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International Report: Peru and Venezuela

Read the latest drug war and cannabis news from South American nations Peru and Venezeula.

Peru: 10K Cannabis Plants Burned in Village Raid

Last weekend, a detachment of troops from the Anti-Drug Department (DEPANDRO) of Peru's national police force raided the remote hamlet of Huayup, high in the mountains of the Aija province, incinerating more than 10,000 cannabis plants.

Peru: Protests Erupt as US Military Forces Arrive for Anti-Drug Mission

Without fanfare in either country, some 3,000 U.S. troops are now arriving in Peru for an anti-drug "training mission. The troops have embarked, along with several cargo planes, on the USS George Washington—sparking street protests in Lima. 

Colombia Overtakes Peru For Dubious Title

Colombia surpassed Peru last year in land under coca cultivation, resuming its number one position for the first time since 2012. The latest annual report from the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) finds that territory under coca cultivation dropped 14% in Pe...

Peru: Terrorist Group Linked to Colombian Cartel

Peru's authorities can't seem to put out the last flicker of the Sendero Luminoso insurgency. They now claim to have uncovered evidence that the neo-Senderistas are in league with one of the re-organized Colombian cocaine cartels, ironically known as the "Caf...



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