"I think there needs to be a solution as soon as possible… Because these companies, they’re preying on the aquifer. And when the aquifer dries up, our future will be uncertain!"
-Dominga Rosario, who owns a patch of land in a neighborhood on the outskirts of Ica.
From The World, January 2012: Peru has become the world’s number one exporter of asparagus to places including Europe and the US. The boom there has pumped a lot of money into the economy, but it’s also pumped out a lot of water.