US Embassy rejects
consideration, and for his part; Mexico’s President Filipe Calderon, has said it wouldn't make
sense to legalize drugs in the region as long as they remain illegal in the
U.S., funny comment from a man who was so vocally opposed to the California ballot consideration of legalizing Marijuana. .. Chivis
Colombia President Juan Manuel Santos has said he would be open to legalization if the entire world agreed.
More than half of Guatemalans live in poverty in a nation of 14 million overrun by organized crime and Mexican drug cartels. Perez's predecessor, former President Alvaro Colom, sent troops to retake some provinces from the Zetas drug gang. READ FULL STORY