Colombia drugs war 'failing'

As country prepares to swear in a new president, fears persist over drugs industry.

    Juan Manuel Santos will be sworn in as Colombia's new president on Saturday.

    He has promising to continue the anti-drugs policy of his predecessor, Alvaro Uribe, but critics say that strategy is not working, and a new approach is needed.

    Al Jazeera's Teresa Bo reports from Cauca, where she spoke to Colombian farmers who depend on growing drugs for their survival.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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