Healthcare
Costa Rican health care workers begin a two-day-long general strike

The health care professionals are protesting against a tax reform approved last year in December, which seeks to privatize public health care services in the country

around the world episode 32 Around the World in 8 Minutes | Episode 32

In this episode, we report on protests and strikes in India, Honduras and Swaziland.

Swaziland nurses strike Nurses in Swaziland seek urgent solution to drug and food shortage in hospitals

The nurses have threatened to stage a strike if the crisis is not addressed in four weeks. The dire shortage of vital drugs has been termed a “population extinguisher” by activists.

Stop & Shop employees continue protest against unfair contract

The workers are protesting under the banner of the United Food & Commercial Workers union. The strike began after the company introduced fresh provisions to cut down on workers’ benefits during contract negotiations

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