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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Argentina's main grain port of Rosario experienced disruptions Friday due to a 48-hour strike by tugboat captains and other workers handling the flow of agricultural ships demanding access to Covid-19 vaccines, according to port...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Chile dawned on Friday, April 30, under a General Strike, called by the Central Unitaria de Trabajadores (CUT - the main worker's union) in rejection of president Sebastián Piñera's government. Called under the slogan "Bread,...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Thousands of Colombians took to the streets of the country on Wednesday, April 28, with chants, dances and music to protest against the tax reform presented by the government of President Iván Duque, in...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – As Brazil’s government announce the details of the much-awaited social security reform bill, presented to Congress on Wednesday, lines are being drawn, between those who approve of the new...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Not even the seven-hour sit-in promoted by the opposition, four of which were held in the dark, prevented Brazil’s Senate from approving the country’s new labor reform law on Tuesday....
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Organizers say that over 10,000 protesters came together yesterday, March 2nd, to demonstrate against the financial plan proposed by Governor Luiz Fernando, nicknamed "Pezão" (Bigfoot). The budget-cutting measures in...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Workers’ unions in at least 22 states took the streets on Wednesday to protest the bill that will regulate outsourcing contracts in private companies in Brazil, expanding the types of...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Bank workers’ unions announced Thursday night they have called for a nationwide strike on Tuesday, September 30th for an undetermined period of time. The unions rejected the salary increase proposed...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Demonstrations took place across Rio yesterday (July 11th), and although less people participated than expected, some protests ended in violence. It was part of new wave of protest that...

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