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· August, 2011

Stories about Labor from August, 2011

Brazil: Mozambique Cedes Land to Brazilian Agribusiness

Mozambique is ceding 6 million hectares of land to Brazilian farmers. The idea is to draw on the Brazilian experience in the Cerrado, a biosphere similar to the African savanna,...

Vietnam: Children Factory Workers Rescued

Japan: A Revealing Blog by a Fukushima Robot Operator

Bolivia: Aymara Women Working as ‘Voceadoras’ in El Alto

Maldives: Discrimination Against The Foreign Labors

Peru: Ripley Department Store Workers Maintain Demands

Afghanistan: Afghan Youth Voices Multimedia Festival

In Afghanistan, Internews network is ramping up their efforts to train and motivate Afghan youth to share their perspective on issues that matter to them for the Afghan Youth Voices...

Chile: #Paronacional (National Strike) vs. #Yonoparo (I Don't Strike)

The Workers' United Center of Chile has called for a national strike for the 24 and 25 of August 2011, as a form of protest against social and economic inequality...

Chile: Citizen Reports about National Strike on Google Maps

Chile: Expats Unfazed as U.S. Embassy in Santiago Issues “Emergency Message”

The United States Embassy in Santiago has emailed an “emergency message for U.S. citizens” registered in Chile to keep out of the frequent and increasingly violent protests, but foreigners in...

Bermuda: Who's Driving the Bus?

Indonesia: Free Cell Phone for Migrant Workers

Bahrain: The Plight of Unfairly Dismissed Employees

Lebanon: New Migrant Center Opening in Beirut

Singapore: Foreign Maids are Happy?

Japan: Kusoshigoto blog closed down

Brazil: Teachers Protest for Better Wages

Chile: Waste Pickers Rummage for Legal Recognition

Environmentalist Bharati Chaturvedi flew for 40 hours from her home Delhi, India, to dig deeper into a dirty issue: trash. As politicians in Chile discuss recycling on a national level,...

Madagascar: The Evictions of Families of Malagasy Farmers from Lands on the Rise

Angola: “Angolanization” of the Workforce

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