Articles by Armando Cruz

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Volkswagen Charged with Aiding Brazilian Dictatorship in Torturing Workers
Armando Cruz | WSWS – TRANSCEND Media Service, 21 Nov 2016

In 1980, when Lula led a 41-day strike for a 15 percent wage rise, the political police unit DOPS received a list of 436 workers from plants that belonged to VW, Mercedes-Benz and the steelmaker Villares. While there are also reports that these latter two companies (and others) collaborated with the regime, VW is the first one to be charged, to officially accept the charges and to negotiate for judicial reparations.

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