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Labour news from South America


Argentina

Doubling down on a failed approach: Argentina’s IMF programme, one year later 2019-07-05 [ITUC]
Doubling down on a failed approach: Argentina’s IMF programme, one year later 2019-07-02 [ITUC]
Argentina – historical march to victory in Glencore mine 2019-07-01 [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

Vale to pay families of workers killed in dam collapse 2019-07-17 [Yahoo]
“Racial Democracy” Reloaded 2019-07-07 [NACLA ]
80 years of trade union action in chemical industry 2019-07-02 [BWI]


Chile

Walmart reaches agreement with union workers to end 6-day strike - with salary increases, bonuses, training and other benefits 2019-07-17 [Reuters]
UNI Global Union stands in solidarity with more than 17, 000 striking workers at Walmart 2019-07-16 [UNI Global Union]
Walmart Chile to resume talks with union amid strike 2019-07-16 [Canada.com]


Colombia

The worrying reversal of peace in Colombia 2019-07-19 [Equal Times]
The worrying reversal of peace in Colombia 2019-07-18 [Equal Times]
Trade Unionism Under Threat of Death 2019-06-19 [IPS]


Ecuador

ITUC warns of IMF agreement’s attack on workers 2019-05-07 [ITUC]
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]


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

Field foremen/women in sugar industry get 3%-4% increase 2019-07-10 [The Stabroek News]
Guyana Goldfields workers call off strike 2019-07-06 [Demerara Waves]
'We want wifi and food': Union reps hold talks with Labour Dep’t to resolve Aurora mine strike 2019-07-05 [Stabroek]


Paraguay

Paraguayan unions lead the way for aviation workers' rights 2019-04-29 [ITF]
Paraguayan Unions Lead the Way for Aviation Workers’ Rights 2019-04-27 [ITF]
Union leads effort to defend the rights of indigenous teachers 2018-08-10 [Education International]


Peru

Union executive committee wins legal fight for reinstatement 2019-06-22 [Banana Link]
Many Social Conflicts Pending Solution 2019-05-17 [Prensa Latina]
Workers at Peru tin mine start indefinite strike: Minsur 2019-05-01 [Reuters]


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

Venezuelan ex-oil workers go on hunger strike as desperation increases 2019-06-04 [NBC]
“In Venezuela, Union Organising is Illegal” 2019-04-30 [IPS]
International Trade Unions Condemn Recognition of Guaidó 2019-04-02 [360]
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