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West Africa drug trafficking

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Guinea-Bissau policeman Edmundo Mendes observes a police training exercise in Bogota, Colombia. “We have the will but not the adequate logistical means to combat the drug traffickers,” Mendes said of efforts in his country. Chris Kraul / Los Angeles Times