1. Coca cultivation has increase in recent years in Bolivia.
2. Evo Morales has pursued a demilitarized coca regulatory policy, to keep coca farmers from being murdered by the DEA.
3. Morales has shifted coercive man power to policing cocaine traffickers and producers.
4. Bolivian anti-narcotics police, FELCN, have since Morales taking office more than doubled cocaine seizures and continues to make seizures of large cocaine factories, all without the "help" of the DEA.
5. Morales' demilitarized coca regulations have resulted in the eradication of more coca cultivation per hectare than under previous neoliberal administration.
A land conflict that has to be understood from different sides and relating to subjects beyond the "War on Drugs", such as deforestation, development in the Amazon, poverty, and indigenous and environmental rights, to name a few.
What journalistic enterprise did the best job covering this story? even interviewing some of the groups involved? As usual the Latin American Herald Tribune which continues its great coverage of the world "South of the Border".