Peru postpones coca crop destruction

June 2, 2014 4:48 PM

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LIMA, Peru (AP) — Peru’s president says he is indefinitely postponing plans to forcibly eradicate coca fields in the world’s top cocaine-producing valley.

President Ollanta Humala’s announcement in a televised interview Sunday night came a week after he fired his drug czar, Carmen Masias.

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