MADRID - The price of Colombian cocaine has not risen despite more than $4 billion in U.S. aid to the South American country to stop the drug trade.
U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency Director Karen Tandy Tuesday told reporters in Madrid that, though prices have gone up at times, the cost of cocaine on American streets eventually falls.
Tandy's remarks at a law enforcement conference came as President George W. Bush is preparing to ask Congress for nearly $4 billion in additional funding to combat the drug trade in Colombia, El Pais reported online.
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