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An arugula-growing farmer feeds a culinary revolution in Cuba
Cuba
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An arugula-growing farmer feeds a culinary revolution in Cuba

NICK MIROFF | THE WASHINGTON POST - August 22, 2015

CAIMITO, Cuba — Like all homestead stories, Fernando Funes Monzote's starts with an epic battle against harsh elements and long odds. Funes, a university-trained agronomist, settled on…

Costa Rica gets presidential piglet
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Costa Rica gets presidential piglet

The Tico Times - July 1, 2015

It might have been a white elephant for some, but Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solís has adopted a piglet given to him during a protest on…

Government promises solutions to local producers hurt by import prices
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Government promises solutions to local producers hurt by import prices

L. Arias - June 24, 2015

Hundreds of farmers and pork producers on Tuesday demonstrated in front of Casa Presidencial to demand President Luis Guillermo Solís' administration better manage the country's free trade agreements. Currently…