Bolivia Steps Up in Global War on Drugs

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Anti-narcotics police agents stands guard during the incineration of seized cocaine in La Rinconada on the outskirts of La Paz, Bolivia, Tuesday, April 24, 2012.
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Last week, U.S. officials said that Bolivia is among three nations that have "failed demonstrably" to combat the drug trade. 

But while the White House points fingers of blame at the government, activists in Bolivia say the nation's strategy is working.

Kathryn Ledebur, director of the Andean Information Network, has the details. Click on the 'Listen' button above to hear our full conversation.