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Argentina

The question holding Argentina in suspense: Where is Santiago Maldonado? 2017-09-08 [equal times]
Macri Lays Off Key Job Advisers After Union Strike 2017-08-24 [TeleSUR]
Labour unions protest job losses, Macri policies 2017-08-23 [TRT]


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

Brazil Backtracks on Anti-Slavery Policies 2017-10-22 [freedomunited]
Brazil Undermines Labor Laws and Puts Women Workers at Great Risk 2017-10-22 [AFL-CIO]
Number of fatalities rises to ten at Gerdau's Brazil plant 2017-10-16 [IndustriALL]


Chile

Chilean DHL Express workers achieve collective agreement 2017-10-11 [ItF]
Union denounces Norwegian shipping companies for ‘monopolistic and protectionist’ behaviour 2017-08-24 [The Shipping News]
Teachers Begin 24-Hour Strike Against Education Law 2017-08-18 [TeleSUR]


Colombia

Gold war in Colombia: traditional miners against the state Gold war in Colombia: traditional miners against the state 2017-10-16 [Equal Times]
Air traffic controllers union begin ‘work to rule’ in support of Avianca pilots 2017-10-10 [The City Paper]
Freed Political Prisoner Huber Ballesteros Speaks on Colombia's Peace Process ActNOW! 2017-10-08 [TeleSUR]


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

‘Partnership’ cannot be based on GuySuCo’s dictated terms and conditions 2017-10-20 [The Stabroek News]
There is no guarantee all sugar workers would be retained in privatisation 2017-09-20 [The Stabroek News]
GGMC has shown disrespect to Barticians over Pork-knockers Day 2017-08-24 [The Stabroek News]


Paraguay

Sex Workers Demand Better Health Services 2017-09-29 [TeleSUR]
Why did one of the happiest countries in the world burn down its Congress? 2017-08-29 [Equal Times]
The battle to end unbridled discrimination in Paraguay 2017-02-22 [Equal Times]


Peru

Afro-Peruvians awaken through memory 2017-10-09 [Equal Times]
Cleaner’s Death Highlights Lack of Safety Protections 2017-09-04 [Solidarity Center]
Teachers Temporarily Suspend Strike, Vow Fight Isn't Over 2017-09-03 [teleSUR]


Suriname


Uruguay

SUNCA Uruguay visits BWI in Panama 2017-09-25 [BWI]
Workers Launch General Strike, Halting Infrastructure 2017-07-21 [TeleSUR]
Workers Hold 24-Hour Strike Ahead of Budget Approval 2017-06-22 [TeleSUR]


Venezuela

Teachers' Union in Mexico Defends Venezuela Against Trump 2017-09-06 [teleSUR]
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]
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