Argentina and Brazil have re-joined the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR), a regional integration organization founded in May 2008. Mexican President Andres Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) hosted a virtual summit for Latin American and Caribbean countries to discuss a solution to inflation across the region. The Union of Southern Service Workers held a one-day strike across Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina to protest U.S. southern workers being disproportionately injured on the job. Dispatches by Peoples Dispatch / Globetrotter News Service.
After 50 derailed train cars in the U.S. Midwestern state of Ohio caused an explosive fire that led to the release of toxic fumes into the air, workers argue corporate cost-cutting was the culprit. Peoples Dispatch reports.
Oppressed people in India have helped build the country into one of the largest sugar producers. But with that has come the bitter taste of labor-law violations and an endless loop of debt. Sanket Jain reports from the sugarcane fields of western Maharashtra.
As many as 89 Kenyan domestic workers have been killed in Saudi Arabia over the past two years. That's why former domestic workers warn others about traveling to the Gulf countries to work under the Kafala system. But change may be on the horizon with government officials discussing ways to mitigate migrant worker abuse and exploitation. Shadrack Omuka reports from Kenya.