Papua New Guinea / Society

The Global Mail: Off Their Nut in PNG

Betelboy

By VLAD SOKHIN

Chewing betel nut is a sociable, buzzy distraction from the day’s burdens for rich and poor alike in Papua New Guinea. Its trade is also an economic lifeline. So why is an ambitious politician risking his career by chewing over prohibition? By Jo Chandler https://web.archive.org/web/20150318111223/http://www.theglobalmail.org/feature/off-their-nut-in-png/711/index.html

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