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Labour news from South America


Argentina

Subway Worker Killed on the Job Sparks Wildcat Strike 2016-12-09 [TeleSUR]
Strike brings Argentina casino sector to a halt 2016-12-08 [Gaming Industry News]
Argentina oil workers to strike next week after YPF suspends rigs 2016-12-03 [Reuters]


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

Rio police fire on protesting workers from church 2016-12-07 [BBC]
When Volkswagen handed its staff over to Brazil’s military junta 2016-12-01 [Equal Times]
When Volkswagen handed its staff over to Brazil’s military junta 2016-11-30 [Equal Times]


Chile

Codelco optimistic about Chuquicamata copper mine wage talks 2016-12-07 [Mining Weekly]
Strike threatens fruit shipments to U.S. 2016-11-24 [The Packer]
Strike woes mount 2016-11-23 [FuitNet]


Colombia

Adios a la Guerra: Colombian trade unionists and UNI family say goodbye to war in memorable ceremony 2016-12-09 [UNI Global Union]
Main coal railway, unions extend salary talks 2016-12-08 [Business Insider]
ITF congratulates Colombian union on CBA 2016-11-24 [ITF]


Ecuador

Brutal persecution of teacher unionists is worsening ActNOW! 2016-11-04 [Education International]
Ecuador: UN summit turns the spotlight on Quito’s land struggle 2016-10-13 [Equal Times]
Time is pressing to halt the imposed dissolution of the teacher union UNE 2016-08-12 [Education International]


French Guiana


Guyana

GAWU accuses GuySuCo of stalling on wages talks 2016-12-07 [Stabroek News]
Strike severely cuts power 2016-12-01 [The Stabroek News]
R&F Podcast – Sugar workers in Guyana 2016-10-27 [Rank and File]


Paraguay

Paraguay’s university students are protesting against corruption 2016-10-25 [Equal Times]
Campesinos March Against Conservative President 2016-09-21 [TeleSUR]
National mobilisation for decent wages 2016-09-02 [IFJ]


Peru

Lima: Indigenous community say they’ve been ‘abando 2016-11-18 [Equal Times]
Month-long strike at iron ore mine ends 2016-10-08 [Steel Orbis]
Strike halts production of iron ore at Chinese mine 2016-09-23 [Reuters]


Suriname


Uruguay

Transport Co-Ops Block Road in Uruguayan Capital to Protest Ride-Hailing Apps 2016-11-11 [LAHT]
Paper union seeks to negotiate the rehiring of 270 workers 2016-08-24 [IndustriALL]
Massive numbers of Uruguayans join strike for better pay 2016-07-21 [IndustriALL]


Venezuela

Strike at steel plant ends 2016-12-07 [Steel Orbis]
Miners across country strike to enforce agreements 2016-11-19 [Steel Orbis]
Workers Protest Alleged Privatization of State Fishing Company 2016-10-13 [Venezuelanalysis]
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