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· May, 2008

Stories about Labor from May, 2008

Nicaragua: A Closer Look at a Government Program for Microloans

The governmental program called Usura Cero provides low interest rate loans to Nicaraguan women for their micro-businesses. It was recently featured on an investigative news program and a local blogger...

Bahrain: Sectarian and Xenophobic

Bahrain: Ban on Bangladeshis

Following a tragic incident a few days ago, when a Bahraini was killed after he refused to pay a Bangladeshi mechanic the 500 fils (1.3 USD) extra he was demanding...

Trinidad & Tobago: Got Mail?

Jordan: Choosing between two jobs

Morocco: Campaign to Support the Unemployed

India: Immigrants and Terrorists

Europe: Eastern Partnership Project

Philippines in mourning over death of legendary labor leader

The death of Filipino veteran labor leader, street parliamentarian and legislator Crispin “Ka Bel” Beltran at 11:48 am Tuesday due to massive head injuries saddened and shocked many Filipinos. He...

Russia: Migrant Labor Quotas Exhausted

UAE: Adorable Old Colleague

Bangladesh: Child Labour

Iran: Child Labor in Photos

Russia: Roses and Migrant Workers

Russian photographer Oleg Klimov visited a commercial greenhouse outside Moscow and posted his observations about a birthplace of the roses one buys in Russia's capital.

Lebanon: “Unsung heroes”

Caucasus: Subjective Well-being

China: 12% Wage Raise Expected in Guangdong

Egypt: You've Been Punk'd

Kuwait: The Blind Leading the Blind

China: Wal-Mart Worker Union

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