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U.S. to push worker rights trade case vs. Guatemala

Saying the Guatemalan government did not live up to its own worker rights commitments, the Obama administration will push its trade case against the Central American nation.

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After elections, Guatemala turns right

Guatemala held presidential and parliamentary elections Sept. 12 and, as expected, the far right was the biggest winner.

Labor welcomes U.S. move in Guatemalan labor rights

Organized labor welcomed the Obama administration's first move against rampant labor rights violations in Guatemala.

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U.S. files labor rights complaint against Guatemala

The complaint, filed last week, is the first time the U.S. has pursued a labor rights case against a free-trade partner.