WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Bush has determined that Bolivia is no longer cooperating in the war against drugs and has placed the Latin American country on a counter-narcotics blacklist that could result in aid cuts.
Officials say Bolivia, a major cocaine producer, will join Venezuela and Myanmar on a U.S. list of nations that have failed demonstrably to meet their international commitments to combatting the production and trafficking of illicit drugs.
he officials spoke on condition of anonymity ahead of a formal White House announcement of the conclusion later Tuesday.
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