Tag: Argentina

  • Argentine Oil Workers At Grains Port Begin Strike

    September 06: An Argentine union for oil workers has kicked off a national strike over wages, complicating grains crushing and exports in the main agricultural province of the South American […]

  • Argentinian Strike Against Austerity Measures Shut Down Rosario Port and Grounded Flights

    May 29: Further to previous reporting ahead of protests in Buenos Aires on May 29: Thousands marched through Argentina’s capital on Wednesday to protest austerity measures under President Mauricio Macri, […]

  • Port Workers May Join Buenos Aires General Strike May 29

    May 28: The General Confederation of Labor (CGT) has called for a 24-hour nationwide strike on Wednesday, May 29, to protest the economic and social policies of President Mauricio Macri’s […]

  • April 30 Strike Action Could Impact Argentinian Ports

    April 25: Initial reports indicate that a strike action scheduled for April 30 in Argentina is likely to impact port operations. Source: Agricensus

  • Strikes Expected Worldwide May 1 (International Workers Day/Labor Day)

    May 01: Strikes, walk-offs, and some protests are expected to occur globally on May 1 (International Workers Day / Labor Day / May Day). These include, but are not limited […]

  • 72-hr Strike at Buenos Aires Port

    March 27-30: Workers associated with the Port and Maritime Federation of the Naval Industry (Fempinra) launched a 72-hour strike at the port of Buenos Aires. The strike was called in […]

  • Catching the smugglers

    “We have many common maritime challenges.” CNO Pledges to Build Partnerships in the Americas Amid Drug Battle By Gina Harkins The Navy‘s top officer met with maritime leaders from across the […]

  • Sub hunt scaled back

    Vessel still not located. Argentina ends missing submarine rescue mission The Argentine navy says it has abandoned attempts to rescue 44 crew members on board a submarine that disappeared two […]

  • Search for missing sub

    US aids in sub search. Argentina missing submarine: Search hampered by bad weather The search for an Argentine naval submarine that went missing with 44 crew on board is being […]

  • Argentina’s piracy woes

    Insurance costs hitting shipping prices. Argentina seeks counter-piracy solutions Santiago Rivas, Buenos Aires The Argentine ministries of Foreign Affairs and Defence have begun working on a contingency plan for counter-piracy […]