Palestinian Farmers in Olive Oil Boom

As Israel’s army removes more checkpoints in the occupied West Bank, many Palestinians are experiencing an economic boom. Some of that growth has come from the production of olives, a staple in the region since ancient times. Many think olive oil exports from the West Bank could be a foundation for the economy of a future Palestinian state. VOA Jerusalem correspondent Luis Ramirez traveled to the northern West Bank village of Berqin, where some entrepreneurs are discovering a new kind of oil wealth.

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