Plantains lost for lack of transportation
HOLGUIN, Cuba - July 26 (Liannis Meriño Aguilera, Jóvenes sin Censura /
www.cubanet.org) - More than 100 hundredweight of plantains went bad in
government warehouses in Banes while the government agency in charge of
collecting farmers' produce searched for a means of transporting them to
Local residents bitterly complained when they learned about the loss
during a period of scarcity.
Workers of Acopio, the agency that collects produce from farmers, said
the occurrence is common, as the means of transportation that are
available are overused.