• Short Summary

    Perus total output of sugar exceeds 700,000 tons yearly of which over 30,000 tons are shipped to the U.

  • Description


    Roll #I.



    Crane moving thru prepared(burnt)canefield.



    Cane bulldozer gathering



    Crane loading hauling truck



    Care bulldozer, burning in background.



    Smouldering cane



    Various shots of canefield burning



    Roll #2.



    Paramonga sign, bulldozer in background



    Front of bulldozer piling cane



    Workers had cutting



    Bulldozer in close up



    Chain elevator being hoisted from truck at offloading bay



    Cane truck pulling in for offloading



    Fork lifts into position on chain lifter



    Driver checking rear



    Roll #3.



    Cane from truck tipping onto conveyor



    Cane moving on washing conveyor



    Leaving vendor



    Washed cane on conveyor



    Entering cutting machine



    Prepared cane leaving cutters to factory interior



    Chain and flywheel driving cutting unit



    Empty cane truck leaving offloading bay



    L.S Canefields



    Loaded truck passing thru fields



    High angle of sugar plant



    Sunset thru young sugar cane




    Initials



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Perus total output of sugar exceeds 700,000 tons yearly of which over 30,000 tons are shipped to the U.S. under quota with agreement that three times the market price be paid by the U.S to the Peruvian government. A considerable amount of financial benefit will thereby be lost should the Kickenlopper amendment be adopted this week. Many people employed in the sugar industry as well as these outside it await the result with much concern, and an already improvised government will be under a further financial strain should it go through.

    Side effects will undoubtly be a stepping of the "go home Gringo" campaigns and an intolerable attitude the remaining foreigners, both by the existing regime (should it exist for long afterwards) and by the general public, largely consisting of the Student bodies.

    Paramonga's plight a comparatively small producing area, will be magnified tenfold at the larger Haciendas of Cortavia and Casa, and the 9th of April may well blow the sparks from a cane field to re-ignight throughout the city of Lima.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA44ZPO91T87CN0UKO9KHF7EAZQ
    Media URN:
    VLVA44ZPO91T87CN0UKO9KHF7EAZQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/04/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:08:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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