Photos of the cane cutters’ march in the Dominican Republic

Here are photos from a march and demonstration last week (March 18) of sugar cane cutters in Santo Domingo. The Union of Sugarcane Workers have been waging a national mobilization campaign since February 25.Their demands are:
• 3rd Pension Act for sugarcane workers.
• Medical Insurance.
• Increased pension RD $ 5,000 to RD $ 10,000 pesos.
• Wage Increase.
• Construction and repair of housing.

Of these claims they are very close to getting the first two.

For more information (in French and Spanish) please visit:
https://batayouvriye.wordpress.com/2015/03/20/marche-et-activites-de-l-union-de-trabajadores-caneros-de-la-rd/#more-720

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