Salvadoran police (above) show reporters more than 661 pounds of cocaine from Colombia seized in the port of Acajutla, El Salvador, in 2008. At right, a policeman stands guard as 1 ton of cocaine from Columbia, seized near El Salvador's coast, is incinerated in 2007. At top, Guatemalan police prepare 7,300 pounds of cocaine for incineration in 2003. (Associated Press)

Salvadoran police (above) show reporters more than 661 pounds of cocaine from Colombia seized in the port of Acajutla, El Salvador, in 2008. At right, a policeman stands guard as 1 ton of cocaine from Columbia, seized near El Salvador's coast, is incinerated in 2007. At top, Guatemalan police prepare 7,300 pounds of cocaine for incineration in 2003. (Associated Press)