Estéban Castro Sanchez (L) and his cousin Santiago Corona Blanco transport coffee nearly four miles by mule to the nearest dirt road in Guerrero, Mexico. Lack of roads and banditry add to coffee growers' problems in Mexico and throughout Latin America. When global coffee prices dropped dramatically in the late nineties, Sanchez worried that the international price crisis could force residents near him to resort to violence or illegal drug cultivation to make ends meet.
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