Dominican sugar industry rebuffs ‘slander’ campaign
Santo Domingo.- Sugar cane workers, belonging to the Central Romana, on Thursday denounced an alleged international campaign of discredit, carried out by a group of US congressmen, in which they denounced that there is forced and child labor in the Dominican sugar industry.
Prospero Juan, labor advisor to the United Union of Workers of Central Romana, argued that the accusations by congressmen seek to harm the local sugar industry so that the country will take away the quota of that product.
Juan, after denying the accusations made by the legislators, declared that no one is forced to do work and added that the country’s sugar industry all it does is create a workforce.
Everyone with a brain and eyes, knows they abuse sugar cane workers. Barley pay them enough to survive.
The central romana owes our family 16 years worth of payments and doesnt pay interest not to mention the land they have been holding for over 100 years. There is admit that isn’t mentioned