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Labour news from South America


Argentina

Triumph for Argentinian air traffic controllers 2017-08-03 [ITF]
Laid off Pepsico Workers Clash with Police 2017-07-27 [TeleSUR]
Argentina’s air traffic controllers denounce CBA breach 2017-07-26 [ITF]


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

Two workers killed in explosion at Gerdau Brazil 2017-08-17 [IndustriALL]
Popular Front of Brazil to Lead Protests Against Temer's Labor Reform 2017-07-20 [TeleSUR]
Corporate Greed Takes Hold in Brazil 2017-07-19 [ITUC]


Chile

Teachers Begin 24-Hour Strike Against Education Law 2017-08-18 [TeleSUR]
Chileans protest against private pension scheme introduced under Pinochet 2017-08-04 [equal times]
Walmart Workers In Chile Vote To Strike For Higher Pay 2017-07-31 [Workers Independent News]


Colombia

Protection for Colombian agricultural trade union leaders – ACT NOW! 2017-07-19 [Banana Link]
Trade Unionists Murdered As Peace Process at Risk 2017-07-18 [ITUC]
How do we make labour rights real? 2017-07-12 [Open Democracy]


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

'GPSU calls on Pres. Granger to intervene in wage talk' 2017-07-27 [Kaieteur News]
Union considers legal action against GTT over sacking of workers 2017-07-18 [The Stabroek News]
GuySuCo warns it may be forced to close Uitvlugt estate 2017-05-23 [The Stabroek News]


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

Peru Unions Protest Retaliation against Striking Miners 2017-08-15 [Solidarity Center]
Confused Situation in Peruvian Teachers' Strike after Dialogue 2017-08-12 [Prensa Latina]
Doctors to Join Teachers Strike in Lima 2017-08-08 [TeleSUR]


Suriname


Uruguay

Workers Launch General Strike, Halting Infrastructure 2017-07-21 [TeleSUR]
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]


Venezuela

Unions in Australia pledge support for ‘democratically elected’ socialist Venezuela 2017-08-03 [News.com.au]
Opposition unions to launch indefinite strike 2017-07-26 [Argus]
Venezuelan workers defend state-run factory from violent attack 2017-07-21 [Telesur English]
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