Pensions spark ‘indefinite’ strike at Bolivia’s Huanuni

May 09, 2013 | 09:54 AM | Carolina Guerra

Tags  tin, Comibol, Huanuni, Bolivia, Mario Virreira, metallurgy minister, Justo Calle, FSTMB RGB Resources

SÃO PAULO — Workers at Bolivia’s Empresa Minera Huanuni (EMH), controlled by state-owned Corporación Minera de Bolivia (Comibol), began an "indefinite" strike May 6 over pension conditions, AMM sister publication Metal Bulletin has been told.

Miners are demanding pensions of 8,000 bolivianos ($1,115), while the local government recently produced an offer of 4,000 bolivianos ($557).....

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