Youngers, Coletta; Brackley, Dean; Murillo, Mario
November 2000
NACLA Report on the Americas;Nov/Dec2000, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p16
Academic Journal
Examines the counternarcotics justification devised by the United States (U.S.) government regarding its military presence in Latin America. Negative consequences of the U.S. government's war on drugs in the Latin America region; Forces driving the U.S. war on drugs; Roots of the U.S. government's narcoguerilla theory; Aid package approved by the Congress in June 2000 for Colombia's counternarcotics initiatives; Problem ignored by the Colombian aid package. INSETS: Yanquis Return to El Salvador;The Value of Vieques.


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