August

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Crisis in Honduras: labor takes hold

The labor movement, responding to murders of peasant activists and to precarious living conditions, is leading popular mobilization in Honduras.

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World Notes: UN, Pakistan, Iran, Honduras, South Africa, Cuba

The International Labor Organization issued a report August 12 indicating that at the end of 2009 81 million people between 15 and 24 years of age were unemployed, up from 11.9 percent in 2007 to 13 percent last year.