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In the Name of the Coca| 51mins
Director: Rhalib Jawad | Producer: Rhalib Jawad
Focus Years: 2000 | Country: Belgium
Subject Tags: americas, bolivia, farming, indigenous rights, livelihood
Quality Tags: Optimistic, Slow, Activating, Harmonizing
Coca and the drug traffiking represent at least $650 million in annual revenues for the Bolivian economy. At the urging of the United States, which has been unable to curb their domestic cocaine problem, the Bolivian government has declared war on illegal coca production. As compensation, the government has promised a $25,000 bonus for each hectare of coca destroyed. But barely ten percent of this money is said to have been really invested in worthy projects. What is more, the experiments in alternative crops have met with little success to date, for lack of a foreign market. As a result, the region of Chaparé, in the Amazon forest, has become the site of continuing clashes between the army and the "cocaleros", who are opposed to the forced destruction of their coca fields.

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