U.S. law enforcement officials are celebrating the arrest of a drug boss in Colombia last week. Diego Montoya was responsible for funneling seventy percent of cocaine into the U.S., and had a ruthless reputation in his own country. Kojo explores the drug trade and whether the arrest of traffickers in Latin America affects the war on drugs in our region.

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  • Peter Reuter Co-Director of the RAND Drug Policy Research and Professor of Public Policy and Criminology, University of Maryland
  • Adam Isacson Director of Colombia Program, Center for International Policy
  • Marc Mauer Executive Director, The Sentencing Project, and author of "Race to Incarcerate" (New Press)

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