Peru to Build Military Airport and Seven Bases to Fight Drug Trafficking

By Geraldine Cook
February 15, 2013

Peru will build seven military bases, including at least one airport, in the main coca valleys in the country as part of its strategy to reinforce the fight against drug trafficking and the armed organization Shining Path, executive president of the governmental National Commission for the Development and Life without Drugs, Carmen Masías, said on February 13.