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Zulu Pompom

We saw another glimpse of Zulu culture in Swaziland, the landlocked country where a small portion of this community lives. The pompoms these dancers wear on their arms and legs are actually frilly goatskin bands.

Next Mechanic: 10 Miles

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Well that's lucky, because I don't really remember what happened here. I'll let you imagine the misfortunes of these two Swazi men.

Massive Strikes As King's Life Of Luxury Enrages Swaziland's Poor

TIMES OF SWAZILAND (Swaziland), REUTERS, MAIL & GUARDIAN, INDEPENDENT (South Africa), AFP (France)

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A Deadly Year For Union Leaders Worldwide

According to the International Trade Union Confederation, some 100 union members were killed in 2010. A bleak picture that shows no sign of improvement.

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PARIS - On May 26, on his way to work in Morales, Guatemala, Idar Joel Hernandez Godoy, the finance secretary of the Izabal Banana Workers Union, was shot dead. In early April, Oscar Humberto Gonzalez Vazquez, one of his colleagues was also found dead, shot 35 times.

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