Archive for December 24, 2012

Posted: December 24, 2012 in News

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PressTV
December 20, 2012

After almost a decade of unchallenged relations between ruling Front for Victory and the labor movement, Argentina´s top trade unions have closed ranks behind long-standing demands -such as the increase of the income tax floor- taking thousands of workers to the streets against president Cristina Fernandez for the third time in the second semester of 2012.

Blocking the main intersections of the 9 de Julio Avenue in capital city Buenos Aires, the General Confederation of Labor (CGT) and Argentina´s Central of Workers (CTA), backed by leftist social and political organizations, the farming sector and the opposition Radical Party , marched to the Plaza de Mayo square right in front of the Casa Rosada presidential palace.

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Posted: December 24, 2012 in News

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Russia Today
December 21, 2012

Guatemala on 21 December 2012 marked the end of a major cycle in the 5,125-year Mayan Long Count calendar with a colourful, elaborate celebration filled with dance, Mayan music and gravity-defying headdresses. The ceremony at the Tikal archaeological site started just after 03:00 GMT with man dressed like a Mayan priest blowing a horn in the Temple of Giant Jaguar, the most famous of all Tikal’s temples.

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