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Spray fight hits home: Plantation workers in Nicaragua to get day in U.S. court for pesticide they say ruined their health

LETTA TAYLER, NEWSDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2006
For years, Francisco Antenor drove his tractor past the banana plantations of this tropical village as they were sprayed with pesticide. Droplets fell like dew on his copper-hued skin, which is now spotted like a Dalmatian’s.
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