Brazil Elections: Presidential candidate Serra accuses Bolivia og negligence in the control of cocaine/crack trafficking.
Presidential Candidate Jose Serra is preocupied with bolivian drugs trafficking into Brazil.
Even after being criticized by Evo Morales and the Bolivian authorities, the PSDB’s candidate for the presidency in Brazil, Mr. José Serra, reaffirmed on the afternoon of Thursday (27), in an event in the city of Gramado, located in the southern mountains, that the government of Bolivia does not controls cocaine trafficking into Brazil. According to former Sao Paulo governor, who said he was “concerned about our young people, and the lack of a Brazilian diplomatic action to mediate the entry of narcotics in our Brazil through Bolivian borders.
“I am concerned about our youth, with the consumption of crack cocaine. Most of the cocaine that enters Brazil comes from Bolivia. Have you heard of Bolivian control over this drugs trafficking? I believe we should speak with them (Bolivian) so there is control, ” reaffirmed the candidate Serra in an interview after attending the XXVI National Congress of Municipal Health Secretaries
By early afternoon, the PT presidentiaL candidate Dilma Rousseff had criticized Serra, saying the accusation made by the former governor is “not constructive” and that he should be “cautious.”
“I do not agree with such categorization. I do not think it’s something constructive because diplomatic relations are always complicated. Despite being a small country (Bolivia) and say that, being a small country, we must be careful. The arrival of Evo (Morales) shows a certain maturity and I think we must respect it, “said Rousseff.