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Argentina

People vote for shared prosperity, reject neoliberal agenda 2019-10-30 [UNI Global Union]
Argentina election: a major step towards restoring democracy for people 2019-10-28 [ITUC]
Kirchnerism vs. Neoliberalism: Readings on Argentina's Elections 2019-10-26 [NACLA]


Bolivia

Bolivia debe confirmar el resultado de las elecciones sin injerencias externas 2019-11-01 [UGT]
Evo Morales Wins Bolivia’s Election, but Fraud Allegations Tarnish the Victory 2019-10-26 [NACLA]
An Explosion Leaves Eight Dead and 12 Injured in Bolivian Mine 2018-04-13 [LAHT]


Brazil

Freed leftist leader Lula da Silva rallies thousands of supporters at metalworkers’ union 2019-11-11 [South China Morning Post]
Lula Released, Judicial System Remains on Trial 2019-11-11 [ITUC]
Lula walks free from prison 2019-11-09 [Deutsche Welle]


Chile

Chile Cancels Climate and APEC Summits as People Demand an End to Austerity` 2019-11-01 [ITUC]
Country's fiery anger fueled by fears of poverty in old age 2019-11-01 [Reuters]
Chile protestors: 'We are subjugated by the rich. Its time for that to end'. 2019-10-31 [The Guardian]


Colombia

November 21 strike likely to cause air travel chaos 2019-11-11 [Reports]
CUPE condemns murder of Indigenous leaders in Colombia 2019-11-05 [CUPE]
UNI GS: Brinks should denounce threats of violence against Colombian labor activists and their families 2019-11-04 [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

20,000 gov’t workers, GPL, GuySuCo taxing treasury -Finance Minister 2019-11-11 [Demerara Waves]
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]


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 Dissolves its Congress, Setting Up a Fight for the Political Future 2019-11-06 [NACLA]
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]


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

Docentes em greve reclamam das condições e dos baixos salários 2019-10-23 [Mundo ao Minuto]
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]
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