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Argentina

Teachers and public workers in Argentina: Four months of strikes and pickets 2019-12-01 [Labor Notes]
Buenos Aires subway workers on strike over asbestos presence 2019-11-21 [Telesur]
People vote for shared prosperity, reject neoliberal agenda 2019-10-30 [UNI Global Union]


Bolivia

MAS Party Under Threat as Bolivia Moves Towards New Elections (Without Evo) 2020-01-10 [NACLA]
The Highs and Lows of Bolivia’s Rebel City 2019-12-12 [NACLA]
Bolivian leader agrees to withdraw military in deal to 'pacify' country 2019-11-25 [Radio New Zealand International]


Brazil

“Vale have murdered us all” 2020-01-23 [IndustriALL]
March for justice for victims of Vale’s crime 2020-01-23 [IndustriALL]
UNI Global Union and the ITUC show solidarity with Amazon climate activists 2020-01-09 [UNI Global Union]


Chile

Creativity at the Service of Social Mobilization in Chile 2019-12-16 [NACLA]
TUAC Resolution on Chile 2019-12-13 [TUAC]
Govt meets with unions in bid to end crisis 2019-11-29 [Yahoo]


Colombia

Colombia Protests to Intensify This Year, Union Leader Says 2020-01-18 [NYTimes]
Something is happening in Colombia 2020-01-15 [Opendemocracy]
2020 minimum salary falls short of workers' demands 2019-12-27 [Prensa Latina]


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

GuySuCo aiming for new 55,000 white sugar plant at Albion – GAWU 2019-11-24 [The Stabroek News]
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]


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

McDonald's Peru: 12-hour shifts and death by electrocution 2019-12-24 [IUF]
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]


Suriname

Alcoa closure in Suriname: IndustriALL calls for a fair deal for workers 2018-11-20 [IndustriALL]


Uruguay

Uruguay becomes first country to ratify ILO Convention 190 2020-01-18 [IndustriAll]
Trade Unions on Partial General Strike 2018-09-28 [Prensa Latina]
300 jobs at risk in Uruguay mine 2018-08-09 [IndustriALL]


Venezuela

Teachers' Strike: ‘Those of Us Who Continue to Teach Do So Out of Love’ 2019-11-12 [Venezuela Analysis]
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]
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