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26 August 2003
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26 August 2003

Guatemala: Human Rights

Author: Derechos

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26 August 2003

Human Rights Watch reports on Guatemala

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26 August 2003
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Author: Confederación Internacional de Organizaciones Sindicales Libres

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14 August 2003

Historic Contract Signed by Guatemalan Maquila Workers

Author: Jennie Pasquarella, Behind the Label

In a sudden victory for workers’ rights, the women and men of the SITRACHOI and SITRACIMA unions signed into existence the only collective bargaining agreement in Guatemala’s maquila (apparel-for-export) sector in mid-July after years of anti-union...

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12 August 2003

Guatemala: Liz Claiborne helps secure historic collective bargaining agreement signed by maquila workers

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12 August 2003

Guatemala: Two Factories Avoid Sanctions In Labour Row

Author: just-style.com

Two apparel factories in Guatemala employing 1250 workers are to remain open after 11th hour collective bargaining between unions and management. The Guatemalan Government had threatened to sanction the Choi Shin and Cimatextiles factories by annulling...

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3 August 2003

International trade deals can be tools to promote labor rights

Author: Carol Pier, Human Rights Watch, in Washington Post

[regarding CAFTA, U.S.-Central America Free Trade Agreement] The United States ought to grant tariff reductions only if it determines, in annual reviews, that the Central American countries' labor laws have been amended to comply with international...

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28 July 2003

Remarks on the Launch of President Bush's Initiative Against Illegal Logging - Secretary Colin L. Powell

Author: U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell

To be effective, these programs will take time, and they will require true partnerships -- partnerships such as the one that USAID has struck in Peru with the World Wildlife Fund and Home Depot, Anderson Windows, and others to implement a new forest...

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