Coca Farmers and Police Clash Again in Bolivia

Coca farmers continued to protest and clash with police Friday in La Paz, Bolivia, after a months-long fight for the leadership of the regional coca farmer's association.

Police dispersed the groups by firing tear-gas canisters and pushing them away from the center of the city.

The conflict began Wednesday when one of several groups fighting for leadership took over the association's building.

Authorities said 30 people had been detained and an unknown number were injured.

(AP)

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