exports

Colombian coffee inspires banana growers to reclaim land lost to violence

 03/21/2017 - 18:48
A worker at a banana farm in Apartado, Uraba, Colombia on Mar. 17, 2017. EFE/LUIS EDUARDO NORIEGA A.
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The Banana Growers Association of Colombia (Augura) is applying a strategy to restore Uraba, the country's principal producer of the fruit and a region stigmatized by violence.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 6:45pm
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A worker at a banana farm in Apartado, Uraba, Colombia on Mar. 17, 2017. EFE/LUIS EDUARDO NORIEGA A.

Artisanal Charcoal to be the first Cuban Export to US in 50 years

 01/10/2017 - 11:04
Artisanal charcoal will be the first Cuban export to the U.S in more than 50 years. Containers waiting to be shipped at Mariel Special Economic Zone (ZEDM) in Artemisa (Cuba). Photo: EFE/Archive 
 
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A former U.S lawyer has made a deal with Cuban government to buy 40 tons of charcoal from cooperative farms, which will be the first export llegally allowed after Obama eased trade embargo

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Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 10:48am
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Artisanal charcoal will be the first Cuban export to the U.S in more than 50 years. Containers waiting to be shipped at Mariel Special Economic Zone (ZEDM) in Artemisa (Cuba). Photo: EFE/Archive