The Coca-Cocaine Economy, the US ‘War on Drugs’ and Bolivia’s Democratic Transition (1982-1993)

AIN Visiting Scholar Allan Gillies explores the history of U.S and Bolivian Clashing perspectives on the Drug War.

The last remaining DEA agents left Bolivia in January 2009, bringing to a close more than three decades of DEA-presence within the country.  President Evo Morales had ordered the expulsion of the US agency in response to the harms caused by the ‘war on drugs’ and perceived US-meddling in the internal affairs of Bolivia.

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