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Brazil’s fight against urban slavery is getting harder

Rio de Janeiro, BrazilThomson Reuters Foundation A surge in cases of urban slavery in Brazil brings new challenges for prosecutors and labor inspectors, top government officials said on Wednesday. Last year 523 workers were found in slavery-like conditions during labor inspections in Brazilian cities, about 225 more than in 2017, government data released Friday shows. […]