Crucial farm jobs dry up in drought-stricken Morocco

SIDI SLIMANE, Morocco: In a sun-baked village north of the Moroccan capital Rabat, Mustapha Loubaoui and other itinerant workers wait idly by the roadside for farm work made scarce by a six-year drought. Loubaoui, 40, traveled 280 kilometers (175 miles) with his combine harvester in the hope of finding work in the once-thriving farming village … Read more