Tag: drugs

Dangerous steps in South America
Globe Latin America

Dangerous steps in South America

The U.S. military presence in Latin American is generating controversy and giving rise to a majoritarian rejection by Unasur members, who see it as a threat. _ Liset Salgado With Bolivia, Ecuador and Venezuela at the head, Unasur have demanded a greater level of information and transparency, and insisted on […]

The truth about the drug war
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The truth about the drug war

“Cocaine Unwrapped” is a documentary that addresses the issue of drugs from a different perspective, by presenting an in depth look at one of society’s apparently unassailable and never ending problems. _ Javier Duque The film is captivating because the film makers decided to discuss the problem, not from a […]

“Drugs, without the hot air”
Globe Latin America

“Drugs, without the hot air”

This is the title of David Nutt’s book and also of  the panel taking place on 2nd June. _ A panel will focus on the efforts to minimise the damage from drugs – legal and illegal – with the writer Alvaro Enrique, the Colombian ambassador in the UK, Mauricio Rodriguez-Munera […]