Saturday, July 29, 2006

Plantains lost for lack of transportation

Plantains lost for lack of transportation

HOLGUIN, Cuba - July 26 (Liannis Meriño Aguilera, Jóvenes sin Censura / - 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.

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