Relatives and friends of migrant worker David Blancas mourns ...
Feb 9th, 2012
(Reuters) - Relatives and friends of migrant worker David Blancas mourns at home in Lima February 8, 2012. A crash between a flatbed truck and a van carrying migrant farm workers on a rural crossroads in southwestern Ontario on Monday killed 10 migrant workers from Peru and a Canadian citizen. REUTERS/Janine Costa(PERU - Tags: DISASTER SOCIETY) -
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