Industry’s Victims in Bangladesh International attention has been focused on workers’ safety in Bangladesh since the disaster at Rana Plaza, a garment factory complex which collapsed in April, killing 1,132 workers. As concern runs high about the safety of garment workers, Reuters photographer Andrew Biraj spent time photographing survivors of the Rana Plaza collapse and also documenting the lives of workers in other industries in Bangladesh, where conditions can be hazardous. -Reuters ( 21 photos total ) Jesmin, a 25-year-old survivor from the collapsed Rana Plaza Building, lies on a bed at the Centre for the Rehabilitation of the Paralysed (CRP) in Savar, Bangladesh on June 4. Jesmin suffers from a spinal injury and is waiting for surgery.The April 24 collapse of the Rana Plaza complex, built on swampy ground outside Dhaka with several illegal floors, killed 1,132 workers and focused international attention on sometimes lax safety standards in Bangladesh’s booming garment industry.(Andrew Biraj/Reuters) 2 Workers sort clothes at a garment factory near the collapsed Rana Plaza building in Savar, Bangladesh on June 16. At least five different Bangladesh agencies have dispatched teams to start inspecting the country’s thousands of garment factories, but there has been little coordination between them.(Andrew Biraj/Reuters) # 3 A relative pours water on 25-year-old Rojina’s head at the Centre for the Rehabilitation of the Paralysed (CRP) in Savar, Bangladesh June 4. Rescue workers, who pulled Rojina from the rubble of the collapsed Rana Plaza building, had to amputate part of her arm to rescue her. More than four million people, mostly women, work in Bangladesh’s clothing sector, which is the country�s largest employment generator, with annual exports worth $21 billion.(Andrew Biraj/Reuters) # 6 A man works in a stone crushing factory at Burimari in Lalmonirhat district, Bangladesh on July 9. The stone crushing industry in the Burimari land port area of Lalmonirhat, in the north of Bangladesh, produces lime powder for various industrial purposes. According to a report by the Bangladesh Institute of Labour Studies, those working in the industry run the risk of contracting silicosis, an incurable lung disease caused by inhalation of silica dust. (Andrew Biraj/Reuters) # 7 Momin Ali, 26, shows an x-ray film of his lungs inside his house at Burimari in Lalmonirhat district, Bangladesh July 9. Ali says he suffers from silicosis, an incurable lung disease caused by inhalation of silica dust, as he used to work in a stone crushing factory for two and half years.
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13, 2013, 7:31 AM 4,385 28 Email Share on Tumblr A common view we’ve heard on Fox News is that breaching the debt ceiling wouldn’t mean a default, because the US has more tax revenue coming in every day than it has to pay in interest payments. So as long as you prioritized interest payments first, you should be fine not defaulting on the debt. Fox News political analyst Brit Hume was making this point on Twitter, as well . There are three problems with this view.
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With spending holding in line with estimates, California ended the first quarter of its fiscal year on track with estimates contained in the 2013-14 Budget Act. September saw total revenues move past expectations by $427 million, or 5.3%. Personal income taxes, which are California’s dominant revenue source, lurched past monthly projections by 9.5%. … Retail sales tax receipts also beat budget estimates by close to double digits in September, as California consumers resumed shopping with the support of more jobs, higher home prices, and a rising stock market … California has completed the first leg of the fiscal year with a good pace. Both revenues and state spending have stayed close within their designated lanes, almost exactly matching estimates contained in the 2013-14 Budget Act. Revenue collections could be challenged in the coming months by any negative developments related to jobs, interest rates, stock prices, and home values.
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I’m thinking about so many different things. And then my head fills with the beautiful images and moments spent with the group that joined Angela and I to Ireland for our workshop . They were amazing. The Irish people we encounter along the way are amazing. I don’t want the moments we have to end and disappear. Once I am rested and settled back home, I will come back to show you what we did, saw, and ate.
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The light filtering through the pergolas is unforgettable. Visit of Bodega Tio Pepe Rice Pudding Recipe with Vanilla and Cinnamon We had made it. And I returned home feeling inspired. Ready for more of the experience.
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