Simeon TegelOctober 16, 2013 00:17
VRAE, Peru — GlobalPost visits a Peruvian valley that produces more coca than any other zone on the planet. The crops are often used to make cocaine and crack, driving a global lucrative and deadly narcotics industry. The farmers here don't see much of that wealth. Many are mired in poverty. Still, Andean peoples have grown coca for generations, and they don't want to let it go.