Frank support to what has been done
in the past five years
Quiroga, Administrative Secretary of the Argentinian Federation of
Workers of Soft Drinks and Allied (according to its initials in
Spanish, FATAGA) and Secretary General of the Latinamerican
Federation of Coca Cola Workers (according to its initials in
Spanish, FELATRAC), coordinated the Beverages workshop next to
Siderlei de Oliveira, President of the CONTAC. Quiroga left us his
impressions of the workshops and the Conference itself.
The methodology was good because the workshops produced a great
participation of the comrades. It was a right decision to make these
five workshops prior to the Conference, where there were many
questions, opinions and that enriched the debate and exchange a lot.
In our Beverages workshop, we highlight the presence of
representatives of Coca Cola Arca and Coca Cola FEMSA. There, apart
from listening to their exhibitions, there were comrades from
several countries that could raise their local concerns, and thus
make them be known at the corresponding levels directly.
The overall assessment of the Conference is quite positive because
there was a really large attendance of representatives of all the
I think the re-election of our comrade Gerardo Iglesias as Regional
Secretary, was also important and indicative of the frank support to
all the work done in the past five years.
We must also highlight and thank the excellent organization and
generosity of the comrades of the Union of Tourism, Hoteliers and
Gastronomic Workers of Argentina (according to its initials in
Spanish, UTHGRA), which hosted this Conference and, as usual, did
everything to make us feel very comfortable and really welcome in