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Labour news from South America


Argentina

CGT leadership announces 24-hour strike for May 29 2019-05-16 [The Times]
Argentina's unions decided a 24-hour national strike on 29 May 2019-05-16 [Merco Press]
ITF backs Argentine unions in general strike 2019-05-01 [ITF]


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

Ford reaches agreement with workers at Brazilian plant it plans to shut down 2019-04-30 [Reuters]
Free Lula: Public events in more than 30 countries next week 2019-04-11 [ITUC]
lobal #FreeLula protests 2019-04-11 [IndustriALL]


Chile

Codelco strikes labor deal with supervisors at Salvador mine 2019-05-16 [Reuters]
Union joins the mobilization against privatization of pension funds 2019-04-03 [BWI]
Sierra Gorda union agrees deal with KGHM to avert Chile copper mine strike 2019-04-01 [Reuters]


Colombia

UNI calls on Colombian government to stop stalling on peace agreement and roll back NDP 2019-05-16 [UNI Global Union]
Colombian union leaders receive death threats 2019-05-16 [IndustriALL]
Striking for peace in Colombia 2019-04-30 [ITUC]


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

UG finances to be audited at unions' request 2019-04-19 [The Stabroek News]
Bauxite strike ends after agreement reached 2019-03-21 [The Stabroek News]
‘Resilience has paid off’ 2019-03-17 [The Stabroek News]


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

Many Social Conflicts Pending Solution 2019-05-17 [Prensa Latina]
Workers at Peru tin mine start indefinite strike: Minsur 2019-05-01 [Reuters]
Municipal Cleaners in Peru Protest Against Mass Dismissals 2019-03-05 [Newsclick]


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

“In Venezuela, Union Organising is Illegal” 2019-04-30 [IPS]
International Trade Unions Condemn Recognition of Guaidó 2019-04-02 [360]
From Middle Power to Regime Change Specialist: Canada and the Venezuela Crisis 2019-03-29 [NACLA ]
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