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Combating illegal drugs and related crimes (Implementing the Summit of the Americas: a working paper series)

Eduardo Gamarra

Combating illegal drugs and related crimes (Implementing the Summit of the Americas: a working paper series)

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Published by North-South Center, University of Miami .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • America,
  • Crime prevention,
  • Drug traffic,
  • Narcotics, Control of,
  • Summit of the Americas

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    Number of Pages19
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8741821M
    ISBN 101574540335
    ISBN 109781574540338


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Combating illegal drugs and related crimes (Implementing the Summit of the Americas: a working paper series) by Eduardo Gamarra Download PDF EPUB FB2

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