Friday, December 12, 2014

VICE: The New King of Coke

The United Nations announced in 2013 that Peru has overtaken Colombia as the World's top producer of coca, raw plant material used to manufacturer cocaine. For the past two decades, Colombia has been virtually synonymous with cocaine. Now that Peru has become the global epicenter in of cocaine production, the Andean nation runs the risk of becoming the World's next great narco state.