[www-pt] [publicado] (INGLES) TRABALHADORES/AS ELETRICISTAS LUTAM CONTRA A PRIVATIZAÇÃO NO MÉXICO.
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Sexta Março 12 15:03:35 PST 2010
Oi gente essa tradução tinha passado e eu não havia publicado quando for
assim por favor fiquem a vontade e me avisem :0)
com tenho dificuldade para fazer a tradução em si, peço que tentem me
enviar o texto com o título também traduzido, (fiz num tradutor deem uma
olhadinha se ficou certo),
Em Sex, 2010-02-26 às 18:14 -0300, V Khatounian escreveu:
> aqui vai o texto inteiro em inglês
> tanto em anexo como aqui no e-mail mesmo:
> In the night of the 10th day of October of 2009, the Mexican
> president, Felipe Calderón, gave the police order to invade and occupy
> the electric state company Luz y Fuerza del Centro (LyFC) and close
> the company. An illegal act, for the decree that liquidated the firm
> was only published the following day (11/08/09). Overnight 44.000
> workers lost their jobs. They are part of the Electricians Mexican
> Syndicate (SME), which originated in 1914 when the forces commanded by
> Emiliano Zapata and Pancho Villa occupied the city of Mexico. The
> government’s offensive against the syndicate has a clear objective,
> which is to weaken the state company LyFC to then privatize it.
> The story dates back to July of 2009, when the SME elected its new
> board. Whe a syndicate elects a new board in Mexico, it must notify
> the Secretariat of Work and Social Prevention, which then issues the
> so called “note-taking” to validate the existence of the syndicate.
> The thing is that the secretary, Javier Lozano Alarcón, didn’t emit
> the “note-taking” and that way made the SME unrecognized by the
> government. Javier Alarcón claimed that there were irregularities in
> the SME’s elections, but never got to prove them.
> From that moment on a media attack begun against the workers from the
> SME and the LyFC. The corporative media started to report that the
> LyFC was an inefficient company and to complain about the amount of
> money invested by the government on it. Also, the big means of
> communication ridiculed the benefits the workers from the SME had,
> reporting them as “excesses”. For example, the access to therapy with
> dolphins, which deals with special children and kiss with physical
> deficiencies. Some members of the SME have children who need this
> therapy and thus the syndicate fought for such benefit, but in the TV
> news it became a joke and another form of attacking the syndicate.
> Read the full article.
> Links: SME’s Blog | Audio from the speech given by Humberto Montes de
> Oca Luna from SME
> The first step to the privatazation of energy in Mexico was to allow
> private companies to sell energy to their own factories and other
> companies. However, 50% of the energy produced by them is sold to the
> Federal Commission of Electricity (CFE), a state monopoly of energy.
> All these private companies are multinationals from Spain, France and
> United States. The CFE buys the energy from these companies for twice
> the price it sells, apart from not charging taxes of light usage from
> big national and multinational companies and even the U.S.A consulate.
> Nevertheless, the government never took any action against the CFE,
> and with the media, is only against the LyCF that it strikes
> accusations of money waste.
> It’s more than 3 months of fight of the workers of the SME against
> this government’s illegal act and the privatization process. According
> to the Mexican constitution, the president (Executive) doesn’t have
> the authority to extinguish a public company and let go its employees.
> The Judiciary, which is taking Calderón’s side, could have made a
> request of political trial against the president, who probably would
> be taken out of the position due to his actions. The Legislature also
> didn’t react to confront this illegal act. A very strong stroke
> against one of the most ancient syndicates in Mexico. It’s already
> more than 100 days without receiving their salaries, their bank
> accounts were frozen and none of their working rights were paid,
> another violation of lay committed by the government through the
> secretary Javier Alarcón.
> The movement sustains itself through the support of the Mexican
> people, their families and international organizations. They have been
> performing manifestations and boycott campaigns, asking for the
> population to refuse to pay their light bills. It’s 95 years of
> existence and resistance, according to Humberto Montes de Oca Luna,
> secretary of interior of the SME: “The revolutionary blood of the
> workers who were with Zapata and Pancho Villa in 1914 runs in the
> veins of the nowadays workers of the SME. And therefore, this
> generation of electricians won’t be the generation that will hand in
> the patrimony we have, of our brothers and sisters who fought before
> They ask 3 types of support:
> 1) Promoting information about this illegal act of the Mexican
> 2) Perform actions in buildings of the Mexican government like
> consulates and embassies asking for a fair solution to those of the
> 3) Financial support – the SME had its bank accounts frozen, its
> telephone lines cut, the lawyers that are in the case have already
> threatened to abandon it if they’re not paid, the newspapers that
> publish SME’s advertisements have already cut the partnership and the
> SME’s are not being paid (despite not having money, the SME hasn’t
> sent any employee home). The thousands of families of the workers are
> without an income since October of 2009.
> 10 years resisting the privatization:
> 1999: The president Ernesto Zedillo Ponce de León wanted to modify the
> constitution in order to sell the public companies and the SME and the
> Mexican people were able to stop the process.
> 2000-2006: The president Vicent Fox tried to do the same, but by other
> mean, suggesting that the public service was only to assist the
> citizens and that private companies should assist the big consumers
> (firms and factories). Process which was also held back by the SME and
> the Mexican people.
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