BY Staff | Chicago, IL | 7/19/04
In a spectacular development, Colombian trade unionist Luis Adolfo Cardona can breathe easy again after winning political asylum in the U.S. Cardona escaped kidnapping and execution by Coca-Cola’s death squads in 1996.
BY Tom Burke | United States | 7/01/04
A Colombia Action Network delegation is currently touring in Colombia, hosted by the Oil Workers’ Union and REINICIAR, an important human rights organization that reports to the United Nations.
BY Meredith Aby | United States | 4/23/04
On Tax Day, April 15, activists around the country took part in the Colombia Action Network's third national day of action this year.
BY Colombia Action Network | Chicago, IL | 4/05/04
Fight Back! received the following report from the Colombia Action Network (Chicago).
BY Tom Burke | United States | 3/23/04
The Colombia Action Network gathered here March 8 to develop the campaign to boycott Coca-Cola, in defense of Colombian trade unionists.
BY Staff | United States | 3/16/04
On Monday, March 15, Coca-Cola union workers in Colombia began a hunger strike in front of the Coke bottling plants in Barrancabermeja, Bogotá, Bucaramanga, Cali, Cartagena, Cúcuta, Medellín and Valledupar.
BY Tom Burke | Barrancabermeja, Colombia | 12/15/03
It is 6:00 a.m. and one thousand oil workers surround the leaders of their union, USO (Union Sindical Obrero de la Industria del Petrolero).
BY Tom Burke | United States | 11/01/03
Tom Burke of Fight Back! interviewed Luis Adolfo, a leader of Colombian Coca-Cola workers.
BY Tom Burke | United States | 10/01/03
The campaign to boycott ‘Killer Coke’ is spreading fast.
BY Tom Burke | United States | 8/01/03
Nine trade unionists at Coca-Cola in Colombia are dead - murdered by paramilitaries with ties to Coca-Cola management.