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Carlos, 39 is union glass worker at Envidrio (Cristaleria del Uruguay). The plant produces about 180,000 bottles a day and exports them in Argentina, Venezuela and Brazil.
After a long struggle, with the help of Hugo Chavez and Pepe Mujica workers from "Cristaleras del Uruguay" have set up their own business, taken over control of the factory in which they had worked before bankruptcy, and have set up the only glass bottle factory in the country, Envidrio. Inspired by "fabricas recuperadas movement," Envidrio emerged in response to Argentina's 2001 economic crisis. It's now the most significant "workers' self-management" phenomenon in Uruguay.
Thousands of people make their daily life in the city of Aleppo.
The most important markets of the city remain open.
Customers flock to buy despite the bombings on different areas of the city.