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Guatemalan farmers increase incomes amid pandemic with online sales

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Tejutla, Sep 2 (EFE).- In San Marcos, Guatemala, on the border with Mexico, several young farmers have seen an exponential increase in their sales of organically grown crops over the past five years and the coronavirus pandemic has not been an obstacle to their plans to keep innovating with online sales. (Camera: ESTEBAN BIBA).B-ROLL OF GUATEMALAN FARMERS WORKING IN THE FARM IN GUATEMALA.SOUND BITE: MAYLEIN CHUN GOMEZ, A 32-YEAR-OLD FARMER (IN SPANISH).TRANSLATION: With the ongoing pandemic, we couldn't distribute a lot of our products (to schools). However, we have been using new strategies in order to help us sell more, especially selling through social media, doing home delivery, selling them at the local market. This way we won’t lose that much.

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