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The Bolivian Cocaine War That Nearly Bankrupted The Counrty  from Journeyman Pictures

The Bolivian Cocaine War That Nearly Bankrupted The Counrty from Journeyman Pictures

Year: 2018
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0 seconds 720 Cocaine Wars (1996): For centuries the coca leaf was a blessing from the gods. It alleviated the hunger of the Bolivian poor. Today it is a source of narcotic evil for the West.Subscribe to Journeyman here:'s government, reliant on US aid and vulnerable to US dictates, has been forced to uphold a war against coca producers. The 'Leopards' - anti-narcotic paramilitaries - patrol the tropical jungles of Chapere and destroy small cocaine factories. Local farmers, like Berto, are put under pressure to rip up their coca plants and rePlace them with alternative crops. But now Berto can't sell his new produce and is more impoverished than ever. Human rights organisations report violent abuses committed by the 'Leopards' against men and women. US Ambassador coolly contests such reports and admits that Bolivia would be 'hurt' if it objected to US initiatives. Evo Morales leads the Chapere people in a protest rally. In their muddy villages, the tired faces don't understand why their government is trying to destroy their livelihood.For more information, visit us on Facebook: us on Twitter: us on Instagram: Australia - Ref. 0219Journeyman Pictures is your independent source for the world's most powerful films, exploring the burning issues of today. We represent stories from the world's top producers, with brand new content coming in all the time. On our channel you'll find outstanding and controversial journalism covering any global subject you can imagine wanting to know about. Comments:
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