Venezuela as the New Cocaine Capital
The Washington Post devotes 3 pages on the burgeoning cocaine trade in Venezuela.
It sounds like a low-budget version of Scarface. The drug kingpins are in cahoots with the Venezuelan military officers. The blame is given to Bush:
The Bush administration's dismal relations with Venezuela's government have made matters worse, anti-drug agencies say, paralyzing counternarcotics cooperation.
Venezuela did cut back on U.S. intervention efforts, but here's why:
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