I do believe this constitutes a flip-o-the-bird to someone at DEA headquarters in Washington, does it not?
Translation mine.Yup, it IS a fuck-you to the DEA. Heh heh.And also proof that despite its efforts to monopolize Latin America on other fronts, the Land of WallyWorld has less and less to say there every day now.
The president of Bolivia, Evo Morales, assured that the first textile exports from his country to Venezuela will be set for before January 15.[…]“Yesterday I spoke with officials of the government of Venezuela, and at latest, before the 15th of this month, the first bundles of textiles will be leaving Bolivia,” said Morales in a statement made in Cochabamba. The Bolivian leader referred to deals which Bolivian exporters made with Venezuelan businesses to the tune of 47 million dollars at a meeting held in November, organized by the executive of La Paz.The Morales government intends to make the Venezuelan market an option for Bolivian exporters, since the United States has suspended import preferences for Bolivia under the ATPDEA.[…]Morales congratulated the initiative of Mercosur in absorbing, along with Venezuela, the Bolivian exports which the ATPDEA covered up till last December 15, as he announced at a recent Mercosur summit in Brazil. “When there are problems with the US government, with co-operation or the market, other countries come to receive us,” said Morales.