“I am not sure at this stage we still need somebody to tell us what is or is not good for us—or worse, to force it on us,” Fayza Aboul Naga, who has been Egypt’s minister for planning and [...]
The United States on Thursday ordered the expulsion of Ecuador’s ambassador to Washington in a tit-for-tat move after the US envoy to Quito was told to leave over a leaked diplomatic cable.
Ecuador on Tuesday ordered US Ambassador Heather Hodges out of the country in a row over a leaked diplomatic cable which quoted her [...]
The following letter is also available in pdf format and in Spanish. La carta siguiente se puede leer en español.
June 17, 2010
The Honorable Barack Obama President, United States of America The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue
Washington, DC 20500
This letter is a follow up to my April 22, 2010 letter [...]
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (April 29, 2010) — This morning, Costa Rica’s docks in Limón erupted in chaos involving police, union members and a reported 10,000 civilians, following a campaign by the Oscar Arias-led Costa Rican government to usurp the workers’ democratically elected leadership and eliminate the SINTRAJAP longshore union.
Twenty-five members of the U.S. Congress [...]
22 de abril de 2010
Honorable Sr. Barack Obama Presidente de los Estados Unidos de América La Casa Blanca 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue Washington, DC 20500
Sr. Presidente Obama:
Me tomo la libertad de dirigirme a usted sobre un asunto que es motivo de gran inquietud para el Sindicato Internacional de Trabajadores Portuarios y Almacenistas (ILWU) [...]
“You cannot promote trade agreements in the Western Hemisphere as mechanisms to encourage countries to provide enforceable labor standards and at the same time stand idly by while the Costa Rican Government ousts the democratically elected leadership of a union, freezes its bank accounts, and militarizes the ports in the build up to [...]
© 2013 Longshore & Shipping News, Coast Longshore Division, International Longshore and Warehouse Union, - All Rights Reserved
Powered by WordPress & Atahualpa