29 July 2011

Representatives of banana, sugarcane and other agroindustrial workers' unions from eight countries of Latin America will meet for their eleventh delegate conference in Guayaquil, Ecuador from 15th to 17th August.

Member trade unions of the Latin American Banana and Agroindustrial Workers' Union Coordinating Body COLSIBA from Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala will debate future policies to achieve trade union freedom, collective bargaining, more women's employment, job security, living wages and...


5 July 2011

Veteran Vincentian social activist and journalist, Renwick Rose, has been honoured by his colleagues in the civil society movement in the Caribbean. Rose was honoured at a special ceremony during activities held to mark the 20th Anniversary of the Caribbean (NGO) Policy Development Centre at the Pegasus Hotel in Guyana last week. As Coordinator of WINFA, the Windward Islands Farmers Association, Renwick has played a key role in efforts to defend the interests of small banana farmers, including the almost...