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Australia: Striking dock workers to protest at Citibank headquarters as industrial war heats up

Kevin Bracken, MUA Victorian secretary, confirmed workers would take to the streets. ”This is the biggest dispute since Patrick’s; it is the most industrial action since 1998,” he said. Mr Bracken said that Citibank would be targeted because DP World was being poorly run under its control.

Striking dock workers will march through city […]

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Thousands take to street in Nicaragua to protest China canal deal

More than a thousand people protested against the project in Managua.

A massive demonstration rocked Nicaragua’s capital of Managua as protestors opposed to the construction of a US$50 billion Nicaragua Canal took to the streets on Wednesday. Some protesters held banners reading “Chinese get out!” and “No canal.” The project, which is to begin […]

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