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Labasa Farmers stage protest march

About 400 cane farmers took to the streets in Labasa yesterday to push their demand for a minimum guaranteed cane price of $100 a tonne and a $10 top up from government for their 4th cane payment. It ended with…

Why the delay in making the 4th cane payment?

National Farmers Union is questioning FSC’s delay in making the 4th cane payment which should have been paid out at the end of April. NFU President Surendra Lal says the payment must be made this week if growers are to…

Widening incomes gap under global capitalism

The World Economic Forum (WEF) has described severe income inequality as the biggest risk facing the world. WEF founder Klaus Schwab has observed, ‘We have too large a disparity in the world; we need more inclusiveness… If we continue to…