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The Andean drug initiative

Raphael Perl

The Andean drug initiative

background and issues for Congress

by Raphael Perl

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Published by Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drug control -- Andes Region,
  • Drug control -- United States,
  • Drug control -- International cooperation,
  • Cocaine industry -- Andes Region,
  • Drug traffic -- Andes Region

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRaphael F. Perl
    SeriesMajor studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1992, reel 4, fr. 00664
    ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination19 p.
    Number of Pages19
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15459653M

    Raphael F. Perl. BACKGROUND. Andean Initiative Part of. Emerging Overall Drug Strategy. N SEPTEMBER , President Bush outlined a comprehen-. sive, multi-faceted drug control strategy with both national. and international dimensions. The strategy focused on reduc-. ing both the demand and supply of illicit drugs. Plan Colombia was the name of a United States foreign aid, military and diplomatic initiative aimed at combating Colombian drug cartels and left-wing insurgent groups in 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

    The Andean Wonder Drug: Cinchona Bark and Imperial Science in the Spanish Atlantic, [Matthew James Crawford]. In the eighteenth century, malaria was a prevalent and deadly disease, and the only effective treatment was found in the Andean fo.   Declaration on Drug Policy in the Andean Region (PDF) Carter Center Blog: Forum Identifies Solutions to Improve Cooperation Among Andean Countries and the United States; Carter Center and International IDEA Launch Initiative to Strengthen Andean-U.S. Relations, March 2, ; Andean-U.S. Dialogue Forum to Strengthen Relations, Feb. 24,

    A book about the inspiring journey of Dr. David Gaus and Andean Health & Development is now on bookshelves. Long Road from Quito is written by Tony Hiss. Hiss is the author of 13 books and was a staff writer at the New Yorker for 30 years. Since then, he has been a visiting scholar at New York University. Available wherever books are sold. 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.


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Andean Cocaineproves 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 Andean Counterdrug Initiative: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Criminal Justice, Drug Policy, and Human Resources of the Committee on Government R on.

Book Microform: National government publication: Microfilm: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Drug control -- Andes Region. Drug control -- United States. Drug control -- International cooperation.

View all subjects; More like this: Similar Items. 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 by: The Andean Wonder Drug is a tour de force in revealing the bureaucratic nature of the production of knowledge in the early modern Atlantic world through the "eyes" of an essential, yet contested, drug.

Quina and cinchona will never be viewed the same again. Michael A. Flannery, Pharmacy in History. The Andean Counterdrug Initiative is in part meant to use United States. funds as leverage to motivate and sustain a region wide commitment to the counternarcotics fight.

Bolivia, for example, has achieved a 70 percent reduction in cocoa cultivation over the last six years that is the sort of success we will be looking for. The Andean Wonder Drug boldly challenges historiographical consensus.

The book offers an alternative to the facile narrative connecting science to empire. It shows that an empire that invested inordinate amounts of resources in botanical expeditions and clinical trials was not necessarily effective at increasing agricultural productivity.

The author, Francisco E. Thoumi, though trained as an economist, rejects simplistic economic solutions as well as simplistic moral ones as he addresses the Andean countries of Peru, Colombia, and Bolivia and the attitudes and responses of the United States.

1 Andean assessments Drug policy in the Andes Crop eradication Crop substitution and alternative development Consumption, prevention and treatment Punishment and incarceration Destruction of laboratories, interdiction of traffic and control of money laundering Organized crime 2 A contradictory context.

/ Tatiana Shohov --Andean Regional Initiative: fact sheet / U.S. Department of State --DEA congressional testimony / Asa Hutchinson --Importance of Andean Regional Initiative / Rand Beers --Andean Regional Initiative / Michael Deal --Andean Regional Initiative (ARI): FY assistance for Colombia and neighbors / K.

Larry Storrs and Nina M. He investigates how the United States and the Andean countries perceive drugs issues; the history, structure, and evolution of drug industries in the Andes; the size of the industries in Peru, Colombia, and Bolivia; and their economic, political, and social effects in each country.

The Andean Counterdrug Initiative (ACI) is a program operated within the US State Department that is responsible for supporting anti-drug initiatives in Colombia and other South American countries.

ACI grew out of a controversial legislation, Plan Colombia, which supported various drug wars in South America. The program seeks to eradicate coca and induce local farmers to plant alternative crops.

The Andean Counterdrug Initiative (ACI) advances the President’s goal of strengthening democracy, regional stability, and economic development throughout the hemisphere. Intertwined Problems. The Andes produce virtually all of the world’s cocaine and a significant amount of heroin.

BBC News, Oct 10/ Kathryn Ledebur, of the Andean Information Network, a think tank that analyses drug policy and promotes socio-economic justice in Bolivia, agrees that the initiative should be applauded.”You achieve two things at once,” she says. “You guarantee that the leaf will never be processed into cocaine, an illegal substance.

Drugs, Democracy, and the Andean Crisis Research Paper The United States has imposed a hard-line law enforcement drug control strategy on source and transit countries in Latin America, an approach that has not been successful to date and has caused significant collateral damage.

This thesis examines the reason for the failure of the U.S. National Drug Control Strategy, and the Andean Initiative. Its scope is limited to cocaine trafficking from the Andean nations of Bolivia, Colombia, and Peru, to the United States.

It provides the background of those strategies, and analyzes various explanations for failure. The Andean Regional Initiative is the next stage of a long-term effort to address the threat of narcotics and the underlying causes of the narcotics industry and violence in Colombia, while assisting Colombia's neighbors to ward off those same dangers in their own countries.

Get this from a library. Andean drug initiative: hearing before the Subcommittee on Terrorism, Narcotics, and International Operations of the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Second Congress, second session, Febru [United States.

Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations. Subcommittee on Terrorism, Narcotics, and International. Chicago Emerging Nations Initiative. Books Division. Chicago Distribution Center. SUBSCRIBE. LOG IN SEARCH.

Search in: Advanced The Journal of Modern History. Vol Number 4 |. Since the beginning of the Andean Counterdrug Initiative, more t families have been included in productive activities, including alm hectares of licit crops and the completion of infrastructure projects including hundreds of kilometers of road rehabilitation and maintenance, 27 bridges, over water systems, schools.

During our interview, made possible by an initiative of The Carter Center to promote better understanding between the Andean nations and with the United States, Garcia lamented that Peru missed the boat when the U.S. agreed to help Colombia in its fight against drugs.

PRADICAN: Euro-Andean initiative to counter illicit drugs. Posted on Ma 0. The European Union-Andean Community’s joint document on their “Regional Strategy ” details that “all the coca leaf produced in the world is cultivated in Andean soil, specially in Colombia, Peru and Bolivia.Summary and Findings.

Background and Current Policy Proposals. Volume I: The Andean Strategy, “Attacking drugs by hitting the insurgency”. Volume II: Counterdrug Operations. “The most dangerous flying in the so-called drug war”. Volume III: Conditioning Security Assistance.