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“Showdown” between US and Bolivia over UN coca ban

Categories: Latin America, North America, Bolivia, U.S.A., International Relations

J.F. String in Hemispheric Brief [1]reports: “An international showdown between the US and Bolivia has officially begun. The matter under dispute: whether or not an international ban on coca-leaf chewing should be pulled from the 1961 United Nations Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs.”