April 24, 2014

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Hard Harvest

Picking New Mexico's green chile is no picnic

Features The first workers start getting up a little past midnight to prepare for another day in “el field.” About 100 men sleep on the floor of the rooms and hallways in the Sin Fronteras Organizing Project shelter...

Tuesday, September 3, 2013 Joseph Sorrentino

Mexico, USA

On Pajarito Mesa, there’s no running water, no electricity and only two roads. But there’s plenty of patriotism.

Features There are no rich people in Pajarito,” Juan Gomez Guerrero says. Guerrero, a small, wiry man in his late 50s, is helping a neighbor bang a pile of wooden pallets into a crude fence.

Tuesday, May 7, 2013 Joseph Sorrentino

All Work, No Pay

Farmworkers have dangerous jobs—so why aren’t they covered by workers’ comp?

Local News Joe Griego figures the bull was done with him in about 10 seconds. It was the longest 10 seconds of his life.

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 Joseph Sorrentino
 
 
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