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Colombian Workers Launch General Strike
Colombia's workers, students, and rural, indigenous and Afro-descendant communities will join together in a national general strike tomorrow, November 21. Unlike the strikes many U.S. workers have participated in increasingly in the last five years, Colombians are not striking against any single employer or industry.
Murdered Trade Unionists: The Truth Behind Colombia’s Trade Agreement
Any mention of Latin America has become a synonym of mass migration, autocratic governments and unstable economies. Yet, Colombia continues to shine as the exception. This week marks the seventh anniversary since the U.S.-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement (TPA) entered into force. It can be argued that during these years this South American nation has become a haven of economic and social stability. Or not.