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The bloody origins of the Dominican Republic’s ethnic ‘cleansing’ of Haitians
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The bloody origins of the Dominican Republic’s ethnic ‘cleansing’ of Haitians

Abby Phillip | The Washington Post - June 17, 2015

There is an artificial line that splits the island of Hispaniola in two. On one side is Haiti, and on the other is the Dominican Republic. There…

World Cup sponsors Coke, Visa also concerned about Qatar labor conditions
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World Cup sponsors Coke, Visa also concerned about Qatar labor conditions

AFP - May 20, 2015

See also: Qatar is building seven 'cities' just to house its World Cup migrant workers WASHINGTON, D.C. – Coca-Cola and Visa, both official sponsors of FIFA, expressed concerns Wednesday…

Op-ed: Let’s see a Trans-Pacific Partnership that respects workers’ rights
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Op-ed: Let’s see a Trans-Pacific Partnership that respects workers’ rights

Richard Trumka, Special to The Washington Post - May 10, 2015

The Trans-Pacific Partnership being negotiated between the United States and 11 other Pacific Rim nations has been characterized as the most progressive trade agreement in our history,…

Costa Rica announces plan to eradicate child labor by 2020
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Costa Rica announces plan to eradicate child labor by 2020

The Tico Times - May 5, 2015

During an event Monday morning, Costa Rica announced an initiative to get more than 40,000 children out of the workforce. The multipronged approach builds off previous efforts…

UPDATE: Panama City bus drivers end strike ahead of Americas Summit
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UPDATE: Panama City bus drivers end strike ahead of Americas Summit

AFP - April 6, 2015

UPDATE, Mon., 4:52 p.m.: Panama struck a deal Monday with bus drivers in the capital to suspend a strike that unleashed transit chaos days before the city…

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