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Government, farmers reach accords  Argentina: 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  Argentina: The farm groups went on strike for the third time in nearly three months to protest high export taxes, 44 percents Farmers resume strike  Argentina: 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... Farmers suspend strike, open roads  Argentina: 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
2009-10-29 Strikes paralyze Buenos Aires Buenos Aires, Argentina
4. 2009-03-03 Government, farmers reach accords Argentina
F. 2008-11-17 Public workers' strike paralyzes Chile Chile
6. 2008-05-28 Farmers resume strike against export tax Argentina
7. 2008-05-07 Farmers resume strike Argentina
I. 2008-04-02 Farmers suspend strike, open roads Argentina
J. 2008-03-31 Striking farmers resume blockades Argentina

  Workers go on strike at delayed World Cup stadium   Brazil: Workers went on strike over late pay at one of the stadiums enduring the longest delays ahead of the World Cup in Brazil Strikes paralyze Buenos Aires Map of Buenos Aires Argentina
  World Cup: Sao Paulo metro strike to continue

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


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  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 Farmers move to end strike  Argentina: Argentine farmers lifted roadblocks, easing a 15-day strike that has caused traffic jams and depleted grocery shelves across the country Mar.25 Farmers strike leaves shelves bare
  Argentina: 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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Mar.30 Strike paralyses airports  Brazil: 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 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 Strike ends at Escondida
  Chile: Workers at the mine voted to end their 25-day strike, a labor union official reported
Mar.7 Emergency declared in 3 states  Ecuador: President Alfredo Palacio declared a state of emergency after a strike by contract workers cut oil production

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

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Dec.19 Oil execs defy court order, stay off job
  Venezuela: Dissident executives of state-owned company defied a Supreme Court ruling to immediately return to work Dec.5   Troops step into strike
  Venezuela: President Chavez has ordered the military to seize control of tankers and refineries May.20 Protesters demanding food, jobs  Argentina: Tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets demanding change in the government's economic policies

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Dec.10 Strike closes cities
Map of Caracas Venezuela  Venezuela: 12-hour strike called jointly by trade unions and business organisations. Residents of Caracas banged pots and pans Nov.29 Business calls strike  Venezuela: Private business sector is calling a one-day national shutdown on December 10 to protest disputed economic reforms Jul.27 Pay cuts blocked  Argentina: A labor judge ruled that a decree cutting government workers' salaries cannot go into effect

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Nov.24 Gridlocked by strikers' roadblocks
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