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Labour news from Central America


Belize

Workers Protest for a ‘Living Wage’ 2017-06-18 [teleSUR]
Fairtrade Farmers Confront Child Labor 2017-06-11 [FoodTank]
The significance of the BNTU election 2017-04-22 [Amandala]


Costa Rica

Union Leaders Call for Sept. 1 Protest as Prelude to Mass Strike 2016-08-24 [The Star]
Strikes This Week: ICE on Monday, Taxi Drivers on Tuesday and Transitos Wednesday 2016-08-09 [CR]
Strike Paralyzes Schools, Health Services 2016-04-27 [The Herald-Tribune]


El Salvador

El Salvador’s win against the US mining company Pacific Rim: a very nuanced victory 2016-12-01 [Equal Times]
Refusing to pay authorized wage increase, government to to dock pay, fire striking hospital workers 2016-10-21 [Metro]
Hospital strike turning away patients 2016-10-20 [Metro]


Guatemala

Campesinos March to Demand President Resign 2017-05-24 [TeleSUR]
IndustriALL condemns assassination of union leader 2016-07-01 [IndustriALL]
Union leader assassinated 2016-06-25 [ITUC]


Honduras

Melon Workers Push for Union Rights 2017-06-13 [Labor Notes]
Honduran workers’ rights activists face rising violence 2017-05-01 [Equal Times]
Fyffes Union Leader Escapes Murder Attempt 2017-04-24 [ITUC]


Nicaragua

IndustriALL shows solidarity with FESITEX workers 2017-05-11 [IndustriALL]
Update on the #Tipitapa12 ActNOW! 2016-12-20 [IndustriALL]
Labour conflict criminalized as protesting workers sentenced ActNOW! 2016-12-15 [IndustriALL]


Panama

Pilots Strike would Paralyze Panamanian COPA Airline 2017-04-30 [Prensa Latina]
Truckers protest against Chiquita Panama 2017-04-04 [freshplaza]
Panama takes the lead in the Americas in the fight against forced labour 2016-11-07 [50forFreedom]
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