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August 28, 2015

Sugarcane, Fuel For Change in Amsterdam

Opening today: SUGARCANE, Fuel for Change at Melkweg Expo in Amsterdam. Commissioned by Solidaridad, this exhibition of Ed Kashi’s photographs will be on view at through October 4, 2015. Kashi traveled this year to Nicaragua and El Salvador to capture the life of cane cutters there in partnership with La...

June 26, 2015

Global Activism: La Isla Foundation

Jason Glaser of La Isla Foundation was recently interviewed on WBEZ’s Worldview about his work surrounding the epidemic of kidney disease among sugarcane workers in Nicaragua. “La Isla Foundation was formed in 2008 after independent filmmaker Jason Glaser met Juan Salgado, a community organizer from Candelaria, Nicaragua. Jason was...

April 23, 2015

Sugarcane, Fuel for Change

Sugarcane is ubiquitous in our daily lives. We use it not only as food and fuel, but we also plastic, jeans and shampoo. However, the working conditions in the sugar cane production are often very poor. This year, Ed Kashi traveled to Nicaragua and El Salvador in partnership with La Isla...