Topic: United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
The West African nation's status as a drug-trafficking hub has led to allegations of political corruption ahead of Sunday's presidential vote.
12/06/2008 12:00 am
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice suspended a trade deal with Bolivia last week for failure to rein in coca growing. Some 50,000 jobs could be lost.
10/28/2008 01:00 am
Thomas Schweich charges that President Karzai is protecting drug traffickers within his power base, and says the US Defense Department and some NATO allies have also resisted antiopium efforts.
07/26/2008 01:00 am
06/19/2008 01:00 am
It faces one of the world's fastest rising rates of drug use.
03/13/2008 01:00 am
02/11/2008 12:00 am
In 2003, a violent government antidrug campaign resulted in more than 2,500 deaths.
01/09/2008 12:00 am