UN: Production of Coca Leaf Surges in Colombia

In this Jan. 7, 2016 file photo, laborers take a break for breakfast after picking coca leaves in the mountain region of Antioquia, Colombia. It takes about 2 months for coca leaves to be ready for harvest. A United Nations report on Friday, July 14, 2017 says coca production in Colombia has surged to levels not seen before during two decades of U.S. drug eradication efforts.

By Published on July 15, 2017

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