Colombia Killing – level 1

27-11-2020 15:00

Ten men with weapons go to a coffee plantation in Colombia. They start shooting. They kill at least eight people.

The killers belong to a drug cartel. Drug cartels make business with illegal drugs. They are usually very violent. They kill many people. They harm communities and towns. They want to get control over everything.

Colombia is one of the biggest producers of cocaine. Cocaine is an illegal drug. It comes from the coca plant. The business with cocaine is very big.

Officials want to break drug cartels. But it is not possible. The problems in Colombia are very serious. More than 260 thousand people die from drug violence. Millions of people must leave their homes.

Difficult words: coffee plantation (a field where farmers grow coffee beans), community (a group of people who live together in one area), producer (a person or a company that makes something and other people buy it).

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