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Fundación Isla (La Isla Foundation) reporta detalles del uso de mano de obra infantil en los campos de caña de azúcar en Nicaragua

By | April 16th, 2015|General, Press|

PARA SU DIVULGACIÓN INMEDIATA Correo electrónico de contacto: legal@laislafoundation.org Fundación Isla (La Isla Foundation, LIF por sus siglas en inglés) publicó hoy un reporte que examina el uso de mano de obra infantil en el Ingenio San Antonio (ISA), la mayor empresa de producción y plantación de azúcar en Nicaragua. El informe, llamado “Ciclo de [...]

La Isla Foundation report details use of child labor in Nicaraguan sugarcane fields

By | April 15th, 2015|General, Press|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Email: legal@laislafoundation.org La Isla Foundation (LIF) published a report today that examines the use of child labor at Ingenio San Antonio (ISA), the largest sugar plantation and production company in Nicaragua. The report entitled “Cycle of Sickness” details the harsh working conditions that affect the physical and psychological health of child [...]

Mayor apoyo para el carácter ocupacional de la ERCnT e intervenciones necesarias

By | February 10th, 2015|General, Press|

Investigadores de la Escuela de Salud Pública de la Universidad de Boston publicaron en enero de 2015 un artículo en la Revista Internacional de Salud Ocupacional y Ambiental (una revista científica arbitrada) que concluye que “uno o más factores de riesgos de la ERC son ocupacionales. Este hallazgo es especialmente significativo porque antes de esta [...]

Further Support for Occupational Nature of CKDu and Needed Interventions

By | February 10th, 2015|General, Press|

Researchers at Boston University’s School of Public Health published in January 2015 an article in the International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health (a peer-reviewed scientific journal) concluding that “one or more risk factors of CKD are occupational.” This finding is significant because prior to this publication, Boston University (BU)’s reports had been inconclusive regarding [...]

Fundación Isla publica un estudio sobre abusos de derechos humanos en los campos de caña de azúcar en Nicaragua

By | November 6th, 2014|General, Press|

En el día de hoy, Fundación Isla (LIF, La Isla Foundation en inglés) publica un informe que examina las violaciones de derechos humanos sufridas por los trabajadores de caña de azúcar del Ingenio San Antonio (ISA), la mayor plantación de caña de azúcar y planta de producción en la región occidental de Nicaragua. El informe, [...]

CKDu Research Extends to El Salvador for First Ever Intervention Study

By | November 1st, 2014|Press|

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text disable_pattern="true" align="left" margin_bottom="0"]Fundación La Isla visitó este mes El Salvador a razón de finalizar el protocolo de un estudio sin precedentes de un proyecto investigativo. El programa Salud del Trabajador y Eficiencia, un lugar de trabajo para un estudio de intervención mejorará las condiciones laborales para los cortadores de cana de azucar locales, mientras [...]

CKDu Research Extends to El Salvador for First Ever Intervention Study

By | October 29th, 2014|Press|

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text disable_pattern="true" align="left" margin_bottom="0"]La Isla Foundation visited El Salvador this month in order to finalize the study protocol for an unprecedented research project. The Worker Health and Efficiency (WE) Program, a workplace intervention study, will improve working conditions for local sugarcane cutters while investigating the causes of CKDu. The first of its kind, the WE [...]

Well Installed in El Triunfo

By | September 30th, 2014|Press|

[mk_page_section attachment="scroll" bg_position="left top" bg_repeat="repeat" bg_stretch="false" enable_3d="false" speed_factor="4" bg_video="no" video_mask="false" video_opacity="0.6" top_shadow="false" section_layout="full" min_height="100" full_height="false" padding_top="0" padding_bottom="10" margin_bottom="0" first_page="true" last_page="true"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][mk_title_box color="#393836" highlight_color="#ffffff" highlight_opacity="0.3" size="18" line_height="34" font_weight="bold" margin_top="0" margin_bottom="18" font_family="none" align="left"]La Isla Foundation installed deep aquifer wells in four comarcas, or small communities, outside of Chichigalpa, Nicaragua, this month.[/mk_title_box][vc_column_text disable_pattern="true" align="left" margin_bottom="0"]These comarcas are [...]

LIF Opens Community Center in Chichigalpa, Nicaragua

By | September 12th, 2014|Press|

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/1"][vc_column_text disable_pattern="true" align="left" margin_bottom="0"]The La Isla Foundation Community Center in Chichigalpa, Nicaragua has officially opened its doors to the public. The first space in Chichigalpa history dedicated exclusively to ending the epidemic of chronic kidney disease of nontraditional causes (CKDu), the LIF Community Center will serve as a meeting place, resource library, legal office, [...]

La Isla Foundation publishes study of human rights abuses in Nicaraguan sugarcane fields

By | August 20th, 2014|Press|

La Isla Foundation (LIF) published a report today examining rights violations experienced by sugarcane workers at Ingenio San Antonio, the largest sugarcane plantation and production facility in Western Nicaragua. The report, entitled “Sickly Sweet: Human Rights Conditions for Sugarcane Workers in Western Nicaragua,” documents the contrast between legal protections of Nicaraguan sugarcane workers and the [...]

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