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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

No solution in sight for judicial workers' strike 2017-07-26 [The Tico Times]
Judicial Workers On Indefinite Strike! 2017-07-21 [Q]
Hundreds of medical procedures, surgeries postponed by public workers' strike 2017-07-01 [The Tico Times]


El Salvador

After minmum wage increase big business puts more pressure on workers 2017-07-09 [LP]
As El Salvador increases its minimum wage, big business increases the pressure to reduce worker gains 2017-06-27 [Equal Times]
El Salvador’s win against the US mining company Pacific Rim: a very nuanced victory 2016-12-01 [Equal Times]


Guatemala

Guatemalan Farmer's Murder Reveals Vast Employer Theft 2017-07-25 [Solidarity Center]
Guatemala: Workers’ World Council takes fight to Ternium 2017-07-06 [IndustriALL]
Campesinos March to Demand President Resign 2017-05-24 [TeleSUR]


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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