GM Colmotores is a car company based in Bogotá, Colombia. In 1979, General Motors took control of the company, purchasing a 77.4% stake.
I met Jorge Parra last night. He is a former employee of GM in Bogotá, Colombia. He was injured on the job. As is the practice at GM in Columbia, this factory worker, husband and father was fired from GM for being injured.
'We Are Prepared to Die': Workers in Colombia at General Motors Plant Sew Their Mouths Shut to Protest Backbreaking Labor Conditions
Instead of providing medical care and changing the work patterns of injured employees, General Motors fires them.http://www.alternet.org/world/we-are-prepared-die-workers-colombia-general-motors-plant-sew-their-mouths-shut-protest