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Month: December 2014

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Reality Check: The U.S. Labor Action Against Guatemala

CC image courtesy of Fernando Reyes Palencia Reality Check: A Realistic View of the United States Labor Action Against Guatemala by Aida V. Nieto* I. Introduction Last month I discussed the decision of the United States Trade Representative, Michael Froman, to pursue a labor enforcement case against Guatemala under the Dominican Republic-Central America Free Trade Agreement…

Dec 2014

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Human Trafficking and the Thai Fishing Industry

Human Trafficking and the Fishing Industry in Thailand by Ellen Taylor* I. Introduction Two years ago, a smuggler promised to take Myint Thein across the border into Thailand, where he would find work in a factory.[1] After arriving, Thein realized that he had been sold into slavery aboard a ship in Katang, a port on…

Dec 2014