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Drug scourge reopens veins of Latin America

​Famous Uruguayan writer Eduardo Galeano wrote in his work "Open Veins of Latin America" that "Latin America is the region of open veins. Everything, from the discovery until our times, has always been transmuted into European-or later United States-capital, and as such has accumulated in distant centers of power."

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Irish police arrest 60 people in drug dealing probe

​Irish police said on Wednesday they had arrested 60 people in Dublin, Cork and Wexford cities as part of a probe into drug dealing.

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Cambodia cracks down on 858 drug cases, arrests 1,937 people in 11 months

​The Interior Ministry's anti- drug police department has cracked down on 858 drug-related cases in the first eleven months of this year, up 28 percent over the same period last year, Cambodian National Police said on its website Tuesday.

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S'pore, Malaysia police seize drugs worth 1.6 mln USD

​Police from Singapore and Malaysia have seized drugs worth 2 million Singapore dollars (1.6 million U.S. dollars) in a joint two-day operation, local media reported on Wednesday.

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New hypnotic drug without addiction to be released in Japan first

A sleeping pill that promises a deep slumber without the risk of dependency is set to hit market in Japan as early as this month ahead of its release overseas, the Asahi Shimbun reported Wednesday.

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Talent show singer detained over drug use

A singer, made famous by a popular television talent show, was detained in Beijing on Monday night for drug use, the police confirmed on Tuesday.

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Children at scandal-hit kindergartens show "abnormal" health results

The health indexes of 65 children who attended two kindergartens in China accused of illegally administering antiviral drugs were found to be "abnormal" during a health examination, local government told Xinhua on Sunday.

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