Guatemala has become a global leader in textile production, and has been making clothes since the late 18th century.
But over the past decade, it has been plagued by a lack of skilled labour and a lack in quality goods.
Today, Guatemalan textile production is second only to China in terms of exports, and some of the poorest countries in the world have seen the greatest growth in textile exports.
This year, the country’s exports of textiles totalled $17.7 billion, more than double what it exported in 2018.
But the picture is more complex than this.
The country’s textile industry is an extremely complex industry.
The majority of the work done in Guatemala is done by migrant workers.
These are often from neighbouring countries.
The vast majority of these workers are women and children, and are paid a small salary, often less than $1 a day.
The main industries that employ the most migrant workers are the construction industry, and the textile industry.
In 2017, the UN found that Guatemala was experiencing an increase in child labour.
The construction industry was the most common occupation for child labourers, with more than half of the child labour in Guatemala being in construction.
Child labourers are often exploited for no pay, without food, and without rights.
A recent UN report found that between 2016 and 2019, nearly 100,000 child labourer deaths were linked to forced labour, often for little or no pay.
In 2018, the United Nations Assistance Mission to Guatemala (UNAMI) said that, between June and October, over 4,400 child labouerers were reported killed by police, while 1,000 children were reported missing.
The government of Guatemala is one of the most corrupt governments in Latin America.
In October, the US State Department reported that the government of the country was among the least accountable for human rights abuses in the region, and it has also been accused of engaging in extrajudicial killings.
The US and other governments have called for a halt to all trade with Guatemala, including clothing and footwear.
The UNICEF and the World Bank have called on the Guatemalan government to do more to address child labour, and a ban on textiles and garments destined for the global market should be lifted.
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