Tunisia

Migrant crisis Tunisia

The Bangladeshi nationals and their fellow refugees were headed to Europe when their boat capsized. They were rescued by another vessel which was not allowed permission to dock by Tunisian authorities

Tunisian student activist Sabrine Ayedi discusses the struggle to defend public higher education in her country

Tunisian may day protest workers

The workers also protested against the death of 15 women farm workers in an accident in the city of Sidi Bouzid condemning the government’s failure to regulate the work and transport conditions of the agricultural laborers.

All major opposition parties, including the Workers Party, and trade unions, including the UGTT, have condemned the government’s failure to regulate the work and transport conditions of the agricultural laborers

The wage hike of around $55 comes after months of rallies, protests and a one-day general strike last month which brought air transport, bus services and railways to a halt. The government, following an agreement with the IMF, had frozen the salary of public servants

Around the world in 8 min episode 05

In this episode, we report from Buenos Aires on the major developments in the Latin American countries of Venezuela and Colombia.

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