US keeps Myanmar, Bolivia, Venezuela on drug black listMyanmar, Bolivia and Venezuela "failed" in their efforts to meet international anti-drug measures, which could result in sanctions, US State Department spokesman Ian Kelly Ian Kelly was an Irish soccer player who played in the League of Ireland during the 1980s.
Kelly played for Bohemians amongst others during his career in the League of Ireland. said Wednesday.
The announcement is Washington's annual certification of countries that are actively participating in the effort to crack down on the illegal narcotics narcotics n. 1) techinically, drugs which dull the senses. 2) a popular generic term for drugs which cannot be legally possessed, sold, or transported except for medicinal uses for which a physician or dentist's prescription is required. trade.
Of 20 countries identified as major drug-transit or drug-producing countries, President Barack Obama "has determined that ... Bolivia, Burma, and Venezuela, 'failed demonstrably' during the last 12 months to adhere to adhere to
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2. international counternarcotic agreements and take counternarcotic measures set forth in US law," said Kelly in a statement.
The three countries were also decertified in 2008, during the presidency of George W. Bush The Presidency of George W. Bush, also known as the George W. Bush Administration, began on his inauguration on January 20, 2001 as the 43rd and current President of the United States of America. The oldest son of former United States President George H. W. Bush, George W. .
Obama however issued a "national interest waiver The voluntary surrender of a known right; conduct supporting an inference that a particular right has been relinquished.
The term waiver is used in many legal contexts. " for Bolivia and Venezuela, so Washington can "continue to support specific programs to benefit the Bolivian and Venezuelan people," Kelly said.
US funds "will continue to support" civil society and small community development programs in Venezuela, while the waiver will allow for "continued support for agricultural development, exchange programs, small enterprise development, and police training programs" in Bolivia.