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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 21, 1990 | ALLISON SAMUELS
Saying that the Salvadoran government receives much of its financing for death squads from the sale of coffee, members of three organizations Friday urged county residents and businesses not to buy Folgers or Hills Brothers coffee.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 28, 1990
The Los Angeles City Council unanimously endorsed an international boycott of coffee from El Salvador to pressure the government of that Central-American nation to negotiate a settlement of its 10-year civil war. With the 12-0 vote, Los Angeles became the first city in the nation to support the boycott and direct municipal departments to stop buying coffee products from the strife-torn nation.
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.
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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