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Labour news from Central America


Belize

Supreme Court has ruled on a BNTU Strike before 2016-11-25 [The Guardian]
Education union forces government to agree on its demands 2016-10-25 [Education International]
National Teacher’s Union Votes to Put Strike on Hold 2016-10-19 [News 5]


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

IndustriALL condemns assassination of union leader 2016-07-01 [IndustriALL]
Union leader assassinated 2016-06-25 [ITUC]
TUC condemns murder of Guatemalan trade unionist 2016-06-25 [TUC]


Honduras

2 HONDURAN RIGHTS ACTIVISTS KILLED, MORE THREATENED 2016-10-25 [Solidarity Center]
Employees at a textile factory that made Trump shirts report dangerous, abusive conditions — harsh even for Honduras 2016-08-08 [Buzzfeed]
“Berta Cáceres did not die. She multiplied” 2016-06-15 [Equal Times]


Nicaragua

Nicaragua: labour conflict criminalized as protesting workers sentenced 2016-12-02 [IndustriALL]
The forgotten victims of the Nicaraguan Canal 2016-10-06 [Equal Times]
TUC Aid Supports Women Trade Unionists in Nicaragua 2016-08-17 [TUC]


Panama

Panama takes the lead in the Americas in the fight against forced labour 2016-11-07 [50forFreedom]
Could Safety Concerns Undermine Economic Advantages of Expanded Panama Canal? 2016-07-16 [Global Trade]
Safety concerns over expanded canal could undermine economic advantages 2016-07-13 [The Shipping News]
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