The national trade union center called for a multisectorial general strike in solidarity with the gas workers of MontevideoGas and against the International Labor Organization’s decision on collective wage bargaining.
The strike has been called in solidarity with the gas workers of MontevideoGas company and against the Brazilian state owned company Petrobras.
The Uruguayan trade unions called for a partial general strike in solidarity with the gas workers of the MontevideoGas, who have been on a hunger strike since April 30.
During the 24th Silent March, thousands of Uruguayans marched against impunity demanding justice for the 200 people disappeared during the 12 years of military dictatorship
Repeated attacks against Venezuela and supporting a military intervention in the country, have led to the expulsion of Luis Almagro, the secretary general of the OAS from the Frente Amplio.
The bill permitting the entry of troops to ‘protect’ US president Donal Trump was passed in the Uruguayan Senate on November 13. Unions and civil society groups said that the move would compromise national sovereignty