Product of Mexico: Company Stores
Company stores trap Mexican farmworkers in a cycle of debt

Marosi, Richard

Publisher:  Los Angeles Times
Date Written:  12/12/2014
Year Published:  2014  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX17254

The company store is supposed to be a lifeline for migrant farm laborers. But inflated prices drive people deep into debt. Many go home penniless, obliged to work off their debts at the next harvest.

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