An ICIJ Investigation

U.S. Aid in Latin America

Anti-drug money is funneled through corrupt military, paramilitary and intelligence organizations and violates human rights.

Policies Inconsistent on Shooting Suspected Drug Planes

BRAZIL: The April 20 deaths of Veronica Bowers, 35, and her infant daughter Charity, killed when their plane was downed in the Amazon by the Peruvian air force, were deaths foretold. The air force pilots believed that the single-engine Cessna was carrying drugs. It actually carried four missionaries from the Association of Baptists for World Evangelism.

By ICIJ
Sep 26, 2012

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