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GUATEMALA/MEXICO, Coffee Country, May 2003


Related Features THE STORY
Synopsis of "Coffee Country"

YOUR COFFEE DOLLAR
Follow the Bean

INTERVIEW WITH SAM QUINONES
Covering Bitter Grounds

FACTS & STATS
History of Coffee, Fair Trade, Economics

LINKS & RESOURCES
Background on the Coffee Crisis

MAP

REACT TO THIS STORY

   

Sources include: International Coffee Organization; TransFair USA; Gregory Dicum and Nina Luttinger, The Coffee Book: Anatomy of an Industry From Crop to the Last Drop (New York City: The New Press, 1999); Laure Waridel, Coffee With Pleasure (Montreal: Black Rose Books, 2001); Mark Pendergrast, Uncommon Grounds: The History of Coffee and How It Transformed Our World (New York City: Basic Books, 1999); Faisal Islam, "Counting the Real Cost of a Cup of Coffee," Manchester Guardian Weekly (Jan. 1, 2003); Nicholas Stein, "Crisis in a Coffee Cup," Fortune Magazine (Dec. 9, 2002); Kim Bendheim, "Global Issues Flow Into America's Coffee," New York Times (Nov. 3, 2002); Peter Fritsch, "Coffee Bean Oversupply Deepens Latin Americašs Woes," The Wall Street Journal (July 8, 2002); John M. Talbot, "Information, Finance and the New International Inequality: The Case of Coffee," The Journal of World-Systems Research VII, no. 2 (spring 2002).

Producer: Angela Morgenstern; Designed by: Susan Harris, Fluent Studios; see full web credits.

Photo credits: The photographs on the "Growers," "Local Traders," and "Your Allocations" pages are courtesy Bill Kinzie/Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Foundation;

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