Labor dispute erupts Guyana, one dead, injuries

Posted on June 13, 2011 • Filed under: Crime, Guyana, Labor Issues

Killings of workers or union leaders are not new to the country and, indeed, there are reports of them for at least seven years, but the violence yesterday took a different profile in the south. Renny Rojas, Ferrominera worker was killed yesterday morning after being shot in the neck, while on a work assembly to be elected in an electoral commission to renew the union leadership of the core firm. Luis Guilarte, also Ferrominera, and Augustine Lezama (who, according to an official statement not working in that company) were injured during the incident. Read Article

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