WHAT: Baquedano is the acting Secretary General of the Workers Federation of Honduras (CUTH), which represents over 250,000 urban and rural workers in Honduras The CUTH, together with the CGT and CTH (the other two principal labor federations in Honduras) were responsible for the organization of national strikes in Honduras. These labor unions mobilized millions of workers in protest of the military coup that took place on June 28, 2009. Now, they are fighting for their lives against a new government that was voted in on November 29, 2009.
WHEN: Wednesday, Jan 27, 4 p.m.
WHERE: 328 Smith Union
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