Colombia’s peace deal didn’t end the country’s war on cocaine


Colombia’s new peace deal with the FARC, the South American country’s largest rebel group, allows the government to resume aerial eradication of coca plants, which are used to make cocaine.

Coca production has been booming in Colombia since 2014, when the U.S.-backed spraying of coca fields was halted over concerns that glyphosate, a popular herbicide used to destroy the coca plants, could cause cancer. – READ MORE

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