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Labour news from South America


Argentina

Union Call for Marches against Macri Policies 2019-01-04 [Prensa Latina]
Airline workers stage protest in Argentina against job instability due to budget carriers 2018-12-29 [Merco Press]
Two former Ford executives sentenced for crimes against humanity in Argentina 2018-12-17 [IndustriALL]


Bolivia

An Explosion Leaves Eight Dead and 12 Injured in Bolivian Mine 2018-04-13 [LAHT]
Major Trade Union Pledges Support for Evo Morales 2018-03-02 [TeleSUR]
President Condemns Doctors' Decision to Maintain Strike 2018-01-10 [TeleSUR]


Brazil

Brazil's Steelworkers Bracing for Anti-Union Push by Bolsonaro 2019-01-11 [Bloomberg]
Workers brace for major changes in pension system 2018-12-29 [CGTN]
Journalists appeal for solidarity 2018-12-20 [IFJ]


Chile

Valparaiso port worker strike ends after 35 days 2018-12-24 [Fresh Fruit Portal]
Port workers reach deal to end strike, fruit exports to resume 2018-12-22 [Reuters]
Port strike turns violent in Chile, complicates fruit exports 2018-12-19 [Reuters]


Colombia

Fighting Colombia’s largest coal mine 2018-12-18 [The Ecologist]
Jose Antonio Navas: Another Social Leader Killed 2018-11-30 [TeleSUR]
Students, teachers and labor unions go on national strike 2018-11-29 [CGTN]


Ecuador

Ministry of Labour denies trade union registration 2018-06-12 [BWI]
Quito: greater recognition of the role of municipal waste workers but their rights remain vulnerable 2018-04-30 [PSI]
Taxi Drivers, Cooperatives Protest Against Cabify, Uber 2018-03-27 [TeleSUR]


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

UG, unions for meeting on January 8 2018-12-31 [The Stabroek News]
GAWU to discuss meeting with political parties on their plans for sugar 2018-12-30 [The Stabroek News]
UG unions appeal to Department of Labour over wage talks 2018-12-06 [The Stabroek News]


Paraguay

Union leads effort to defend the rights of indigenous teachers 2018-08-10 [Education International]
World Bank leaves door open to slavery 2018-08-02 [ITUC]
6 years of impunity 2018-08-01 [UNI Global Union]


Peru

Mobilization against labor flexibilization and reactivation of construction industry 2019-01-18 [BWI]
Buenaventura facing stoppage at Uchucchacua mine 2019-01-14 [Mining]
Manufacturing unions facing up to the challenge 2019-01-08 [IndustriALL]


Suriname

Alcoa closure in Suriname: IndustriALL calls for a fair deal for workers 2018-11-20 [IndustriALL]


Uruguay

Trade Unions on Partial General Strike 2018-09-28 [Prensa Latina]
300 jobs at risk in Uruguay mine 2018-08-09 [IndustriALL]
Workers Defend Rights in Massive Act 2018-06-29 [Prensa Latina]


Venezuela

Goodyear Shutters Venezuela Operations, Blames Sanctions 2018-12-15 [Venezuelanalysis]
Laid-off workers get 10 tires each, plus pay, as Goodyear quits Venezuela for good 2018-12-11 [Canada.com]
Workers Rally to Demand ‘Revolutionary Exit from Crisis’ 2018-11-16 [Venezuelanalysis]
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