Hmong tribesman Vo Pali: ‘It has damaged my life. I have no income. But I get sick without it’. Photo: AFPHmong tribesman Vo Pali: ‘It has damaged my life. I have no income. But I get sick without it’. Photo: AFP
Hmong tribesman Vo Pali: ‘It has damaged my life. I have no income. But I get sick without it’. Photo: AFP

Getting high in the drug-riddled mountains of Laos

UN drug agency is leading a coffee cultivation programme across 10 former opium growing villages in Houaphan province, which borders Vietnam

Topic |   Laos
Hmong tribesman Vo Pali: ‘It has damaged my life. I have no income. But I get sick without it’. Photo: AFPHmong tribesman Vo Pali: ‘It has damaged my life. I have no income. But I get sick without it’. Photo: AFP
Hmong tribesman Vo Pali: ‘It has damaged my life. I have no income. But I get sick without it’. Photo: AFP
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