Coca farmers stage mass chew-in to protest eradication efforts

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Coca was once the fuel for Bolivia's economy, and the source for conflict with the USA, where most of the crop ended up – in the form of cocaine. It's estimated that in the late 1980s coca reaped about 1 billion us dollars annually for the tiny nation in South America's Andes.

  • Date 19.03.2019
  • Author Carl Holm