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Argentine port workers to hold another 48-hour strike starting Wednesday

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - (REUTERS) Argentine port workers said on Tuesday, May 25, they would hold a 48-hour strike starting at midnight Wednesday, after paralyzing agricultural exports from the country last week with an initial work stoppage over demands they be vaccinated against Covid-19.

Cargo traffic at the ports hub of Rosario, from which about 80% of the country’s grains exports are shipped, was snarled by last week’s strike by tugboat captains and other maritime port workers. A group of 11 unions issued a statement late on Tuesday announcing the new work stoppage.

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