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Labour news from South America


Argentina

General strike over high inflation and taxes 2014-04-14 [BBC]
Moyano rules out 'immediate' return to strike action 2014-04-14 [The Herald]
The Argentine labour landscape at a glance 2014-04-14 [The Herald]


Bolivia

Child Workers Challenge New Rights Code 2014-02-18 [NACLA]
Bolivia child workers reject labour proposal 2014-01-30 [AJ]
Bolivia should take the High Road…in a school bus 2014-01-30 [Equal Times]


Brazil

Strikes mar run-up to Brazil World Cup 2014-04-22 [DW]
Police strike ends after looting and 39 deaths 2014-04-20 [MENFAN]
Construction worker 2 week strike ends at Rio Olympic venues 2014-04-19 [Associated Press]


Chile

LAN back to business with strikes averted at home 2014-04-11 [The Times]
Big win for cabin crew 2014-04-11 [ITF news]
The exploitation of Zara workers in Chile 2014-04-10 [Equal Times]


Colombia

Colombia: where dockers sell their paycheques for loans 2014-04-22 [Equal Times]
Popular Agrarian Summit Calls for Strike 2014-04-18 [Monthly Review]
Workers rally in support of Rubén Darío Montoya Obando 2014-03-18 [IndustriALL Global Union]


Ecuador

Tell Ecuador’s President: Stop the persecution of social and labour activists ActNOW! 2014-04-23 [PSI]
Public workers' rights continue to be violated in Ecuador 2013-10-03 [PSI]
Workshop takes aim at fashion industry exploitation 2012-09-18 [IndustriALL Global Union]


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

NAACIE represented sugar workers committed to strike over pay anomaly 2014-04-12 [The Stabroek News]
NAACIE represented sugar workers committed strike over pay anomaly 2014-04-11 [The Stabroek News]
Blairmont sugar workers end strike 2014-03-24 [The Stabroek News]


Paraguay

Country paralyzed by anti-privatization strike 2014-03-27 [The Star]
Unions Urge Govt to Prove Accusations of Violent Intent 2014-03-21 [Prensa Latina]
Paraguay gears up for ‘historic’ protests 2014-02-17 [Equal Times]


Peru

Quinoa Is More Kosher Than the Labor Practices That Produce It: Orthodox Rabbi Champions Exploited Peruvian Farmers 2014-04-13 [Jewish Daily Forward]
Labour conflicts deepen at Glencore Xstrata subsidiary 2014-03-25 [IndustriALL Global Union]
Buenaventura says strike ends at silver mine 2014-03-18 [Mining Weekly]


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

Unions win the approval of the new 'Law of Corporate Criminal Liability' in Uruguay. 2014-03-25 [BWI]
New important gain for domestic workers in Uruguay 2014-01-18 [IUF]
Worker run Airline about to start 2013-12-15 [eTurbo News]


Venezuela

Fisheries Unions Demand Dialogue with the Venezuelan Government 2014-04-20 [Venezuela Analysis]
Press union totals 120 attacks on journalists 2014-03-13 [El Universal]
ITF condemns attacks on transport workers in Venezuela 2014-03-04 [ITF]
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