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A few weeks later, midwife Ana Choque, an Aymara woman, delivered Limachi’s first son at her home using sunflower oil, paper napkins and coca leaves.
Police in Colombia fired into a crowd of farmers protesting against coca eradication efforts in Tumaco, one of the country’s poorest areas, killing six.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos Monday ordered an in-depth investigation after police reportedly chased off a human rights committee as the group was trying to investigate the deaths last week of at least six coca farmers.
Coca-Cola contained coca leaf extract – cocaine, more or less – for the first 20 years of its history.
The South American country is growing more coca, as aerial fumigation has ended over health concerns and farmers growing the plant believe they may be awarded cash subsidies to turn their crops to other produce under a new peace deal with rebels.
One of the restaurants will focus on putting Spanish pizza, or coca, on the world map, while another will serve traditional Spanish fried food .
Colombia has been struggling to stop the expansion of coca crops, which are the lifeblood of many rural farmers.
That was the year the U.S. began a $10 billion, multifaceted assault to destroy plantations of coca, the leaf used to make cocaine, and combat the insurgent groups that controlled them.
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Origin and Etymology of coca
First Known Use: 1577See Words from the same year
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