Colombia’s biggest coal exporter attacked with explosives
BOGOTA (Reuters) – Unknown assailants bombed the rail line of Colombia’s largest coal exporter on Thursday, knocking 17 wagons off the rails, the Cerrejon coal company said. The latest attack comes only days after Cerrejon and its workers signed a wage deal to end a strike that had [...]
Iberia workers and riot police clash at start of five-day strike
Riot police clashed with striking workers (video) from Spain‘s Iberia airline on Monday as they began a five-day stoppage in protest at plans to sack a fifth of the workforce in a country struggling with 26% unemployment.
As hundreds of flights were [...]
Guangxi city riots over police handling of smuggler
Police have clashed with thousands of protesters in the Guangxi city of Dongxing. The protests began after a suspected smuggler was almost killed by police who drove into him whilst he was riding his motorbike. Dongxing is in the far south of Guangxi province, right on the [...]
Comrades, Gran Marcha Hacia el Comunismo is grateful to the Peru People´s Movement for having invited us to attend this International Conference. Currently in Spain, month after month, the rulers of the reactionary “popular” party do not stop in implementing anti-worker and anti-people measures following the mandates of their bosses comfortably seated in [...]
PARIS (AP) — Hundreds of local officials and activists have protested the French government’s decision to extradite a woman to Spain who is suspected of separatist activity. French authorities have come under criticism for extraditing Aurore Martin last week. Martin was wanted in Spain for her work with the Basque party Batasuna, which is illegal [...]
CINERA, Spain — Rioting coal miners fired rockets at Spanish police who responded with rubber bullets Tuesday as weeks of protests against cuts to mine subsidies turned increasingly violent.
Some 200 masked miners clashed with riot police in Cinera, one of several northern mining villages where protests have rumbled for more than a month [...]
EL SOTON, Spain (AP) — Striking coal miners armed with homemade rockets and slingshots clashed with police in northern Spain on Friday, leaving seven people injured, two of them seriously, the Interior Ministry said.
The strike is the latest and the most violent of many in Spain in reaction to harsh [...]