The Argentine Province of Tierra del Fuego continues to be isolated from the mainland since this past weekend as lorries keep blocking the Chilean road linking it to the Province of Santa Cruz, leaving the only sea and air travel available.
British lorry drivers crossing the Channel next month will face a new regulation that may be hard to swallow: a ban on ham-and-cheese sandwiches, the UK government has warned.
Truck drivers in Chile late on Sunday called for a countrywide strike to begin Thursday if President Sebastian Piñera and Congress do not act immediately to stem a rising tide of attacks against their number in Chile´s Araucania region.
Argentina’s head of organized labour confederation CGT, Hugo Moyano came on stage Thursday afternoon to announce the end of the national strike led by the Teamsters’ union.
As Argentine president Cristina Fernandez was landing in Buenos Aires Wednesday night cutting short her international tour, Gendarmerie forces were clashing with striking teamsters at a major fuel refinery which is vital for the supply of gas to the province of Buenos Aires.