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Inmates work on handicrafts in a prison in Quito in this January 31, 2008 file photo. From Argentina to Nicaragua, Latin Americans have elected leftist leaders over the last decade who are challenging Washington's aggressive war on drugs in the world's top cocaine-producing region. Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa, the son of a drug smuggler, has ordered parliament to pardon about 2,000 small-time couriers, one of a number of measures seen at odds with U.S. Policy. To match feature LATAM-DRUGS/ REUTERS/Guillermo Granja/Files (ECUADOR)