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Argentina

94% of freelance press workers in Buenos Aires earn below poverty line 2019-10-09 [The Times]
Oil workers at grains port begin strike – union 2019-09-07 [The Shipping News]
Subte workers to halt all lines between 1pm and 5pm 2019-09-07 [The Times]


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

Sai o telefone, entra a internet: conheça a nova lei das telecomunicações 2019-10-10 [UGT]
Workers at Brazil planemaker Embraer could begin strike on Monday 2019-09-19 [Canada.com]
Pelo quinto mês consecutivo professores de Cabo Frio decretam greve por atraso de salários 2019-09-10 [Plantao]


Chile

Chile-students mass fare-dodging expands into city-wide protest 2019-10-19 [The Guardian]
Chile protests: State of Emergency declared in Santiago as violence escaltes 2019-10-19 [The Guardian]
Antofagasta reaches labor deal with supervisors at Los Pelambres copper mine 2019-10-16 [Canada.com]


Colombia

Glencore workers call for dispute settlement protocol 2019-10-18 [IndustriALL]
Colombia Women’s Soccer Team Tackles Discrimination 2019-10-04 [Solidarity Center]
Sintrasaludcol leader receives death threats 2019-09-20 [UNI Global Union]


Ecuador

Ecuadors leftist leaders arrested in police raids nationwide 2019-10-17 [Popular Resistance]
Ecuador's Moreno, indiginous groupsreach deal to end protests 2019-10-15 [Al Jazeerah]
Ecuador: Society's Reaction to IMF Austerity Package 2019-10-15 [NACLA]


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

Totaltec contract outlawing trade union membership raises oil and gas concerns – Lewis 2019-09-13 [The Stabroek News]
Field foremen/women in sugar industry get 3%-4% increase 2019-07-10 [The Stabroek News]
Guyana Goldfields workers call off strike 2019-07-06 [Demerara Waves]


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

Peru: mining strike met with violence and arrests 2019-09-18 [IndustriALL]
The Politiquería of Vizcarra’s Call for Early Elections in Peru 2019-09-04 [NACLA]
Dockers’ unions in Peru commit to unite and fight under the ITF flag 2019-08-19 [ITF]


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

Government boosts worker pay again amid hyperinflation 2019-10-15 [The Union-Tribune]
ILO Commission of Inquiry issues report on complaint against the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela 2019-10-04 [ILO]
Workers' Control in Venezuela Faces an Uncertain Future 2019-10-02 [MENAFN]
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