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Central American Nations Move Toward Bilateral Drug Pacts with U.S.

ISSN:1089-1560
LADB Article ID: 53902
Category/Department: Region
Date: 2000-05-04
By: LADB Staff

With the failure of Central American governments to agree in February on a regional approach to anti-drug efforts (see NotiCen, 2000-03-02), individual governments are falling into line behind US drug-interdiction policy through bilateral arrangements. To varying degrees, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and El Salvador have begun cooperating with the US. In Panama, anti-drug policy is blocked by political differences among the major parties.

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