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Labour news from Central America


Belize

First Caribbean signs Off With Workers 2016-01-30 [7 News]
CWU & FCIB Workers Negotiations Nearing Conclusion 2016-01-15 [News 5]
Energy Workers Union calls on government not to destroy good rice 2016-01-08 [Breaking News]


Costa Rica

Government, unions reach midnight agreement to lift strikes 2015-10-28 [Inside]
Public unions go on ‘indefinite’ strike Monday; fuel shortages possible 2015-10-27 [Inside]
“Strike Is NOT Indefinite, Nor Political, or General”, Says Albino Vargas 2015-10-27 [Q]


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

Sex slavery case offers hope for women abused during civil war 2016-02-04 [The Independent]
As US Promotes TPP As A Way To Improve Labor Standards, Guatemala Shows Failed Promises Of Previous Trade Deals 2015-11-06 [IB Times]
GUATEMALA, HONDURAS UNDER INTERNATIONAL PRESSURE FOLLOWING LABOUR ACTIVIST MURDERS 2015-10-19 [Equal Times]


Honduras

More Than 30 Trade Unionists Have Been Killed Since 2009 2015-11-30 [The Nation]
Honduran Union Leader, Family Leave Home after Threats 2015-11-17 [Solidarity Center]
2 More Honduran Union Leaders Threatened, Harassed 2015-09-28 [Solidarity Center]


Nicaragua

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]
No sign of life from missing miners 2014-09-02 [Channel News Asia]


Panama

National strike affects work on Panama Canal expansion 2015-11-26 [JOC]
Construction workers' strike stalls Panama Canal expansion 2015-11-25 [Yahoo]
Anti-corruption strike called for Monday 2015-11-20 [Prensa Latina]
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