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23 Jan 2024 | Commentary

El Universo Interview With John Walsh About Ecuador’s Security Crisis

In an interview with El Universo, one of Ecuador’s largest daily newspapers, John Walsh, WOLA’s Director for Drug Policy and The Andes, discusses the extraordinary power that organized crime groups have gained in the country as drug trafficking increases in the context of global drug prohibition. He also comments on President Noboa’s decision to declare an internal armed conflict and what the United States government can do to alleviate the current crisis.

Read the full interview in Spanish here.