Violations of freedom of association and the right to collective bargaining have been constant during this period. Guatemala now has the shameful title of the most dangerous country in the world for trade unionists according to the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC).
Trade unions around the world are uniting to denounce the situation in Guatelama, with demonstrations and actions.
PSI has sent a letter of protest to President Otto Pérez, and requests PSI affiliates to send a similar letter. Please download one of the model letters below, adding your union details.
Please send a copy of your letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.