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    Several shots of President Videla in the official stage of the Rural society of Tucuman watching the reaping and cutting of sugar cane, general view of stage, several shots of workers cutting the cane with machete, several shots of 'caneros' (sugar cane workers) carrying the cane to trucks, shot of crane lifting cane to the truck, several shots of mules walking around the cane to make it work, several shots of harvest machines working in 'canaveral' (sugar cane field) cutting, cleaning and leading it to the truck.
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    General shot of sugar mill "San Pablo" in Tucuman, panning of man working levers of crane to works in the mill, several shots of cranes working, shot of men hooking sugar cane to the crane, several shots of moving rail carrying sugar cane inside the mill, shots of crushing machine and moving rail, general shot of mill inside and machinery, shot of men mill workers loading already refined sugar to a train wagon.
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    one ton of sugar cane produces 100 kilograms of sugar. in the world market Argentina is in the 6th place. first is Brasil. San Pablo factory produces 5000 tons a year to be exported to North of Africa and Arab countries. one million tons are for internal consumption 600.000 tons for export. there are three kinds of cane reaping. manual, semi-mechanical and mechanical. sugar cane harvest beguine in Argentina from june 1st to 10th till september or october. San Pablo factory is the second largest of the Tucuman Province. till now the 16 factories of Tucuman processed 686.800 tons of sugar. The whole province lives of the sugar cane harvest (80%) and 20% of tourism. Being so rich in sugar cane plantations is one of the poorest provinces of Argentina.

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