Workers in the Tolpán Wind Farm (Parque Eolico Tolpán), of the Acciona enterprise, near Concepción, went on strike for better working conditions and demanding more frequent paychecks. They set up barricades on the road, joining the general strike that began in the country.
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Seattle Protests Against Thanksgiving
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