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Government, farmers reach accords  After months of confrontations, the government and its farmers appeared to have made progress toward resolving their differences Public workers' strike paralyzes Chile  Nearly half a million public employees went on strike throughout Chile over a wage dispute; The 450,000 workers want a 14.5% pay increase Farmers resume strike against export tax  The farm groups went on strike for the third time in nearly three months to protest high export taxes, 44 percents Farmers resume strike  Farmers decided to resume a strike that cut exports, blocked roads and emptied store shelves last month. The farmers would go on strike for 8 days Farmers suspend strike, open roads  Rebellious farmers are suspending a 21-day strike over government tax hikes, after lifting many of the highway blockades Striking farmers resume blockades
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B. 2014-06-08 World Cup: Sao Paulo metro strike to continue Sao Paulo
C. 2013-12-14 Workers go on strike at delayed World Cup stadium Curitiba, Brazil
D. 2013-10-15 Clashes at Brazil teacher protest Rio de Janeiro
E. 2012-02-13 Rio strike ends before carnival Rio de Janeiro
2009-10-29 Strikes paralyze Buenos Aires Buenos Aires, Argentina
6. 2009-03-03 Government, farmers reach accords Argentina
H. 2008-11-17 Public workers' strike paralyzes Chile Chile
8. 2008-05-28 Farmers resume strike against export tax Argentina
9. 2008-05-07 Farmers resume strike Argentina

  Workers go on strike at delayed World Cup stadium   Workers went on strike over late pay at one of the stadiums enduring the longest delays ahead of the World Cup in Brazil Clashes at Brazil teacher protest  Protesters have clashed with the police in Brazil's largest cities, Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo, after marches in support of striking teachers Rio strike ends before carnival  Police officers and firefighters in Rio de Janeiro have ended their pay strike, days before the annual carnival Strikes paralyze Buenos Aires Map of Buenos Aires Argentina
  World Cup: Sao Paulo metro strike to continue

year 2014 Top ^

Jun.8   Sao Paulo
  Metro workers have voted to remain on strike for an indefinite period despite an earlier ruling by a labour court calling on them to return to work

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Dec.14   Brazil
Oct.15   Rio de Janeiro

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Feb.13   Rio de Janeiro

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Oct.29   Argentina
  The capital city was beset by strikes, with teachers, doctors and transit employees refusing to work over money matters

Mar.3   Argentina

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Nov.17   Chile
May.28   Argentina
May.7   Argentina
Apr.2   Argentina
Mar.31   Argentina
  Farmers seething at export taxes on their crops resumed blockades of rural highways after talks failed to end a 19-day-old strike
Mar.28   Argentina Farmers move to end strike  Argentine farmers lifted roadblocks, easing a 15-day strike that has caused traffic jams and depleted grocery shelves across the country Mar.25   Argentina Farmers strike leaves shelves bare
  A strike by farmers, who are protesting an increase in export taxes for their products, continued for a 13th day with no solution in sight

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Apr.9   Argentina   Teachers strike for higher pay  Thousands of teachers are demanding higher pay and justice after a teacher was killed last week in a protest clash with police Mar.30   Brazil Strike paralyses airports  All flights out of major airports have been suspended after a hunger strike was announced by air-traffic controllers

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Oct.23   Uruguay Transport strike cripples Uruguay  20,000 lorry drivers and some 5,000 taxi drivers striking in protest at rise in the price of diesel Aug.31   Chile Strike ends at Escondida
  Workers at the mine voted to end their 25-day strike, a labor union official reported
Mar.7   Ecuador Emergency declared in 3 states  President Alfredo Palacio declared a state of emergency after a strike by contract workers cut oil production Mar.1   Mexico Mining industry hit by strike  Thousands of miners supported their union boss, who may be ousted amid accusations he responded poorly

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Feb.9   Venezuela   Chavez threatens to jail strikers  President threatened to jail thousands of oil workers fired for leading a 2-month strike against him Jan.11   Venezuela   Chavez brands strikers as 'terrorists'  President threatened to take over banks which joined the six-week shutdown

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