The Bitter Taste of the Sugar

Ingenio Santa Rosa – Chinandega, Nicaragua, 2014

The bitter consequences of poor working
conditions in the Central American sugarcane industry.

Photo assignment over the Labor and Life Conditions of Sugarcane Harvest Workers Campaign for Fairfood International.

Here the PDF with texts and pictures of the work.

Update : NGOs call on companies to improve poor working conditions causing diseases among workers in the Central American sugar industry supply chain – Bacardi and Diageo responded, here the link

Worker harvesting sugarcane in Chinandega, Nicaragua
Sugarworker agonizing, died two days after