Today we look at the general strike against wage cuts in Uruguay, the ITJP report on the custodial torture of Tamil people in Sri Lanka, and more
According to trade unions and progressive parties, the accountability and budget bill, presented by the right-wing government of President Luis Lacalle Pou, seeks to cut further the budgets for various public sectors in the name of government’s savings.
Workers mobilized to demand a basic emergency income, increased investment in public sectors, greater employment opportunities, strengthening of the healthcare system, among other measures to combat the economic and social crisis generated by the COVID-19 pandemic
The Urgent Consideration Law (LUC) is a neoliberal legislation that promotes budget cuts in the public sector, supports the privatization of public companies and restricts the right to strike of the workers, among other setbacks
The Urgent Consideration Law (LUC) is a package of neoliberal measures that will affect health, education, employment and security
New Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou, within 11 days of assuming office, has announced a hike in the rates of basic public services