (), and, finally, its metamorphosis between and into a /5(5).

The report said, 'The fact remains that after spending nearly $ million on an Andean drug fighting strategy in three years, more drugs are imported from. Plan Colombia was a United States foreign aid, military aid, and diplomatic initiative aimed at combating Colombian drug cartels and left-wing insurgent groups in Colombia.

The plan was originally conceived in by the administrations of Colombian President Andrés Pastrana and U.S. President Bill Clinton, and signed into law by the United States in   Morever, the plan proposed a $2 billion five-year program for the Andean region in the three countries, the primary sources of cocaine smuggled to America, and called for a.

Description. The coca plant resembles a blackthorn bush, and grows to a height of 2 to 3 metres (7 to 10 feet). The branches are straight, and the leaves are thin, opaque, oval, and taper at the extremities.

A marked characteristic of the leaf is an areolated portion bounded by two longitudinal curved lines, one line on each side of the midrib, and more conspicuous on the under face of the leaf. The Andean nations of Peru, Bolivia, and Colombia continue to lead the world in cocaine production,(10) while the United States leads the world in cocaine consumption.(11) The United States also leads the international community in protesting the illicit production and trafficking of cocaine, and the supply-side international strategy still.

The Andean nations of Peru, Bolivia, and Colombia continue to lead the world in cocaine production,(10) while the United States leads the world in cocaine consumption.(11) The United States also leads the international community in protesting the illicit production and trafficking of cocaine, and the supply-side international strategy still.

The first section of the book examines U.S. drug policy toward Latin America through an historical overview of U.S. drug control policy, a discussion of the Andean strategy, and an analysis of the U.S.

and Latin American militaries' role in drug control efforts. 3 U.S. Narcotics Control Policies in the Northern Andes, –, 4 Reagan, the Drug War, and the Narco-Terrorist Nexus, 5 Northern Andean Guerrillas, Drug Trafficking, and Cold War Politics, 6 The Militarization of the Drug War: Bush, Panama, and the Andean Strategy, 7 The Failure of the Andean Strategy.Andean Cocaine proves indispensable to understanding one of the most vexing social dilemmas of the late twentieth-century Americas: the American cocaine epidemic of the s and, in its wake, the seemingly endless U.S.

drug war in the Andes. Pure potential cocaine production in Peru increased to the highest level in 25 years, rising 20 percent to metric tons, while coca cultivation saw a 13 percent increase in