$ 200 Million to Fight Drug Trafficking in CA
United States announced additional economic support for Central America in the fight against drug trafficking.
Friday, February 11, 2011
Deputy Assistant Secretary of U.S. Counternarcotics, William Brownfield, at end of his tour of Central America, said the funds will be delivered in coordination with governments.
Mexico is currently making headlines worldwide for its drug violence, but the homicide rate in Central America is now higher than that of the Aztec nation.
Central American Nations should say "NO, THANKS", if results from said "aid" are going to be similar to what's going on in Mexico.
Do these countries have a real chance of stopping drug trafficking, in the context of economies like Guatemala's where the value of the drug economy is double the country's GDP?
The United States will donate $4.4 million to combat drug trafficking and organized crime.
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