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Labour news from Central America


Belize

Port of Belize and CWU Signs onto Newly Negotiated CBA 2016-05-27 [Love FM]
Garifuna stalwart, Celeo Álvarez Casildo, dies at 57 from throat cancer 2016-04-13 [Amandala]
BTL workers demonstrate? 2016-02-20 [Breaking News]


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

Driving a bus is a ‘death sentence’ in San Salvador 2015-08-01 [The Spectator]
Govt Claims Transport Strike is Part of Right-Wing Offensive 2015-07-29 [teleSUR]
OceaniaGold vs El Salvador: Forshadowing trade under the TPP 2015-07-28 [Telesurtv]


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

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]
14 Honduran Unionists Attacked or Threatened in Past Year 2016-04-18 [Solidarity Center]


Nicaragua

TUC Aid Supports Women Trade Unionists in Nicaragua 2016-08-17 [TUC]
Nicaragua: Story of Ileana Morales Valle, after 20 years working as domestic worker 2015-11-13 [I am a migrant]
Dockers’ unions win HIV/AIDS clause in CBA 2014-09-24 [ITF Global Union]


Panama

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]
Panama Papers: Source breaks silence on Mossack Fonseca leaks 2016-05-06 [BBC]
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