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Labour news from South America


Argentina

Death threat puts union freedom at grave risk 2017-02-13 [Education International]
Printing Plant Workers Rally After Hundreds Sacked 2017-02-11 [TeleSUR]
Argentina's Macri moves to cut labour costs, works with unions 2017-02-03 [CNA]


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 judge rules Uber drivers are employees, deserve benefits 2017-02-15 [Reuters]
Bloody Police Strike Goes On in Espírito Santo and Spreads to Rio 2017-02-12 [Brazzil]
Threat to Prosecute Striking Espirito Santo Police 2017-02-11 [TeleSUR]


Chile

New labour laws in Chile embolden striking miners 2017-02-16 [CNA]
Workers at the world's largest copper mine in Chile are digging in for a long strike 2017-02-16 [Netral News]
World's biggest copper mine Escondida hit by worker strikes amid labor law reform 2017-02-15 [DW]


Colombia

Police evict striking Gerdau workers in Colombia 2017-02-09 [IndustriALL]
Huber Ballesteros is freed from prison! 2017-01-23 [Justice for Colombia]
Trade union leader Ballesteros freed 2017-01-17 [The Morning Star]


Ecuador

Schools in Ecuador to preserve ancestral languages 2017-01-04 [Equal Times]
Brutal persecution of teacher unionists is worsening ActNOW! 2016-11-04 [Education International]
Ecuador: UN summit turns the spotlight on Quito’s land struggle 2016-10-13 [Equal Times]


French Guiana


Guyana

Proposals floated to sell off several sugar estates, shed non-core operations 2017-01-01 [The Stabroek News]
GPL puts contracted workers, managers on standby , in wake of industrial unrest 2016-12-20 [Demerara Waves]
Brace for more blackouts as GPL workers go on strike for increased salaries 2016-12-19 [Demerara Waves]


Paraguay

Paraguay’s university students are protesting against corruption 2016-10-25 [Equal Times]
Campesinos March Against Conservative President 2016-09-21 [TeleSUR]
National mobilisation for decent wages 2016-09-02 [IFJ]


Peru

A wall separating the rich from the poor in Lima 2017-02-03 [equal times]
Workers At Peru's Camisea Gas Fields Call Off Strike 2016-12-29 [Reuters]
Natural gas workers plan strike 2016-12-19 [LNG Industry]


Suriname


Uruguay

Transport Co-Ops Block Road in Uruguayan Capital to Protest Ride-Hailing Apps 2016-11-11 [LAHT]
Paper union seeks to negotiate the rehiring of 270 workers 2016-08-24 [IndustriALL]
Massive numbers of Uruguayans join strike for better pay 2016-07-21 [IndustriALL]


Venezuela

Two Venezuelan oil workers die in fire -PDVSA 2016-12-21 [Reuters]
A brief guide to (trying to) understand the Venezuela crisis 2016-12-21 [Equal Times]
Strike at steel plant ends 2016-12-07 [Steel Orbis]
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