Guatemala president to UN: Reform global drug policy

Perez Molina says a new drug strategy must emerge from an inclusive global discussion
Aljazeera America
Thursday, September 26, 2013

PerezMolina-UN2013Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina rose to power in 2011 on the promise of crushing organized crime. The former army general pledged high-security prisons, an increased police force and the deployment of soldiers in the fight against drug gangs, which have transformed Guatemala into one of the most violent places in the world.