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Transportation Strike in Argentina Shuts Down Country

Transportation unions brought Argentina to a standstill on Tuesday with a one-day national strike to protest income tax rates and high inflation they say is eroding their earnings. 1,000 more words

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AC Transit Announces Tentative Agreement With Union

OAKLAND (KCBS) – AC Transit has reached a tentative contract agreement with its drivers and mechanics, a spokesman announced Friday, just days before the 60-day cooling off period ordered by a judge was to expire. 388 more words

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Telemundo Latin America news roundup - May 07, 2013

The latest Latin America news in under 59 seconds.

At least 18 people were killed and over 30 people were injured near Mexico City after a gas tanker truck exploded. 120 more words

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Dock Strike In England

England has been wracked by strikes in the past few years as groups of workers previously unrepresented have organized and fight for better working conditions. A transportation strike in London, England affecting dock workers began May 24th. 65 more words

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Planes, Trains, and a Series of VERY Unfortunate Events

Where do I even begin?

Here is the story of a not-so-great travel experience of three American girls with very bad luck:

This past weekend (Thursday-Sunday) my roommates Kelly and Emily and I decided to travel to Milan and Cinque Terre. 1,314 more words

Who wants a three day weekend? Sciopero tomorrow!

Hopefully you’re not trying to get anywhere beyond walking distance tomorrow, as the entire transportation industry of Italy seems to be going on strike. A taxi strike started several weeks ago, and has continued sporadically since then, picking up a few other supporters along the way. 153 more words

Who Needs Buses, Anyway?

We have walked everywhere.

Rome has a metro system with two lines, and it forms basically an X. The two lines intersect at Termini Station (which, by the way, earned the designer no better than a D. 414 more words

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