Bolivia Takes Action Against Drug Trafficking

By Dialogo
October 01, 2011

Drug trafficking and its effects have become a central subject of discussion on the Bolivian national agenda. Official sources confirm the increase of seized cocaine and drug-related criminal acts, and report government actions to counteract the illicit trade.
From January to July 2011, the Bolivian Government:

seized 13.8 tons of cocaine
seized 369.7 tons of marijuana
destroyed 2,815 drug factories
destroyed 3,469 coca maceration pits