Sara Shahriari
11/14/13
Bolivian farmers need to cultivate 57 square miles of the coca bush to satisfy the country's demand for traditional uses of the leaf, a figure significantly less than the roughly 9...
Sara Shahriari
1/16/13
Thousands of coca farmers rallied in Bolivia Monday, January 14 to celebrate the country's recent victory in the United Nations, the latest chapter in the Andean nation's quest to ...
Sara Shahriari
10/8/12
The 'sacred leaf,' as coca is often called by indigenous Bolivians, has been cultivated in the Andean region for thousands of years...
Sara Shahriari
7/8/11
Bolivia's President Evo Morales announced July 7 that he has withdrawn the Andean country from a United Nations treaty that bans chewing the coca leaf...