Liyannaj Kont Pwofitasyon

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Liyannaj Kont Pwofitasyon, or LKP, is an umbrella group of approximately trade unions and social movements in Guadeloupe. It spearheaded the general strike beginning in January 2009.[1]


The name of the umbrella group comes from the local Antillean Creole language.[1] The Liyannaj Kont Pwofitasyon (LKP) is translated to "Stand up against exploitation" in English or the "Collectif contre l'exploitation outrancière" in French.[2]

Constituents of LKP[edit]


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