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Milton Villegas, Ecuador


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I met Milton Villegas several times at the Los Alamos banana plantation in south-west Ecuador. He is a trade unionist and participated in the 2002 strike. Milton was articulate and committed to the aims of the strike and was adamant about keeping the strike action peaceful.

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Milton Villegas:Woodcut by Jan nimmo