Sunday, November 2, 2008

Bolivia Suspends U.S. Backed Antidrug Efforts

(AP) - President Evo Morales of Bolivia on Saturday suspended antidrug operations sponsored by the United States as Washington’s relations with his leftist government spiraled downward.

Mr. Morales accused the United States Drug Enforcement Administration of espionage and of financing “criminal groups” trying to undermine his government. He also declared in his address that his government had eradicated more than 12,000 acres of illegally planted coca so far this year — the minimum required under a 1988 law.

The full article can be found here.

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