Colombian Coca Farmers Resist U.S. Antidrug Moves

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The anti-narcotics police arrived in the heart of Colombia’s cocaine industry last month to destroy the coca crop. The community was determined to save it, the Los Angeles Times reports. Roughly 1,000 farmers, some armed with clubs, surrounded a hilltop camp that police had set up in a jungle clearing and began closing in on the officers. The police started . . .

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