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By Robert J. Alexander

ISBN-10: 0275977412

ISBN-13: 9780275977412

This quantity strains the background of prepared hard work in Peru and Ecuador from its first visual appeal within the past due 19th century till the tip of the 20th century. It discusses the family of alternate unionism with financial improvement and politics, fairly the political trends inside geared up hard work. It additionally discusses the unfavorable impression at the exchange union circulation of the unfastened enterprise-free exchange regulations of the final many years of the 20 th century.

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Two hundred fifty thousand people gathered in the Plaza San Martín. All police and soldiers had been withdrawn—in the hope, said the Apristas, that there would be violence, which would have given the government an excuse for calling off the election. 195 30 A History of Organized Labor in Peru and Ecuador Haya then went on a tour of the interior. Everywhere he was greeted with cheers and adulation. ”196 He demonstrated that in his years of keeping one jump ahead of the police, of living in obscurity in the homes of his lowliest followers, he had lost none of his hold on the masses of his countrymen.

143 The Central Sindical de Trabajadores del Perú held a national convention, which reportedly was attended by 66 delegates, all of whom were arrested and sent to jail. Then, in December 1934, there was a general strike called by the CSTP, in support of a number of sergeants and other noncoms of the army who were being “persecuted” because of their Aprista sympathies. The government broke this strike and from then on vigorously persecuted the organization, and the CSTP soon ceased to exist. ” And there is no better way to prevent this than to destroy their organs of class war.

96 Early in 1923, Leguía sought to strengthen his position by the gesture of “dedicating” Peru to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. The student leaders and most union leaders resented this draping of a dictatorship in sacred colors. Víctor Raúl Haya de la Torre led a mass protest of workers and students, which was broken up by troops. At the funeral ceremonies for those killed during this demonstration, Haya de la Torre won international attention for his moving oration over their graves, in which he bitterly attacked the government of Leguía.

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