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Argentina port strike at soy-harvest peak, delays 126 ships queuing to load

Wednesday, June 11th 2014 - 02:02 UTC
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A strike of dock workers in Argentina's grains and oilseeds export hub Rosario was holding on Tuesday for the second day running 126 ships, which are queuing and waiting to load. Read full article

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  • Troy Tempest

    Gee,
    I thought the Labour Unions were the buddies of CFK ??
    I guess not.

    “Oligarchs” aren't to blame this time.

    Why doesn't Kristina send in her army of La Campora unemployed??

    Very frustrating for her.

    She better do something fast...

    Jun 11th, 2014 - 03:15 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Marcos Alejandro

    Port Metro Vancouver strike 2014

    http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/port-metro-vancouver-strike-back-to-work-legislation-introduced-1.2584157

    Jun 11th, 2014 - 03:44 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Troy Tempest

    What's your point, Marcos?? BC has nothing to do with Argentine Labour :-)

    Is CFK a champion of Argentina's working poor , or not?

    Will she sell them out ??

    Will she give in to the “Oligarchs”? Will she 'take from the people' for US $$, to pay foreigners??

    LOL, waiting....

    :-D

    Jun 11th, 2014 - 04:09 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • golfcronie

    @3
    You will be collecting your old age pension before you hear any sensible comment from the Argies.

    Jun 11th, 2014 - 06:11 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • reality check

    Teachers, Bus Drivers, Truckers, Cops and now Dockers.

    Is there anyone left?

    Jun 11th, 2014 - 06:21 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    No doubts we or someone else will get the blame..

    Jun 11th, 2014 - 09:59 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • falklandlad

    Another great day of Argentine economic and workers performance. Bring them on...

    Jun 11th, 2014 - 10:11 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    GREAT NEWS!

    The longer this strike goes on the more damage to The Dark Country there will be.

    Didn't the same thing happen last year and the year before? It must be hard for TMBOA to accept that “her” people are so “difficult” for her to deal with.

    I think it’s still evens as to whether TMBOA and her viperous brood will make it “out of Dodge” before she is strung up from a lamp post.

    I would pay good money to see the latter though.

    Jun 11th, 2014 - 12:29 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Welsh Wizard

    Guys can some tell me urgently how many US$ argentinean nationals can take out of the country? Thanks!

    Jun 11th, 2014 - 03:47 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Troy Tempest

    WW
    Hopefully, CaptainPoppy can help you there - he would be current on that info

    Good luck

    Jun 11th, 2014 - 04:32 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • reality check

    Cap or Yank should have that info.

    Now seems that the Subway staff are also considering industrial action.

    Don't you just love seeing KFC's model in action?

    Jun 11th, 2014 - 04:36 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Troy Tempest

    I think Capt Poppy is in Argentina this month, himself

    Jun 11th, 2014 - 07:55 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ilsen

    Silly Argentines. If they need to see thier own future, just look to the Venezuelan model;

    People are dying.
    The Government is massively corrupt.
    There is critical insecurity and constant danger in the streets.
    A critical lack of medicine.
    The World’s highest Inflation Rate.

    A critical lack of basic goods and services.
    An ideological take-over leading to a Vene-Cuban form of enforced indentured state-dependency.
    Widespread media censorship.
    Constant repression of political opposition.
    THOUSANDS illegally jailed without trial.
    Daily torture and abuse of the Human Rights of the population.
    Why does Latin America remain silent?
    Why is Mercopress NOT reporting on the chaos in Venezuela?

    Jun 11th, 2014 - 09:52 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Vulcanbomber

    you coulnt make it up

    Jun 11th, 2014 - 11:23 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ilsen

    Sadly MaDuro and Kristina have been just making it up as they go along.

    Jun 11th, 2014 - 11:33 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Troy Tempest

    13 ilsen

    “Why does Latin America remain silent?
    Why is Mercopress NOT reporting on the chaos in Venezuela?”

    Good questions for everyone !

    Why wouldn't a news group report something like this?

    Surely the this story of human ought is not acceptable !??

    Jun 12th, 2014 - 01:07 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Pete Bog

    Not only are Argentina banning Falkland flagged vessels, they've now got a ban on their own ships-you couldn't make this up.

    Come on Quickfit! Export those tyres now!

    Hang on! I've got 5 tyres growing potatoes and an old tractor tyre-how can I export these to Argentina and make a mint?

    The spuds can go in the ground!

    Jun 13th, 2014 - 10:42 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Usurping Pirate

    @9 : About U$S1800 .
    Your tax affairs have to be bang up to date to show the money was earned , too .
    Hope this helps .
    UP

    Jun 13th, 2014 - 02:05 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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