ATTENTION EDITORS: EMBARGOED FOR USE UNTIL SUNDAY, JUNE 24, 2001 -- KRT WORLD NEWS STORY SLUGGED: SLAVERY-MAIN KRT PHOTOGRAPH BY EVELYN HOCKSTEIN/KRT (June 21) Brahima Male, 14, left, and Siaka Traure, 16, eat a meal of corn gruel by light of a lantern after working in the fields of planter, Dote Coulibaly, in the Ourouta area of the Ivory Coast, June 9, 2001. Nearly half of the world's cocoa beans come from Ivory Coast farms, some of which use boys like Brahima and Siaka who were tricked into slavery to do the harvesting. (KRT) NC KD BL 2001 (Horiz.) (kn)
ATTENTION EDITORS: EMBARGOED FOR USE UNTIL SUNDAY, JUNE 24, 2001 -- KRT WORLD NEWS STORY SLUGGED: SLAVERY-MAIN KRT PHOTOGRAPH BY EVELYN HOCKSTEIN/KRT (June 21) Brahima Male, 14, left, and Siaka Traure, 16, eat a meal of corn gruel by light of a lantern after working in the fields of planter, Dote Coulibaly, in the Ourouta area of the Ivory Coast, June 9, 2001. Nearly half of the world's cocoa beans come from Ivory Coast farms, some of which use boys like Brahima and Siaka who were tricked into slavery to do the harvesting. (KRT) NC KD BL 2001 (Horiz.) (kn) KRT
ATTENTION EDITORS: EMBARGOED FOR USE UNTIL SUNDAY, JUNE 24, 2001 -- KRT WORLD NEWS STORY SLUGGED: SLAVERY-MAIN KRT PHOTOGRAPH BY EVELYN HOCKSTEIN/KRT (June 21) Brahima Male, 14, left, and Siaka Traure, 16, eat a meal of corn gruel by light of a lantern after working in the fields of planter, Dote Coulibaly, in the Ourouta area of the Ivory Coast, June 9, 2001. Nearly half of the world's cocoa beans come from Ivory Coast farms, some of which use boys like Brahima and Siaka who were tricked into slavery to do the harvesting. (KRT) NC KD BL 2001 (Horiz.) (kn) KRT

African boys sold or tricked into slavery to harvest cocoa headed to U.S.

August 18, 2001 12:05 PM