Colombian Ex-Workers Suspend Hunger Strike as Mediation Begins with General Motors

Jorge Parra smiled and laughed as he opened his mouth, no longer bound by thread, and bit into his first meal in 22 days. About an hour earlier, at 10:00pm on August 22nd, Mr. Parra signed an agreement with General Motors on behalf of the Association of Injured Workers and Ex-Workers of General Motors Colmotores (Asotrecol) that outlined a framework for mediation between the parties.

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