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Labour news from South America


Argentina

Government orders port workers to end strike and enter talks 2017-06-22 [The Shipping News]
Government orders port workers to end strike and enter talks 2017-06-21 [NASDAQ]
Teachers Continue Strike for Salary Increase 2017-06-15 [TeleSUR]


Bolivia

School or work: the dilemma facing children in Bolivia 2016-11-14 [Equal Times]
Bolivian minister beaten to death by striking miners 2016-08-26 [The Journal]
Why Workers Are Marching Against Evo Morales 2016-07-06 [NACLA]


Brazil

Brazil: workers’ rights under threat from government reforms 2017-06-20 [Equal Times]
Brazilian Workers Are Rising Up Against a Bill That Threatens Basic Labor Rights 2017-06-09 [In These Times]
Gov't Gets Ready to Roll Back Labour Rights 2017-06-08 [The Real News Network]


Chile

Workers give Codelco strike ultimatum 2017-06-17 [BNA]
Strike by Chile customs workers ends after five days 2017-05-31 [Splash 24/7]
Customs Workers Strike Closes Ports 2017-05-25 [Splash 24/7]


Colombia

Strikes hold up country 2017-06-19 [Bogota Post]
Teachers Union Ends 36-Day Strike After Pledge of Raises and Education Investment by Government 2017-06-18 [Finance Colombia]
Deal to End 37-day Teachers' Strike 2017-06-17 [VoA]


Ecuador

Educators receive widespread support at ILO 2017-06-12 [Education International]
Women Blaze Trail in Scoring Labor Rights for Domestic Workers 2017-03-08 [TeleSUR ]
Schools in Ecuador to preserve ancestral languages 2017-01-04 [Equal Times]


French Guiana

Strikes lifted after aid package agreed with Paris 2017-04-23 [The Guardian]
French Guiana Workers Extend Strike, Set Up More Barricades 2017-04-19 [TeleSUR]
Part of South America facing a total shutdown 2017-04-11 [BBC]


Guyana

GuySuCo warns it may be forced to close Uitvlugt estate 2017-05-23 [The Stabroek News]
More legal action if GTT does not comply with High Court Order- Telecom Workers Union 2017-05-13 [Demerara Waves]
Workers Revolt in France’s South American Colony 2017-03-27 [Telesurch TV]


Paraguay

The battle to end unbridled discrimination in Paraguay 2017-02-22 [Equal Times]
Paraguay’s university students are protesting against corruption 2016-10-25 [Equal Times]
Campesinos March Against Conservative President 2016-09-21 [TeleSUR]


Peru

Workers arrested after a protest at SiderPerú Gerdau 2017-06-13 [IndustriALL]
Mine workers to begin nation-wide strike on July 19 -union leader 2017-06-10 [NASDAQ]
Endemic corruption sweeps Peru, from the public service to the presidency 2017-05-24 [Equal Times]


Suriname


Uruguay

Workers Hold 24-Hour Strike Ahead of Budget Approval 2017-06-22 [TeleSUR]
Public Education Workers in 24-Hour Strike 2017-06-14 [Prensa Latina]
Transport Co-Ops Block Road in Uruguayan Capital to Protest Ride-Hailing Apps 2016-11-11 [LAHT]


Venezuela

Maduro’s gamble: all or nothing 2017-06-02 [equal times]
PdV workers are reluctant bulwark for regime 2017-05-13 [Argus]
Oil Union Workers Back Maduro's Constituent Assembly 2017-05-13 [TeleSUR]
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