Tuesday, February 12, 2008

Don't Worry Be Happy - to the Utmost

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clipped from www.nzherald.co.nz

Catch of the day: Cocaine

Saturday February 09, 2008
By Jonathan Franklin

At first glance, Bluefields in Nicaragua looks like any other rum-soaked, Rastafarian-packed, hammock-infested Caribbean paradise. But Bluefields has a secret.

People here don't have to work. Every week, sometimes every day, 35kg sacks of cocaine drift in from the sea. The economy of this entire town of 50,000 tranquil souls is addicted to cocaine.

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