SAN VICENTE, MISIONES, ARGENTINA - NOVEMBER, 2012: Noemí the oldest daughter of Don Jose working with Rund Up through her tobacco fields.Noemi is the sister of Juan who could never walk since he was born, and the physicians of the tobacco cooperative APT have always refused to give a diagnostic of the case. His sister Silvia was also born with walking handicaps and has evolved towards her current condition. As in the case of her brother, the physicians of the tobacco cooperative APT have always refused to give a diagnosis. Juan is 21 years old and Silvía 24. Their parents, Haydee and Jose Kosinsiski, have worked all of their lives in tobacco plantations, as well as in other local crops, like corn and maté. For a time, José also worked at CTM, a storage plant of agrochemical products. They cultivate their fields with agrochemicals, following the guidelines of large local producers, who require the use of these agrochemicals as a precedent condition for the purchase of their crop. Among the agrochemicals required we find Gliphosate and 2,4 D, a derivative of the Agent Organge. The financial cost of these products always falls with small producers, who only retain 40% of the value of the crop, which is unilaterally established by the cooperatives of large producers.
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