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Thursday, July 3, 2014

Portuguese shun farm work, despite unemployment farmer says

A worker picks berries at Maravilha Farms, a U.S.-owned business in Odemira, Portugal, on June 6. Around Odemira, more than 60 percent of the 5,000 farmworkers are now foreigners, one consultant estimated.