Another Guatemalan union leader killed in one of the most dangerous countries for worker rights advocates

Author: Kate Conradt, Solidarity Center (USA), Published on: 19 September 2017

“Guatemala: another union leader murdered”, 7 Sept 17

 …Gunmen on a motorcycle assassinated another Guatemalan union leader on Friday…Tomás Francisco Ochoa Salazar, disputes secretary for the Bremen Union (SITRABREMEN), was leaving the meat-processing plant where he worked in Guatemala City when he was shot. Andy Noel Godinez, also a union member, suffered non-life-threatening injuries in the incident. Ochoa Salazar leaves behind a wife and three children. SITRABREMEN is a young union. It filed for official recognition in July 2016…

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