LATINO VOICES
12/01/2011 01:26 pm ET Updated Dec 01, 2011

Sugar Cane Harvest In Guatemala (PHOTOS)

Sugar is Guatemala's most important agricultural export, making Guatemala the fifth largest sugar exporter in the world.

The industry employs around 350,000 people, with people migrating from all parts of Guatemala, during the harvest season from October to March. Sugar cane workers generally earn around 60 quetzales per day, which is around $8 US dollars.

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