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Report/Press release

Migrant Farm Worker in Need of Support in Jamaica

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Date

2011-07-14

Authors

Justicia for Migrant Workers

Series title

J4MW Press releases

Notes

Lionel Campbell is a migrant farmworker and activist who was exposed to pesticides last summer while working on a Canadian farm. As a result of his injuries suffered in Canada, he has developed serious health problems including persistent pneumonia and liver damage. He was deported to Jamaica at the end of last year and he and his family are now struggling with his deteriorating health and extreme poverty.

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Economic sectors

Agriculture and horticulture workers

Content types

Documented cases of abuse and Support initiatives

Target groups

Public awareness, Researchers, Unions, and NGOs/community groups/solidarity networks

Geographical focuses

Canada, Ontario, Alberta, Manitoba, Quebec, British Columbia, Other provinces, Federal, Jamaica, Nova Scotia, and National relevance

Languages

English