Strawberry harvest in Huelva limited to EU citizens (no cheap workers, please)

Only EU citizens will be allowed to harvest strawberries in Huelva this year in an attempt to reduce the crippling unemployment rate in the region, according to the Junta de Andalucia. The Junta has refused to issue any temporary work permits to African workers this year, and has told farmer coops that they must “hire Spanish”. Farmers usually hire around 5,000 African workers to help gather in the strawberry harvest, many of whom come over Continue reading Strawberry harvest in Huelva limited to EU citizens (no cheap workers, please)