Why Colombia is losing the cocaine war

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  • Published on:  12/18/2018
  • There’s a reason why Colombia can’t beat cocaine.Become a member of the Vox Video Lab! http://bit.ly/video-labFollow the Vox Borders watch page: https://www.facebook.com/VoxBorders/Follow Johnny on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/johnnywharris/Sign up for the Borders newsletter: http://www.vox.com/borders-emailBecome a member of the Vox Video Lab for more Borders behind-the-scenes content: http://www.vox.com/joinWith original music by Tom Fox: https://m.soundcloud.com/user-416166523Colombia is the world’s largest producer of cocaine and the US is the largest consumer of the drug. Cocaine comes from the leaf of the coca plant which is harvested and processed in Colombia. Despite the Colombian government’s effort to eradicate the plant, coca cultivation is at an all time high. In this episode we go deep into the cocaine economy and discover why this problem is so hard to solve. Vox Borders is an international documentary series by Emmy-nominated producer Johnny Harris exploring life at the edge of nations. For more, visit vox.com/borders.Watch the full season of Vox Borders: ColombiaEpisode 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NU0Rq...Episode 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R_ViO...Episode 3: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=55mpz...Episode 4: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NDa_S...Bonus episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oq7qb...Subscribe to our channel! http://goo.gl/0bsAjOCheck out our full video catalog: http://goo.gl/IZONyEFollow Vox on Twitter: http://goo.gl/XFrZ5HOr on Facebook: http://goo.gl/U2g06o
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