Issues related to drug trafficking have marked the news agenda in the country during the week that is closing and in which the World Drug Report 2023 released by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (Unodc) was released. Almost at the same time, the European Police (Europol) revealed the scope of an operation that lasted two years and allowed the confiscation of 17 tons of cocaine ‘made in Bolivia’ and ‘exported’ from Brazil to various destinations in Europe. The Government’s reaction to these reports was to attribute their dissemination to destabilizing desires, a recurrent and well-worn argument, against Luis Arce who, by the way, has just shown a certain closeness to Evo Morales after the give and take between factions of archists. and magazines in which the ‘political instrument’ has been broken off.
In the first week of July, the absurd statements of two pro-government parliamentarians were also recorded. One of them, Andrés Flores, head of Deputies who called the Minister of Government, Eduardo Del Castillo, an “enemy” for making a “single mistake” in his management: “Destroying all the factories” of the alkaloid and “intervening” in the Tropics. valluno. In the same thoughtless and virulent line of discourse, Senator Leonardo Loza was not far behind, who after affirming that the same minister had declared war on the Chapare, said that he accepted the challenge of waging a fight in the streets to “throw down the traitors”. Cultured pearls of the diverse national parliamentary representation.