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December 13, 1987 | Associated Press
Two U.S. military officers assigned to anti-narcotics police units in Bolivia were caught in a landslide and swept into a river, one of them disappearing and the other escaping with injuries, officials reported Saturday. The victims had been camped beside the river in a cocaine-paste producing region of central Bolivia.
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May 26, 1991 | WILLIAM R. LONG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In the Bolivian heartland of South America, Special Forces from Ft. Bragg, N.C., have established the biggest U.S. military presence on this continent. The American soldiers are strictly limited to their role as trainers, but they play a key part in a controversy over the so-called "militarization" of Bolivia's campaign against cocaine trafficking. The controversy crackles and flares with suspicions of official corruption, fears of bloody conflict and allegations of Yankee imperialism.
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May 25, 1987
A contingent of 350 U.S. troops has ended 13 days of joint exercises with 1,000 Bolivian soldiers in the northern jungle near Peru, the U.S. Embassy said in La Paz, the Bolivian capital. Bolivian Col. Freddy Ordonez said in a speech that Bolivian troops were taught counterinsurgency techniques.
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December 13, 1987 | Associated Press
Two U.S. military officers assigned to anti-narcotics police units in Bolivia were caught in a landslide and swept into a river, one of them disappearing and the other escaping with injuries, officials reported Saturday. The victims had been camped beside the river in a cocaine-paste producing region of central Bolivia.
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May 26, 1991 | WILLIAM R. LONG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In the Bolivian heartland of South America, Special Forces from Ft. Bragg, N.C., have established the biggest U.S. military presence on this continent. The American soldiers are strictly limited to their role as trainers, but they play a key part in a controversy over the so-called "militarization" of Bolivia's campaign against cocaine trafficking. The controversy crackles and flares with suspicions of official corruption, fears of bloody conflict and allegations of Yankee imperialism.
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May 25, 1987
A contingent of 350 U.S. troops has ended 13 days of joint exercises with 1,000 Bolivian soldiers in the northern jungle near Peru, the U.S. Embassy said in La Paz, the Bolivian capital. Bolivian Col. Freddy Ordonez said in a speech that Bolivian troops were taught counterinsurgency techniques.
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