Colombia to help with Dutch drug prevention
Colombian Vice President Francisco Santos visits The Hague to discuss drug production and prevention.AMSTERDAM - During a visit to The Hague, Colombian Vice President Francisco Santos said his country wants to co-operate with the Netherlands on drug prevention programmes, including helping the Dutch authorities develop public information campaigns.
Mr Santos was presenting information at The Hague City Hall on the effect of cocaine production on the rain forests.
The vice president said some two million hectares of woodland were cleared in the past 25 years to make room for cocaine production.
This is an area about half the size of the Netherlands.
[Radio Netherlands / Expatica]