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21 September 2001

GUATEMALA: Indigenous People Face Discrimination, U.N. Report Says

Author: UN Wire

Indigenous people in Guatemala still face racial, ethnic and cultural discrimination although the country signed a human rights agreement more than seven years ago, the U.N. Verification Mission in the country (MINUGUA) said yesterday in a new report....

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22 August 2001

Union leaders face death threats in Guatemala

Author: Maquila Solidarity Network

Choishin and Cimatextiles - Liz Claiborne supply factories in Guatemala

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22 August 2001

Union leaders face death threats in Guatemala

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7 August 2001

First-of-its-kind international anti-sweatshop coalition launches new campaign demanding retailer responsibility for global sweatshop crisis

Author: UNITE [Union of Needletrades, Industrial and Textile Employees]

A first-of-its-kind international anti-sweatshop coalition - comprised of labor organizations, religious leaders and civil rights groups from the United States, Canada, Mexico, Thailand, Nicaragua, Hong Kong, Guatemala, Honduras and the Dominican...

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6 August 2001

Report Issued on Efforts to Improve Apparel Factory Conditions in Central America

Author: press release, Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility

The Independent Monitoring Working Group (IMWG) released a report today on the history and development of independent factory monitoring initiatives in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras.

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Article
1 August 2001

A COVERCO Special Report: Liz Claiborne International's Standards of Engagement and the Unionization of Two Supplier Factories in Guatemala

Author: COVERCO

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21 July 2001

Guatemalan maquila workers attacked!

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21 July 2001

Guatemalan maquila workers attacked!

Author: US/LEAP - U.S. Labor Education in the Americas Project

Union supporters placed under siege in garment factories that produce for Liz Claiborne; Will Liz Claiborne and the Guatemalan Government take appropriate action?

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14 May 2001

full report: Improving Apparel Factory Conditions in Central America

Author: Independent Monitoring Working Group

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Article
24 March 2001

22 Convicted of Harassing Workers [Guatemala]

Author: Frances Robles, Miami Herald

The verdicts were hailed as a sign that Guatemala's history of violence against labor leaders is easing

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