Why El Salvador isn't bringing back coffee

17 minutes

El Salvador used to grow a quarter of the world’s coffees. Today, it’s barely more than a rounding error. As coffee production fell, illegal migration to America grew.

But there are many Salvadorans who want to grow coffee again and give Trump fewer reasons to build a wall. What’s holding them back?


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Piano music composed and performed by James Harper

Sound mixing: Dom Edgley / https://domedgleysound.com/

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A big thanks to Álvaro Castro

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