ILO Committee on Freedom of Association draws special attention on serious labour right issues in Guatemala, Colombia and Venezuela
Department of Communication and Public Information, ILO, 24 Jun 2013
ITUC campaign in defence of the freedom of association in Guatemala
IndustriALL, 25 Jan 2013
Guatemala: Banana Union leader killed "in the midst of a battle" waged by the union against Del Monte's subsidiary Bandegua
Intl. Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), 10 Feb 2012
Guatemala: Coca-Cola Co. Denies Involvement in Murder and Rape, Blames "U.S. Judicial System"
Eric Michael Johnson, Huffington Post, 11 Mar 2010
Guatemala: Coca-Cola Hit with New Charges of Murder, Rape, Torture
Grassroots Net, 1 Mar 2010
Coca-Cola sued in US by Guatemalans over anti-union violence including death threats & killings
Partricia Hurtado, Bloomberg, 27 Feb 2010
Guatemala: Trade union leader Víctor Gálvez murdered - had denounced labour abuses by subsidiaries of company, Union Fenosa
US Labor Education in the Americas Project (USLEAP), 30 Oct 2009
Guatemala: Trades unionists call for protection for bishop after death threats
George Conger, Religious Intelligence, 14 Apr 2008
- Bishop had been supporting for landless peasants and Indians who had protested the issuance of mining permits to a Goldcorp
Guatemala: Rape of girl on coffee farm, allegedly as part of trade union repression, clouds CAFTA negotiations
Frank Jack Daniel, Reuters, 29 Jul 2004
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Author: Radio Vaticano
...Monseñor Álvaro Ramazzini, obispo de San Marcos...denunció el vil asesinato del defensor de los derechos humanos, Víctor Gálvez, que tuvo lugar hace una semana en su diócesis...Gálvez había denunciado algunas irregularidades e injusticias en una...
Author: US Labor Education in the Americas Project (USLEAP)
On October 25, 2009, Guatemalan trade union leader Víctor Gálvez was gunned down...Gálvez was a community leader and a member of the natural resources protection and resistance front...The situation in Guatemala has worsened since the passing of the...
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Author: George Conger, Religious Intelligence
Trade union activists have called upon the government of Guatemala to protect…Mgr Álvaro Ramazzini, the Bishop of San Marcos, [who] has been warned that he will be killed unless he withdraws his support for landless peasants (campesinos) and Indians...
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Author: Frank Jack Daniel, Reuters
[Guatemala] The 15-year-old told police she was washing clothes with her younger brother on the Maria Lourdes farm in southern Guatemala on July 6 when they were attacked by masked gunmen, who beat them both and raped her...Amnesty International says...