Brazilian postal workers have been on strike since August 17, 2020 in defense of their contract and against privatization. Brazilian government wants to cut 70 out of 79 labor rights from their contract in order to privatize the Brazil Post company. On August 21, 2020 the Supreme Court allowed the company to anticipate in one-year time, the bargaining set for September 2021.After the Supreme Court … Continue reading Postal Workers on strike for a Week in Brazil
The coronavirus contagion in Brazil has been accelerating for 15 weeks, according to calculations by the epidemic control center at Imperial College, one of the leading centers in the world. Since the week of April 27, the country has had a transmission rate above 1, which means that the infection is picking up speed. In the week that started this Sunday (3), the index, also … Continue reading Accelerated Contagion Completes 15 Weeks in Brazil
Five months after the first recorded death of Covid-19 in Brazil, the country has alreadyaccumulated more than 80 thousand deaths during the pandemic. This Monday (20), 718victims of the disease and 21,749 infected were registered. More than 2.1 million people have been diagnosed with the virus, representing 1% of theBrazilian population. Since March, the country has recorded 80,251 deaths of patients withCovid-19. The data with the total number of infected and victims come from the press consortiumbetween Folha, O Estado de S. Paulo, Extra, O Globo, G1, and UOL, released in a balancesheet at 8 pm this Monday. Last … Continue reading Covid-19 Has Infected 1% of The Population and Killed More than 80 Thousand Brazilians
As you probably have heard, the pandemics hit Brazil very hard. We have almost 70 thousand people killed by Covid-19, and hundreds of thousands infected. And, over all that, our government, besides having a genocidal perspective in how to deal with the problem (basing on a speech of “saving the economy healthy” – and, because of that, being against social isolation, the closure of business … Continue reading Days of struggles in Brazil: In defense of life, jobs and rights! Down with Bolsonaro!
In Brazil, the explosive combination of coronavirus, economic recession and political crisis are bringing the number of infected and death toll to the heights. Brazil is second to the U.S. in number of affected and death toll.Meanwhile, wages and labor rights are under attack. In Sao Paulo, subway workers may go on strike in defense of 12 clauses of their contract. Over a thousand food … Continue reading Week of mobilization for “Bolsonaro Out” in Brazil
Several mining companies operating in Katanga which have decided to continue operating during covid-19. Continue reading Covid-19 and Minning in Democratic Republic of Congo
Healthcare experts recognize that far-right President Jair Bolsonaro is one of the main responsible for the high death toll. Continue reading Bolsonaro and his supporters on Justice investigation
These mobilizations are deeply connected to the strikes by other workers whose jobs have been decreed essential services. Continue reading Food delivery workers call for a national strike
The well-known Mexican labor lawyer Suzana Prieto Terrazas was arrested on June 8, 2020 on frame-up charges of “inciting riot, threats and coercion of public officials”. Since the creation of the SNITIS Attorney Prieto Terrazas has experienced undue threats, intimidation and affronts to her character for the creation of the union and the support of workers. In reality, Suzana Prieto played a pivotal role in … Continue reading Mexico: For the Immediate and Unconditional Freedom of Susana Prieto!