5% of the total areas of the country's sugar plantation
of 460,406 hectares.
Sustainable farming advocates point out the impacts of massive sugar plantations
Although Garcia did concede that, "if it is an order of the government, I will comply," he was clearly confused about why this Haitian man no longer had a right to cultivate and reside outside of a sugar plantation
He observed that children in sugar plantations
- locally called sacadas - have long working hours, carry heavy loads, and are exposed to harmful pesticides verging on the worst form of hazard to health.
This is when local communities that rely on the land are evicted without consent or compensation - often violently - to make way for sugar plantations
, the report said.
Development of sugar plantation
will continue to reach 3,500 hectares in 2014.
Thirteen-year-old Sophie has to stay with her grandmother on her family's run-down Louisiana sugar plantation
while her newly-divorced mother works and goes to night school.
In a painful 2002 downsizing of what was once the island's flagship sector, Cuba shut down and dismantled 71 of 156 mills, all 71 built well before the revolution, and relegated 60% of sugar plantation
land to other uses.
AMERICAN UPRISING: THE UNTOLD STORY OF AMERICA'S LARGEST SLAVE REVOLT tells of a group of sugar plantation
slaves that violently rebelled just outside of New Orleans, marching on a defenseless city during the period following Mardi Gras in pursuit of establishing a black republic in the area.
She falls in love with the charming, southern lawyer Charles Earl Brook, but after their marriage she discovers his family are slave owners and Charles has been ordered to run their sugar plantation
The social ranking system in colonial Jamaica prized whiteness, European birth, and sugar plantation
The project is located on the northern coast of Peru and includes a 7,800 hectare sugar plantation
, an ethanol distillery and a 37 megawatt power plant.