June 3, 2013 12:00 AM

Blight sweeping Central American coffee plantations puts thousands out of work

Across Central America, even as rains arrive, many coffee plantations contain only spindly, nearly defoliated bushes, the result of a blight known as coffee leaf rust whose devastation, so far, has yet to affect the prices of premium highland coffee that baristas serve around the developed word.

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