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Rodrigo Uprimny: Reviving Aerial Coca Spraying Would Be a Mistake

October 26, 2017

For our latest print issue on Colombia, we asked experts, executives, politicians and everyday people about the biggest issue facing Colombia's next president. See all of their answers here.

Colombia’s next president will have to resist internal and external pressures to reactivate aerial spraying of illicit crops. Between 2002 and 2015, some 3.8 million acres of coca were eradicated by aerial spraying, according to the...

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