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members of the Colombian rebel group National Liberation Army, or ELN, escort women who were kidnapped through the jungle
MFP Voices

Cocaine Legalization is the Least Worst Option for my Native Colombia

Thirty years ago, I began to consider that the legalization of the cocaine business would be the best strategy to reduce bloodshed in my country. I have not changed my mind, but I think people should learn to distinguish between a war on drugs and a war on the mafia because the latter does not end with legalization alone. 

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Rep. Steven Palazzo

Investigators: ‘Substantial Evidence’ Rep. Steven Palazzo Broke Laws With Funds, Favors

A non-partisan congressional ethics board says it found “substantial evidence” that U.S. House Rep. Steven Palazzo, a Mississippi Republican who represents the state’s 4th Congressional District, may have repeatedly violated federal law, including by misusing campaign funds and using his office for campaign purposes and to do favors for a family member.

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