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Argentine port workers strike for access to Covid-19 vaccines

Nine unions representing Argentine port workers have announced a 24-hour strike in protest against the lack of access to coronavirus vaccines. The strike takes place amidst a new coronavirus outbreak in the country, which is a major dry bulk exporter.

Port of Rosario, Argentina | Photo: Marcos Brindicci/Reuters/Ritzau Scanpix

Argentine port workers across nine unions go on strike to protest the lack of access to coronavirus vaccines.

The port workers, including tugboat workers and customs officers, will strike for 24 hours to get the government to take action and come up with a plan to vaccinate the port workers, which the unions were promised, writes news agency Reuters.

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