Ecuador and U.S. Fight Drug Trade

Ecuador and U.S. Fight Drug Trade

By Geraldine Cook
July 01, 2010

Ecuador and the United States renewed their strategic partnership this year with a ceremony inaugurating the Andean nation’s newly renovated counternarcotics training
center. In addition to renovations to the center, the U.S. government’s Narcotics
Assistance Section provided $1.7 million worth of automobiles, motorcycles, radios and
detection equipment to Col. Joel Loaíza, national director of the antinarcotics police
of Ecuador.

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