Quantcast

sugarcane

Haunted by the mystery deaths in Nicaragua’s brutal sugarcane fields

Haunted by the mystery deaths in Nicaragua’s brutal sugarcane fields

Two young boys in rural Nicaragua, photographed by Australian photojournalist Josh Mcdonald. The sugarcane-growing community in which they live is blighted by a renal disease whose cause remains unclear. Photograph: 2017 Wellcome Image Awards TODAY NICARAGUA (Theguardian.com) – Two brothers stand in a dusty alley in the town of Chichigalpa in Nicaragua. They stare with […]

Costa Rica Sugarcane Industry Warns of “Dumping” of Sugar From Brazil

Costa Rica Sugarcane Industry Warns of “Dumping” of Sugar From Brazil

(qCOSTARICA BUSINESS) The Costa Rican sugarcane and sugar industry claims that imported sugar from Brazil is coming in at below market price. “The pratice known as dumping should be prohibited, causing a serious threat to the national production,” says the Agricultural Industrial League for Sugarcane (Liga Agrícola Industrial de la Caña de Azúcar  – LAICA), […]