May Day 2020: Canada & Chile
Guests Magdalena Diaz, a member of the May 1 Coalition and Paz Jurado of Apoyamos Chile solidarity group joined us on May Day 2020 to discuss the most pressing issues for workers in both Chile ...
Varoufakis: The Ecuadorean Model Has Much to Teach Us All
The former Greek finance minister, Yanis Varoufakis, tells teleSUR that the way Ecuador has confronted the economic crisis shows greater maturity than you often find in Europe.
US oil refinery strike enters fourth week
The oil refinery strike in the United States is entering its fourth week, the longest such strike in 35 years. There are 12 plants involved, which encompass one-fifth of US national oil production. Workers are ...
Mexico's informal economy is Latin America's largest
According to a recent study published by the International Labor Organization, Mexico has the higest rates of economic informality in Latin America. About 58% of the economically active population is involved in the informal economy, ...
Peru: news vendors' union asks government for benefits
The News Vendors Union in Peru held a protest march in Lima to protest the lack of health and retirement benefits. They are hoping that the government can pass a law that would provide its ...
Walmart to end health coverage for 30,000 employees
At least 30,000 part-time workers at Walmart will no longer have health insurance coverage as part of the company's new economic policy. Meanwhile, full-time employees will pay a 19% increase for health insurance. teleSUR
Delays in Panama Canal Expansion Causes Losses
The delays in the expansion work of the Panama Canal will lead to cost overruns, causing additional expenses to canal users and the lost of millions of dollars to the country. teleSUR
Minimum wage in the United States frozen for the last 5 years at $7.25
The minimum wage has been frozen at $7.25 an hour in the United States. Analysts indicate that an increase in the minimum wage would be beneficial to the country's economy. US women are the group ...
EU and US vote against UN resolution defending human rights
Large powers of the European Union and the United States voted against the project through which the United Nations forces multinational companies to respect human rights. teleSUR
US fast-food workers on strike to require better conditions
In about 150 cities in the United States, fast-food workers are initiating a strike to demand better salaries and the right to create unions without risking reprisals. teleSUR