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April 4, 1990 | Reuters
Argentine trains were paralyzed by a 24-hour strike Tuesday called by three of the country's four railway workers' unions to demand higher pay.
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April 11, 1990 | Reuters
Argentine train drivers, in a tug-of-war with the Peronist government, Tuesday crippled most of the nation's railway services with a nationwide strike. Reacting to the second railway stoppage in a week, the government fired 70 employees of the state-owned railway company and issued warnings to 12,300 others.
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April 23, 1991 | JUANITA DARLING, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Fidel Velazquez is both the essence of Mexican politics and the exception to every rule of Mexican public life. In a country where officials from the President on down are limited to one term in office, he is in his ninth stint as secretary general of the nation's largest labor federation, known as the CTM. In a government run by Cabinet secretaries in their 40s with degrees from Harvard and Yale, he is a white-haired former milkman who barely finished grade school.
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June 14, 1986 | WILLIAM D. MONTALBANO, Times Staff Writer
Peronist-led trade unions crippled Argentina on Friday with a peaceful general strike protesting government austerity policies. The 24-hour strike, marking the first anniversary of a campaign against inflation, highlighted a bitter dispute between leaders of the General Confederation of Labor and the government of President Raul Alfonsin. The confederation is the backbone of the late President Juan D.
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