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Belize

BML workers arrested over protest 2014-08-06 [Breaking News]
BML workers’ frustrations erupt at City Hall 2014-08-06 [Breaking News]
BWS says workers not released over “gossip” 2014-07-10 [Breaking News]


Costa Rica

Authorities investigate alleged payments to known criminals to stage violent protests in Caribbean port city 2014-10-30 [The Tico Times]
Dock Workers Strike Could Turn Global 2014-10-29 [Costa Rica Star]
ITF “will fight” Costa Rica port violence 2014-10-29 [ITF]


El Salvador

MUA Calls for Australian Resources Company to Drop El Salvador Law Suit 2014-09-02 [MUA]
April 28th: The Occupational Safety reaches the radio 2014-04-27 [BWI]
Union-Backed Candidate Wins First Round in Election 2014-02-07 [Labor Notes]


Guatemala

America take Guatemala to arbitration for anti-union violence 2014-09-20 [ITUC]
American Government Takes Historic Action to Enforce Labor Rules in Trade Agreement with Guatemala 2014-09-20 [AFL-CIO]
Ternium steel worker union wins major victory 2014-08-29 [IndustriALL Global Union]


Honduras

Solidarity delegation to Honduras: 'Overwhelmed' by Rights Violations 2014-10-18 [Solidarity Center]
Border Crisis Spurs AFL-CIO, Honduran Labor Movement to Call for Renewed Attention to Labor Rights Violations in Honduras 2014-07-29 [AFL-CIO]
11 trapped in gold mine 2014-07-03 [The Global Post]


Nicaragua

Dockers’ unions win HIV/AIDS clause in CBA 2014-09-24 [ITF Global Union]
No sign of life from missing miners 2014-09-02 [Channel News Asia]
Trapped miners rescued; 5 remain 2014-08-31 [Yahoo News]


Panama

ITF Takes Issue With Panamanian Government over Working Conditions as Canal Redevelopment Goes Ahead 2014-08-11 [Handy Shipping Guide]
Campaign for justice for Panama Canal workers 2014-08-10 [ITF]
Striking employees resume work on Panama Canal 2014-07-26 [The Gulf News]
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