Wednesday's strike and protests were called by the Central Obrera Boliviana (COB), a powerful labor federation, in support of indigenous activists who have been marching towards La Paz to protest a planned road in the Amazon.
What does COB stand for?
COB stands for Central Obrera Boliviana (Bolivian labor organization)
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We have 133 other meanings of COB in our Acronym Attic
- Carry on Business (license; India)
- Carry Over Balance (finance)
- Case of Beer
- Cash on the Barrelhead
- Cash over Billionaires (band)
- Cavalcade of Bands (sanctioning body)
- Center for Oral Biology (Karolinska Institute; Huddinge, Sweden)
- Center of Balance (measurement)
- Center of Battery (US DoD)
- Center of Buoyancy (physics)
- Certificate in Online Business
- Certificate of Birth
- Chairman of the Board
- Chamber Orchestra of Boston (Massachusetts)
- Change of Basis (linear algebra, changing vectors from one basis to another)
- Change of Beneficiary
- Cheap Old Bastard
- Chief of the Boat (US Navy)
- Children of Bodom (band; Finland)
- Chimie Organique et Bioorganique (French: Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry)
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Morales and Vice President Alvaro Garcia Linera were no less harsh when on various occasions they accused leaders of the teachers union and the Central Obrera Boliviana (COB) of "assisting the right to overthrow our democratic government" and "serving the mining corporations that exploit our riches and take huge dividends out of Bolivia.
Protests include a national strike on Wednesday called by the Central Obrera Boliviana (COB), the country's powerful labor federation.
The Central Obrera Boliviana (COB) also opposed the move, saying the exports could benefit Chile, a possibility that Argentine and Bolivian authorities deny.
General strike fails to materialize Though major labor groups like the Central Obrera Boliviana (COB) and Aymara Indian groups backed protests in the first week of May, they failed to reach the level of a general strike.
19, but intensified 10 days later when the Central Obrera Boliviana (COB) called an indefinite national strike.
Calls for investigations and change The Central Obrera Boliviana (COB) called for the president to resign and announced a national strike for Feb.
The Central Obrera Boliviana (COB) has no expectation that Quiroga will make significant changes in Banzer's economic policies, which the COB blames for the economic crisis and the poverty of Bolivians.