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Dominican Republic remains on US’ drug trafficking blacklist

Washington.- The US government still considers Venezuela, Bolivia and Burma the countries that didn’t comply with their commitments against drug trafficking and drug production in the last 12 months, according to   .

US president Barack Obama on Monday sent to Congress, as required by his country’s law, a notice on countries where illicit drugs are produced or trafficked, which “have manifestly failed to comply with its international commitments,” and like last year, again lists Bolivia and Venezuela, along with Burma.

On the full list of countries the US calls “large” producers or of drug transit figure Afghanistan, Bahamas, Belize, Bolivia, Burma, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, India, Jamaica, Laos, Mexico, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Panama, Peru and Venezuela.

There have been no changes in this group of countries in recent years, according to official site whitehouse.gov.

Source: DT

Sep 14, 2016

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