Reports & Newsletters

Reports & Newsletters 2017-10-31T11:36:57+00:00


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

By | April 15th, 2015|Categories: General, Press Releases, Reports|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Email: 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 [...]

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

By | August 20th, 2014|Categories: Press Releases, Reports|Tags: |

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 [...]


Crisis in Nicaragua

By | June 20th, 2018|Categories: Press Releases|

LIN is deeply concerned with the ongoing social crisis that has resulted in many deaths and injuries in Nicaragua over the last eight weeks. LIN’s roots are in Nicaragua, where [...]

Promising Results of First Evaluated Occupational Health Intervention for CKDu—Though Challenges Remain

By | July 14th, 2017|Categories: Press Releases|

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release For more information contact: Ilana Weiss, Senior Director of Public Health and Policy La Isla Network From La Isla Network, July 12, 2017 Results from Year 1 of the Worker [...]

In the Hot Zone

By | April 10th, 2017|Categories: Videos|

In Sri Lanka’s North Central Province more than 23,500 people have died of Chronic Kidney Disease of undetermined causes (CKDu), earning it the moniker, “the hot zone.” In many communities 15% of the population is [...]

Hidden Under the Indian Sun

By | February 4th, 2017|Categories: Videos|

Hidden Under the Indian Sun was originally published in The Atlantic (USA) in January. The short film on CKDu affecting communities in Eastern India was produced by independent photojournalists, filmmakers, and La Isla Network collaborators [...]