Two days after another Trump Administration official made another astoundingly inaccurate assertion about the dangers of marijuana, Ricardo Rivera gave a group of Temple University students a poignant account about the powers of pot.
The government hopes that former FARC guerrillas will persuade villagers to switch crops, as rreported in The Economist.
According to a recent United Nations report on Narcotics, South America continues to lead global cocaine production and consumption. But the situation is expected to improve thanks to the peace process in Colombia, reported El País.
While one side experiences a rapid makeover, the other is still dodging bullets in a notorious drug market.