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February 17, 1990 | TRACY WILKINSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For days, the Ciudad de Buenaventura has plowed the waters up and down the Pacific Coast in search of a place to unload 34 tons of Salvadoran coffee beans. Each time the Colombian freighter docked at a West Coast port, it was turned away. In San Francisco, then Vancouver, British Columbia, and finally Seattle, activists sponsoring a boycott of Salvadoran coffee--with the help of sympathetic longshoremen--have forced the vessel to move on, its cargo unrelieved.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 17, 1990 | TRACY WILKINSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For days, the Ciudad de Buenaventura has plowed the waters up and down the Pacific Coast in search of a place to unload 34 tons of Salvadoran coffee beans. Each time the Colombian freighter docked at a West Coast port, it was turned away. In San Francisco, then Vancouver, British Columbia, and finally Seattle, activists sponsoring a boycott of Salvadoran coffee--with the help of sympathetic longshoremen--have forced the vessel to move on, its cargo unrelieved.
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