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Brazil Slave Labor Complaints Rise, Mostly Linked to Sugarcane Production

posted on May 1, 2009 at 8:05 PM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Reports of debt slavery reached record numbers in Brazil last year, and most of the cases were connected to the nation's booming sugarcane ethanol sector, according to a report released Wednesday by a watchdog group. Full Story

Farm Workers Claim Slavery is Alive and Well in Florida

posted on April 25, 2008 at 8:04 PM

Farm Workers Claim Slavery is Alive and Well in Florida
Sixty years after the historic documentary "Harvest of Shame," some claim the plight of migrant workers is still deplorable. Full Story

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