Can’t Eat My Veggies, Mom. Farm Workers Are On Strike!


Photo courtesy of the LA Times.

Farmworkers in Baja California continue to strike, threatening the harvest which much of the U.S. has come to enjoy. A number of Mexico’s laborers have been arrested during protests, which got testy. The Mexican government has responded by sending soldiers as well as state and local police to provide some sense of security to this region 200 miles south of San Diego, California, which is known as the vegetable basket of North America.

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