Following a drop in coca leaf production, Peru is no longer the world’s top producer of the crop used to produce cocaine, the United Nations said Wednesday.
Peruvian guerrilla organization Shining Path is working closely with Colombian drug traffickers whose cocaine revenue is used to fund the leftist rebel organization, according to local media and authorities.
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