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Cocoa loaded on ships for export from Ivory Coast

Odds are good that if you eat chocolate, you've had some that passed through this port in Ivory Coast. For more on recent political turmoil there, see this story.

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Workers stand on a ship, with cocoa beans loaded, at the port of Abidjan January 17, 2011. EU-registered vessels have been barred from all new financial dealings with Ivory Coast's two main cocoa-exporting ports, EU sources said on Monday, as part of sanctions imposed after November's contested election.

LUC GNAGO / Reuters

Workers gather bags of cocoa at the port of Abidjan January 17, 2011.