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The articles excerpted on this site report on the state of the industry as seen by mainstream media, and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the officers of the ILWU Coast Longshore Division.

Peru’s opposition candidate for president is gaining in polls, opposes concession of dock

A U.S. State Department cable released on Wikileaks revealed that U.S. diplomats have been conducting a thinly-veiled campaign against Peruvian presidential candidate Ollanta Humala, pictured here, in favor of his neo-liberal rival. Click on the image to read the Wikileaks article.

An article titled “Maersk Wins Contract For $1.1 Billion Pier at Top Peru […]

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Wikileaks: Cables point to US interference in Peru Election

Alejandro Toledo during his first presidency, in 2002, expanded the neoliberal model and crafted a free trade agreement that gave the U.S. unlimited mining rights in exchange for few concessions. He is likely to win the upcoming election and return to the presidency in 2011.

As an academically-trained free market economist, Alejandro Toledo is the […]

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Highways open new South American trade routes

The Interoceanica Highway to the Pacific Ocean is said to turn Brazil from "America's backyard" to a major supplier of natural resources bound for China.

New highways stretching across South America from the Atlantic to the Pacific oceans will consolidate Brazil’s role as the continent’s leader and give it an alternative export outlet to […]

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ILWU Presidente al gobierno Peruano: DP World debe respetar la ley

14 de julio de 2010

Excelentísimo Dr. Alan García Pérez Presidente de la Republica del Perú Jr. de la Unión S/N 1ra. Cuadra, Cercado de Lima Lima, Perú

Excmo. Sr. Presidente García:

Le escribo de un asunto que es motivo de creciente preocupación para el Sindicato Internacional de Trabajadores Portuarios y Almacenistas (ILWU, por sus […]

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