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Author: Trades Union Congress [UK]
In addition to this anti-union intimidation the health, safety and environmental damage being caused by the chemicals and pesticides is extremely worrying. [refers to Fresh Del Monte Produce]
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Author: Néfer Muñoz, Inter Press Service
The preliminary results indicate that there are 1.94 million children aged five to 17 working -- and often not attending school -- in Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama.
Author: Emad Mekay, Inter Press Service
Activists from labor, development, human rights, and farm groups are calling on the United States and five Central American countries not to rush a trade agreement [Central America Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA)] that they say is undemocratic and would...
Author: World Bank
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Author: Eldis: the gateway to development information, Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex
Author: Business for Social Responsibility News Monitor summary of article in AFX Global Ethics Monitor
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