Tag: Strike

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In an interview with Colombian radio station Blu Radio, Torres responded to whether the social and political upheavals facing the country could bring an end to the government with "anything is possible in Peru." "This...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Unitary Federation of Petroleum Workers (FUP) and its affiliated unions will close this year in a national strike in protest against government threats of possible privatization of Petrobras, Brazil's largest company, the association...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Groups and associations representing truck drivers announced a few days ago that they are studying the possibility of a nationwide strike starting this Sunday, July 25. The strike could even extend to Monday or...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Groups and associations representing truck drivers are studying the possibility of a nationwide strike starting Sunday (25), which could extend to Monday (26). There is dissatisfaction among these workers with unfulfilled promises of the...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - (AFP) Striking Peruvian workers temporarily erected new blockades on the Pan-American Highway on Saturday, a day after they had ended a five-day blockage following the shelving of a controversial agricultural law. "We want to solve...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Peru's Congress on Friday, December 4th, repealed a farming law that had triggered days of roadblocks and other protests by striking workers. The protesters erupted with joy and immediately began lifting the blockades that had...
BRAZIL, RIO DE JANEIRO  – This week Uber is planning to launch its Initial Public Offering (IPO) which is set to be one of the biggest events of 2019 for market investors worldwide. However, many Uber drivers are also...
By Dorah Feliciano, Contributing Reporter BRASILIA, BRAZIL – The Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES) announced it is opening up a R$500 million credit line for independent truckers while the federal government declared it will invest R$2 billion for the construction, repair,...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Reacting to the news of the closing of its truck manufacturing plant in São Bernardo do Campo, São Paulo, workers from the Ford Auto plant decided to strike on...

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