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Argentina

Customs workers' strike paralyzes grains exports 2014-09-19 [Reuters]
Teachers back BA reform 2014-09-12 [The Herald]
Airline unions agree not to strike for now 2014-09-11 [The Herald]


Bolivia

IndustriALL joins mourning for five killed miners in Bosnia 2014-09-12 [IndustriALL Global Union]
Advancing Backwards: Bolivia's Child Labor Law 2014-08-30 [TruthOut]
In Bolivia, with the world’s youngest legal workers 2014-08-13 [Equal Times]


Brazil

Bank employees' union shuns pay rise proposal, mulls strike 2014-09-20 [Reuters]
Foxconn hit by strike, could hit iPhone supply 2014-09-18 [ZD Net]
'Truth Commission' Finds Volkswagen Spied On Union Activists 2014-09-06 [Jalopnik]


Chile

Workers to strike at Escondida copper mine next week 2014-09-16 [Reuters]
Trade Unions Call for Strike Next Week 2014-08-28 [Prensa Latina]
Copper mine contract workers announce one day strike 2014-08-27 [Metal Guru]


Colombia

The Gap Between Laws And Reality For Colombian Domestic Workers 2014-09-05 [AWID]
Union Leader Assassinated 2014-08-31 [telesur]
Hired guns slay union leader in Colombia's oil industry 2014-08-31 [Fox]


Ecuador

Violence Ensues as Opposition March Clashes with Police 2014-09-19 [telesur]
mprisonment of trade union leader Dr. Carlos Figueroa 2014-08-21 [TUC]
Tell Ecuador’s President: Stop the persecution of social and labour activists ActNOW! 2014-04-23 [PSI]


French Guiana

ICEM, Labour Minister Meet to Air Concerns in Bauxite Mine Dispute 2010-06-28 [ICEM]
Bauxite Union Still Seeking Justice from RusAl, Government 2010-05-31 [ICEM]
Bauxite Workers’ Union Pickets Government, RusAl Offices in Georgetown 2010-02-08 [ICEM]


Guyana

The GTUC’s interest is in the nation knowing the truth 2014-08-13 [The News]
Ronald Todd was a fearless working-class fighter for social and economic freedom 2014-08-06 [The Stabroek News]
Hotel Tower reneges on promised wages to laid-off workers – union 2014-07-04 [The Stabroek News]


Paraguay

Excessive repression against teachers 2014-09-09 [Education International]
Trade unions suffer brutal repression 2014-09-08 [ITUC]
Teachers Begin Strike 2014-08-28 [telesur]


Peru

Protest letter over murdered activists in Peru 2014-09-14 [TUC]
Brit TUC General Secretary Frances OGrady protests to Peruvian Ambassador about murder of anti-logging activists 2014-09-13 [TUC]
UNI reports Prosegur to Spanish government following violent attack in Peru ActNOW! 2014-09-10 [UNI]


Suriname

Workers strike at IAMGOLD mine 2011-08-03 [Business Week]
Strike shuts down Canadian owned gold mine 2011-08-03 [AFP]
Strike shuts down gold mine 2011-08-03 [The Star]


Uruguay

Thousands of Workers March Before Presdiential Elections 2014-09-19 [telSUR]
Fishing industry in trouble 2014-08-06 [Fish Update]
Resisting neoliberalism: a lesson from Uruguay 2014-07-01 [Equal Times]


Venezuela

Workers Threaten to 'Paralyze' Venezuela's Largest Private Food Company 2014-09-21 [telSUR]
Sidor Workers Sign New Collective Contract 2014-09-06 [Venezuelanalysis]
Amid Confusion over Announced Sidor Collective Contract Agreement, Workers Continue Protests 2014-08-18 [Venezuelanalysis]
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