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Donatilo Jiménez Euceda, former president of branch three of the Sindicato de Trabajadores de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Honduras (SITRAUNAH) disappeared on 8 April 2015 whilst working at the CURLA University (Centro Universitario Regional Litoral Atlántico) in La Ceiba. The trade (...)

Petralex is a garment factory located in the Búfalo export processing zone on the outskirts of the industrial park in San Pedro Sula. On 2 March 2015, the company launched an offensive against the recently elected trade union representatives, offering them a sum of money up to three times higher (...)

On 5 March 2015, the Banco Regional issued a termination notice unfairly dismissing Sonia Espínola Báez, leader of the Federación de Trabajadores Bancarios y Afines del Paraguay (FETRABAN), just as she was taking on the position of trade representative at the bank.
The bank had been duly notified (...)

The strike action staged by the Liga de Obreros Marítimos del Paraguay (LOMP) in Asuncion on 12 November 2014, during which dockworkers blocked the Paraguay River at the level of Caacupemí port in Zeballos Cué, was harshly suppressed by the Naval Prefecture.
As dockworkers protested by gathering (...)

The Sindicato Nacional de Trabajadores de la Industria Agropecuaria (Sintrainagro) denounced a terrorist attack against its president, Guillermo Rivera, and treasurer, Medardo Cuesta, on 24 February, in Florida, in Valle del Cauca.
The two trade union leaders were doing a tour of the various (...)

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