Il est urgent de résister! Ford veut fermer ses portes au Brésil

Ford a annoncé ce lundi (11) qu’elle fermerait la production de véhicules dans ses usines au Brésil en 2021. Les unités de Camaçari (BA) et Taubaté (SP) seront fermées immédiatement, selon l’entreprise, uniquement la production de pièces pour les stock après-vente seront maintenus. L’unité de production de la Troller à Horizonte (CE) est prévue pour fermer ses activités au dernier trimestre 2021. Selon l’entreprise, ne … Continue reading Il est urgent de résister! Ford veut fermer ses portes au Brésil

¡Es urgente resistir! Ford quiere cerrar sus puertas en el Brasil

La Ford anunció este lunes (11/1) que cerrará la producción de vehículos en sus fábricas en el Brasil, en 2021. Las unidades de Camaçari (Bahia) y Taubaté (San Pablo) serán cerradas inmediatamente, según la prensa, manteniendo solo la producción de piezas para stock de posventa. La unidad de la Troller, en Horizonte (Ceará), tiene previsto cerrar las actividades en el último trimestre de 2021. Por: … Continue reading ¡Es urgente resistir! Ford quiere cerrar sus puertas en el Brasil

Stop the Closure of All Ford Plants in Brazil

The Ford Co announced on January 11, 2021 their decision to end vehicle production at its three plants in Brazil in 2021. The Camaçari (BA) and Taubaté (SP) plants will be closed immediately, according to the company, maintaining only the production of parts for after sales stocks. The plant in Horizonte (CE) which manufactures the SUV Troller is expected to stop its activities in the … Continue reading Stop the Closure of All Ford Plants in Brazil

Complaint against Chinese and Hong Kong governments and support for pro-democracy activists

We strongly denounce Chinese and Hong Kong governments for the suppression on pro-democracy movement and pledge our support for the activists in Hong Kong Three Hong Kong young pro-democracy activists Joshua Wong, Agnès Chow and Ivan Lam, who had been prosecuted and out on bail on charges of organizing and inciting an unauthorized assembly surrounding the police headquarters on June 21, 2019, were remanded in … Continue reading Complaint against Chinese and Hong Kong governments and support for pro-democracy activists

Death on eve of Brazil’s Black Consciousness Day sparks fury

A Black man died after being beaten by supermarket security guards in the Brazilian city of Porto Alegre on the eve of Friday’s Black Consciousness Day observations, sparking outrage as videos of the incident circulated on social media. A short clip showed one guard restraining João Alberto Silveira Freitas just outside the doors of a Carrefour supermarket while the other pummeled him with repeated blows … Continue reading Death on eve of Brazil’s Black Consciousness Day sparks fury

In The Country, 7 Out of 10 Who Live in Inadequate Homes Are Black or Brown

Seven out of 10 Brazilians who live in homes with some type of inadequacy are black or brown, points out the survey Synthesis of Social Indicators, from the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics. The survey, which uses data from the 2019 National Household Sample Survey, brings together in numbers the reality that is already well known in the peripheries of large cities and in … Continue reading In The Country, 7 Out of 10 Who Live in Inadequate Homes Are Black or Brown

Embraer Fires 2,500 Aerospace Workers Unilaterally Amidst the Pandemic

The Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer announced the dismissal of 900 workers throughout Brazil on August the 3rd. This announcement comes in addition to 1,600 layoffs due to three Voluntary Dismissal Programs (VDP) carried out in less than two months. The company did not hold any negotiation with the Metalworkers’ Union of São José dos Campos, violating an agreement to preserve jobs signed on April 9th … Continue reading Embraer Fires 2,500 Aerospace Workers Unilaterally Amidst the Pandemic