In the Face of Colombia’s Coca Boom, Coffee and Cocoa Farming Offer a Remedy

16 March 2017 | Huffington Post

 

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Colombia, still in a delicate phase of its history as it struggles to revive from five decades of war, is seeing a dramatic rise in coca cultivation. According to an analysis by the Washington Office on Latin America, this coca boom could be the largest ever. And bigger coca crops means higher cocaine production, much of it ultimately destined for the United States.

 

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