— Cresencio Ramirez, director general of the Network of Indigenous People of Sinaloa
Los Angeles Times photojournalist Don Bartletti traveled across nine Mexican states, observing conditions and interviewing workers at some of the mega-farms that have powered the country's agricultural export boom. Here are some of those laborers.
Photos taken September-December 2013 and March-April 2014. Ages given were at the time of photograph.
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