Disposable’ workers, far from home

Guatemalans can make a year’s wages in one summer on a Quebec farm, but who is looking out for their interests? Four months into his contract picking tomatoes near Shawinigan, Noé Arteaga was making as much money as the mayor of his home town in Guatemala – almost as much as the local thugs working for the drug cartels.

By CATHERINE SOLYOM, The Gazette

‘Disposable’ workers, far from home

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