Archive for January 11th, 2010

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Immokalee updates

If you have questions for the people who work in the tomato fields here in Immokalee please post them here. This is where to find all our updates. We’ll also post things straight to the blog.
Videos here / pics here / tweets here

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Jan
10

Watch the start of todays WHYS in Immokalee program

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Jan
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Worker testimony on being held and escaping slavery in Immokalee, Fl.

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Jan
10

“Afro pessimism” at the Cup of Nations?

  THIS JUST IN FROM REUTERS  “Togo will be disqualified from the African Nations Cup finals if they do not show up for Monday’s Group B match against Ghana in Cabinda, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) said”

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Jan
10

Alicia prepares our venue in Immokalee

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Jan
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Here’s Greg introducing the Coalition of Immokalee Workers

Hey – My name is Greg Asbed, and I work with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW).  The CIW is an organization mainly made up of farmworkers picking fruits and vegetables for poverty wages in Florida (US) and we have just over 4,000 members.
Immokalee is a town that sits atop Florida’s Everglades and is the heart of Florida’s billion-dollar agricultural industry. Continue reading ‘Here’s Greg introducing the Coalition of Immokalee Workers’
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Jan
10

Immokalee photo introductions

We’re in South-West Florida and tomorrow (Monday) and  we’ll be broadcasting live from the Coalition of Immokalee Workers. Earlier today we had a chance to meet some of the people who’ll be in our audience.

Here’s Ros introducing the show…

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