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Labour news from South America


Argentina

Workers at BA City hospitals go on strike over lack of security 2016-07-22 [The Herald]
Unions back SOMU and set priorities for supporting inland navigation workers 2016-07-14 [ITF Global Union]
Violence against workers of Tiempo Argentina and Radio América 2016-07-08 [IFJ]


Bolivia

Why Workers Are Marching Against Evo Morales 2016-07-06 [NACLA]
Dialogue to End Textile Workers Protest 2016-07-03 [TeleSUR]
Government Says Textile Worker's Strike Is Illegal 2016-06-29 [Prensa Latina]


Brazil

Customs' workers to strike ahead of Olympics 2016-07-13 [Yahoo]
Brazil customs' workers to strike ahead of Olympics 2016-07-13 [Reuters]
Santos labor dispute delays ships, rolls cargo 2016-07-08 [IHS]


Chile

Strike ends at Anglo's El Soldado copper mine 2016-07-23 [Reuters]
Police encourage violence on picket line 2016-07-17 [teleSUR]
Government, in major defeat, will cease work on key labour reform 2016-07-06 [Canadian Labour Reporter]


Colombia

Dockers to benefit from hard-won agreement 2016-07-23 [ITF Global Union]
Trucker strike comes to an end 2016-07-23 [Fresh Fruit Portal]
Five Reasons Colombia Is Violating Its Trade Agreement with the U.S. 2016-07-21 [AFL-CIO]


Ecuador

First Domestic Worker Union Founded in Ecuador 2016-06-22 [Telesurtv]
Education unions under fire 2016-06-07 [Education International]
The ILO demands that government respect public workers’ human and trade union rights 2015-11-18 [Education International]


French Guiana


Guyana

Worker safety in manufacturing sector under focus 2016-06-24 [Stabroek News]
'Govt., GPSU begin talks on wages today' 2016-06-22 [Kaieteur News]
'‘40% and allowances’ - GPSU states demands ahead of talks with Gov’t today' 2016-06-21 [Guyana Chronicle]


Paraguay

Massacre involving land rights dispute calls Paraguay justice system into question 2016-07-22 [Equal Times]
Juvenile detention centres, a very real Dante’s Inferno in Paraguay 2016-05-10 [Equal Times]
General strike provoked by anti-worker policies 2015-12-24 [The Morning Star]


Peru

Workers at Chinalco's copper mine in Peru start strike – union 2016-06-01 [Mining Weekly]
Workers at Toromocho copper mine plan strike May 31 2016-05-26 [The Daily Mail]
Largest labor union backs Pedro Pablo Kuczysnki 2016-05-20 [Reports]


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

Massive numbers of Uruguayans join strike for better pay 2016-07-21 [IndustriALL]
Port workers walking out 2016-07-13 [Trade Winds]
Trump Tower Workers in Uruguay Went on Strike Over a Dozen Missing Sausages 2016-03-11 [The Street]


Venezuela

Government Backs Worker Takeover of Kimberley Clark as Citibank Moves to Close BCV Account 2016-07-18 [Venezuelanalysis]
Workers Reach Agreement with Coca-Cola 2016-06-04 [Venezuelanalysis]
President Threatens Seizure of Factories After Production Halts 2016-05-15 [VoA]
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