Marie Michael Library

Title

Starving for Sugar

Length

58:30 min.

File No

314

Format

DVD

Description

From the Philippines to the Caribbean, sugarcane workers are the pawns in a game of world economic and political power. the introduction of sweetener derived from corn, along with protective market policies in the US & Europe, has crippled the sugar industry in the Third World, depriving millions of their source of livelihood. This tells the human story of the man-made crisis.

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