Desperate Venezuelan migrants turn to Colombia coca plantations

World / Politics Feb 12, 2019

Desperate Venezuelan migrants turn to Colombia coca plantations

They were once manual laborers, taxi drivers, fishermen and merchants. But Venezuelan migrants fleeing poverty and shortages of basic necessities have been forced into new work: picking coca leaves for Colombia's drug traffickers. Hundreds of Venezuelans work grueling days on coca leaf plantations, seduced by ...

More Sports / Tennis Jun 24, 2017

Evans faces ban for cocaine use

British tennis player Dan Evans admitted Friday that he tested positive for cocaine in April and now faces a suspension. The 27-year-old Evans, who reached a career-high ranking of No. 41 in March, organized a news conference in London and read a statement but took ...

Fury opens up about cocaine use

More Sports / Boxing Oct 5, 2016

Fury opens up about cocaine use

Britain's world heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury has been drinking and using cocaine to help him deal with depression, he told Rolling Stone magazine in an interview released on Tuesday. "I've been out drinking, Monday to Friday to Sunday, and taking cocaine. I can't deal ...