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Worker deaths exposes 'slave-like conditions' in Peru

Safety inspectors in Peru are trying to crack down on dangerous working conditions. They have been prompted by the recent deaths of two young men who were locked inside their workplace when a fire broke out.

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    Safety inspectors in Peru are trying to crack down on dangerous working conditions.

    They have been prompted by the recent deaths of two young men who were locked inside their workplace when a fire broke out.

    The International Labour Organisation says it's not uncommon for people to be working in “slave-like conditions” in Peru.

    Al Jazeera's Mariana Sanchez reports from Lima, Peru.


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