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Argentina

Banks paralysed due to 24-hour strike 2014-10-23 [The Herald]
Bank workers launch 24-hour strike for Wednesday 2014-10-21 [The Herald]
Moyano says unions to demand salary bonus 2014-10-19 [The Herald]


Bolivia

COSATU congratulates President Evo Morales 2014-10-14 [Cosatu]
Why Evo Morales Will Likely Win Upcoming Elections 2014-10-09 [Counter Punch]
IndustriALL joins mourning for five killed miners in Bosnia 2014-09-12 [IndustriALL Global Union]


Brazil

Brazil: a nation at a crossroads 2014-10-24 [Equal Times]
Workers Strike for Better Pay at Embraer 2014-10-22 [Industry Week]
Health Workers Criticize Aecio Neves 2014-10-18 [teleSUR]


Chile

Workers Win Right to Negotiate With Parent Company, Bypass Subsidiary 2014-10-17 [Bloomberg]
Transantiago Workers Continue To Strike 2014-10-08 [I Love Chile]
How The Transantiago Strikes Affect Chile’s Capital 2014-10-07 [I Love Chile]


Colombia

More prison guards join strike as penitentiary crisis spreads 2014-10-23 [Colombia Reports]
New threats to trade unionists in Colombia 2014-10-15 [IUF]
State prosecutors on Caribbean coast join national strike 2014-10-15 [Colombia Reports]


Ecuador

press_1 ITF slams air union leader's sacking 2014-10-18 [ITF Global Union]
Violence Ensues as Opposition March Clashes with Police 2014-09-19 [telesur]
mprisonment of trade union leader Dr. Carlos Figueroa 2014-08-21 [TUC]


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

WFTU praises Guyana for the provisions made to protect workers 2014-10-23 [Stabroek News]
Arbitrator to be named for Skeldon worker dispute 2014-10-21 [The Stabroek News]
The Minimum Wage, Trade Unions and Guyana’s Fight against Surging Inequality and Poverty 2014-10-20 [Stabroek News]


Paraguay

Airport Workers Reject Privatization, Announce Strike 2014-10-14 [Prensa Latina]
Doctors to Join Teacher-Led Strike 2014-09-30 [telSUR]
Excessive repression against teachers 2014-09-09 [Education International]


Peru

Crisis as Health Care Workers Stage Nationwide Strike 2014-10-24 [Latino Daily News]
Peruvian state failing to protect indigenous communities 2014-10-08 [Equal Times]
Protest letter over murdered activists in Peru 2014-09-14 [TUC]


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

Uruguay celebrates ten years of constitutional reform in defence of water 2014-10-10 [PSI]
Thousands of Workers March Before Presdiential Elections 2014-09-19 [telSUR]
Fishing industry in trouble 2014-08-06 [Fish Update]


Venezuela

Workers Take Over Clorox Factory 2014-10-05 [Venezuela Analysis]
Workers Threaten to 'Paralyze' Venezuela's Largest Private Food Company 2014-09-21 [telSUR]
Sidor Workers Sign New Collective Contract 2014-09-06 [Venezuelanalysis]
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