Ethical Consumer: the final attack of 2019

The attacks on the agriculture of Almeria don’t stop, no matter if we were out buying Santa’s gifts. On December 20, digital media Ethical Consumer published an article with the headline “Supermarkets and certificates failing to defend Spanish workers.” The article is based entirely on the statements of José of the SOC-SAT union, but it…

Almeria in Aljazeera: a parallel universe

With the title “consumers are not aware we are slaves inside the greenhouses” journalist James Rippingale of the Qatari channel describes Almeria as a place outside the law. The documentary, published in Aljazeera last month, begins with a trade union member saying that “people die inside the greenhouses, because they have no protection.” It’s the…

A sea of ​​lies in DW

Last week the agriculture of Almeria was attacked again by foreign media, with a video that shows images with testimonies around a point with which one can believe or not, and as always, giving false information and drawing erroneous conclusions. DW is a German media source that publishes in several languages, so we can watch…

Agriculture of Almeria criticized on the BBC Two

Barely 15 days have passed since we started this blog with the purpose of responding to misinformation about agriculture in Almeria, and we already have the first case–from the BBC Two, nonetheless. It comes from a television series, Mediterranean with Simon Reeve. In the fourth episode, from minute 24:54 to 40:40, he conducts two interviews…