Business: 3 a Cup?

Over the city of Sao Paulo, Brazil for six years has hung a continual pall of acrid smoke. Meanwhile, the sky above Medellin, Colombia has been clear. Last week this fact was responsible for the death of a crop control program far older and far bigger than any ever attempted by the New Deal. With a suddenness which upset coffee cups all over the world the Brazilian Government announced that it would abandon its 31-year attempt to limit coffee production, would adopt instead a policy of open competition.

On the rolling plateau of Brazil...

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