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Labour news from South America


Argentina

Growing food to reap a future: Argentina faces up to the agri-business model 2019-03-11 [Equal Times]
BA teachers begin 3-day strike after wage talks with Vidal gov't fail 2019-03-07 [The Times]
Union Call for Marches against Macri Policies 2019-01-04 [Prensa Latina]


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

International solidarity after Suzano school shooting 2019-03-20 [Education International]
Brazil Unions Challenge Attacks on Worker, Human Rights 2019-03-15 [Solidarity Center]
Brazil: protests against Ford plant closure 2019-03-14 [IndustriALL]


Chile

Workers could strike at Chile's Sierra Gorda copper mine: union 2019-03-19 [Reuters]
Valparaiso port worker strike ends after 35 days 2018-12-24 [Fresh Fruit Portal]
Port workers reach deal to end strike, fruit exports to resume 2018-12-22 [Reuters]


Colombia

Colombia Palm Workers Win Landmark Agreement 2019-03-01 [Solidarity Center]
USO oil workers union denounces abduction and torture of trade unionist 2019-02-18 [Justice for Colombia]
Workers at Prodeco's Colombia coal port vote down proposed strike 2019-01-26 [Reuters]


Ecuador

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]
Taxi Drivers, Cooperatives Protest Against Cabify, Uber 2018-03-27 [TeleSUR]


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

‘Resilience has paid off’ 2019-03-17 [The Stabroek News]
RUSAL-BCGI management finally recognises union, to begin talks Friday 2019-03-13 [Demerara Waves]
‘We are not sending people back under those conditions’ 2019-03-05 [The Stabroek News]


Paraguay

Union leads effort to defend the rights of indigenous teachers 2018-08-10 [Education International]
World Bank leaves door open to slavery 2018-08-02 [ITUC]
6 years of impunity 2018-08-01 [UNI Global Union]


Peru

Municipal Cleaners in Peru Protest Against Mass Dismissals 2019-03-05 [Newsclick]
Mobilization against labor flexibilization and reactivation of construction industry 2019-01-18 [BWI]
Buenaventura facing stoppage at Uchucchacua mine 2019-01-14 [Mining]


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

National sectorial Collective Bargaining Agreement extension and salaries updates 2019-03-13 [BWI]
Trade Unions Ratify Anti-Imperialist Stance 2019-03-09 [Venezuelanalysis]
Guaido Calls Public Worker Strike against Maduro 2019-03-06 [The Times]
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