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7-Eleven workers pay up to $70,000 for visa in indentured labour scheme
Lakes Mail

7-Eleven workers pay up to $70,000 for visa in indentured labo...

7-Eleven workers are paying up to $70,000 for a visa to work in Australia, as franchisees look to plump up low store income. Franchisees at the troubled 7-Eleven chain are charging staff up to $70,000 to help secure Australian work visas for their ... Lakes Mail, 2 months ago

How a group of lawyers and activists are bringing Assam's tea labourers closer to justice

That Assam is the largest tea producing region in the world bears little significance to the plantation labourers at Balipada and other areas in the state. They have been working in abject conditions, for a meagre 115 rupees a day, at the behest of ...
 Bar & Bench2 weeks ago
Siasat Daily

Sushma Swaraj inaugurates Suriname memorial honouring `indentured` Indian workers

Kolkata: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday inaugurated the Suriname Memorial here to honour thousands of Indian workers who were forced to migrate to the South American country as labourers for sugar plantations. This memorial ...
 Siasat Daily1 month ago

India-South Africa T20s: What's the score?

India and South Africa kick-off preparations for the ICC World Twenty20 2016 with a three-match series, the first of which will be played in Dharamsala on Friday. Since their first meeting in 2006, the teams have met eight times. Five of those matches were ICC T20 tournaments and India holds a 6-2 head-to-head winning record. Ahead of the series, Rajneesh Gupta presents a recap on the battles between the two sides in the game's shortest format over the years. IMAGE: Faf du Plessis hits a ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
Redbridge London Borough Council

Meet local author Khalil Rahman Ali Mon 12 October 2015

Khalil Rahman Ali is a writer who originally hailed from Guyana in South America. Khalil's first historical novel Sugar's Sweet Allure is based on the story of migration of Indian Indentured labourers to work on the British owned sugar plantations ...
 Redbridge London Borough Council1 month ago
Fiji Sun

New Tribute To Villagers

The first Girmitiyas arrived in Fiji from India in 1879. Nasilai reef, adjoining the Nasilai village, is inseparably connected with Girmit in Fiji. Sixth ship, Syria , carrying 497 Indian indentured labourers terminated its journey on it with ...
 Fiji Sun1 month ago
Barbados Daily Nation

BEHIND THE HEADLINES: Slave labour and the Irish

IMAGINE A DISCUSSION about the impact of trans-Atlantic slavery, its brutality and impact on Barbados economic development and on the lives of its victims. Sitting around the fictional table would be Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, the eminent ...
 Barbados Daily Nation2 months ago

Temple of the People to rise anew

Established in 1909, the Brake Village Sri Siva Soobramaniar Alayam was initially built for the workers of the Tongaat Sugar Company who lived at Brake Barracks. The temple proudly stands as a monument to the indentured labourers, who came to ...
 South Africa Post3 days ago

Ballot box brings government new legitimacy

Having initially seized power in a coup, Frank Bainimarama has reinvented himself as civilian politician a move that saw him legitimately returned to power in last year's general election. But can he carry the nation with him as he re-establishes ...
 Global The International Briefing4 days ago

Seven Generations liquids-rich natural gas wells demonstrate improved productivity through innovation

7G shares to be included in the MSCI World Index New CEO Letter to Shareholders posted on TSX: VII CALGARY , Nov. 23, 2015 /CNW/ Seven Generations Energy Ltd.'s drilling, completions and facilities teams are applying ...
 Boe Report1 week ago SEVEN GENERATIONS ENERGY : liquids-rich natural gas wells demonstrate improved productivity through innovation  4 Traders6 days ago
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