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Argentine labour disputes are bogging down shipments of soy and grains

Saturday, March 10th 2012 - 04:47 UTC
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Crews needed to guide ships through Argentine ports will stay off the job until more staff is assigned to work busy docking shifts, a union leader reiterated on Friday. Read full article


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  • Steve-32-uk

    Very militant workforce. I'm not even sure of the reasons they are walking out.

    Certainly not good for productivity.

    Mar 10th, 2012 - 09:45 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ptolemy

    This is fast becoming a mess with the constant protests, political aspects (no ships with British/ etc. flags can be unloaded) and silly import/export laws.

    Mar 10th, 2012 - 01:59 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Brit Bob

    Another reason why Argentina is in such a mess.

    Mar 10th, 2012 - 03:58 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    Well I never! Who would have thought that the Mad Bitch would have let this get so out-of-hand?

    Job for FatBoy and his wannabee thugs of 'camp-o-matic' gay girlies to sort out.

    Handbags at 10 paces coming up.

    And the real laugh is that while Argentina can't get its act together and ship the soy, world prices are UP! So all the other suppliersw are making more money than expected as there is a dearth of soy (obviously it's in Rosario) at present.

    Once Argentina starts to ship and volumes of soy increase on the world market THE PRICES WILL COME DOWN.

    Ha, ha, etc. Joy, oh joy.

    Another 12 gauge shot in the foot for peaceful, lovely (copyright tobias) Argentina. :o)

    Mar 10th, 2012 - 04:16 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • tobias

    Well, Chris, this is what happens when you burn your bridges. I came here with an open mind and tried to be civil (almost two months I tried), time and time again, the sensible types like yourself, Elaine, Lsolde, etc, have shot me down, insulted me (based merely on my nationality), and more. Not to speak of the fact all of you cheerlead the trolls to say the things you may not want to say (but are glad they are saying).

    At some point, you lost me. Now I'm only one insignifcant young person. But don't underestimate the symbolism of what you guys are doing on the “pro-Falklands” side (whatever that means, since I'm for them staying British yet I'm your enemy still).

    You are alienating the next generation, because I will inevitably tell 10 of my friends how the other side is and behaves, and how aloof they behave. Now imagine 100 “tobias”.

    You all are doing great damage because you will not get what you want like this, a more mature Argentina.

    (Thankfully, though, once I leave this site I will quickly remember this website is full of extremists, racists, and haters, and don't represent buy 5% of the British in reality).

    So, there is hope after all. :)

    Mar 10th, 2012 - 07:52 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ptolemy

    Don't worry Tobias. If you speak the truth as you know it, that should be enough. But no one will hold your hand here. ( I've had my fill of Argentine trolls ride me on this site. It won't stop me from posting. )

    Mar 10th, 2012 - 10:08 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    5 tobias

    If you recall tobias, I even singled you ot when YOU got all uppity as BEING OUT OF CHARACTER. I asked you, what had changed you - but I already knew because it was happening to me. You get fed up with the likes of peppergalata or whatever his tag is.

    Sorry to see you go. :o)

    Mar 11th, 2012 - 10:38 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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