El Salvador’s President Mauricio Funes has approved a law allowing the concession of the country’s La Unión port.
The legislative assembly greenlighted the concession bill in September this year. The law regulates schedules, investments, and stipulates requirements for the concession, capping the contract at 30 years.
From Business News Americas
When — and how — will the longshore/EGT conflict end? Why doesn’t EGT want to hire union dockworkers? On the other hand, shouldn’t the company be allowed to hire whom it wants? By blocking rail lines and raiding the grain terminal, has the union crossed a line of no return?
The long-simmering dispute raises lots [...]
Here’s the anarchist newspaper Infoshop’s take on recent media reports:
Tacoma and Seattle rank-and-file members of the International Longshore and Warehousem Union (ILWU) are showing us the way.
Faced with arrogant bosses and a boss-controlled legal system, they have declared that the only way to effectively fight back is to fight back HARD!
When bosses [...]
Agribusiness companies have been posting strong revenue and profit gains, and the long-term outlook is even brighter for industries involved in feeding a hungry and growing world.
The U.N.’s Food and Agriculture Organization estimates that agricultural production will need to increase by at least 70% worldwide between now and 2050 to meet the needs [...]