September 28, 2012

Colombia, 1917

Circa 1917, Colombia reportedly produced 933 kgs annually, from the Quibdo district.

1918: 1 Troy Ounce platina (Colombian ore) = USD$ 105.


Citation: Colombia: a commercial and industrial handbook ;  Dept. of Commerce, Purl Lord Bell,  Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce





Wages for washers:


1919: Coffee-picker wages very high, $1.20 day.



Cartel trade, 50% Syrian, 50% Colombian
 









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