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8 October 2007
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Author: Guido Nejamkis, Reuters

El Gobierno de Brasil reiniciará esta semana las acciones de combate al trabajo esclavo en remotas áreas rurales del país, interrumpidas por críticas de legisladores a un operativo oficial contra esa práctica degradante. Los inspectores paralizaron sus...

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2 October 2007

Harsh working conditions mark production of Brazilian ethanol

Author: Canadian Press

Brazil's pioneering use of sugarcane-based ethanol...has made Latin America's largest country a global leader in alternative energy. Getting less attention is the squalid labour conditions of nearly half a million people who toil in the fields six...

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4 July 2007
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Author: Da Repórter Brasil

A BR Distribuidora afirmou, por meio de sua assessoria que, a partir desta terça-feira (3), suspendeu a compra de álcool por tempo indeterminado da empresa Pagrisa (Pará Pastoril e Agrícola S.A.), flagrada recentemente pelo Ministério do Trabalho e...

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3 July 2007
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3 July 2007

Brazil stages raid against debt slavery at Amazon sugar cane-ethanol plantation

Author: Associated Press

Brazilian authorities said they raided an Amazon plantation where more than 1,000 laborers were found working 14 hour days in horrendous conditions cutting sugar cane for ethanol production...The Amazon plantation's owner...vigorously denied the...

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3 July 2007
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Author: Vivian Sequera, AP

Las autoridades liberaron a más de un millar de trabajadores de una finca cañera en el estado amazónico de Pará, siendo la mayor operación hasta ahora por rescatar a obreros de condiciones degradantes o de esclavitud. Directivos de la finca negaron las...

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