BRIEF-Fisterra Energy achieves financial closing of Tierra Mojada power plant
* Blackstone Energy Partners and Fisterra Energy achieved financial closing of Tierra Mojada power plant in Guadalajara, Mexico
CHICAGO Feb 23 Illinois' biggest labor union representing state workers said on Thursday that its members overwhelmingly voted in favor of what would be the first strike against the state in the union's history.
Roberta Lynch, executive director of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Council 31, said 81 percent of members voted in favor of allowing the union's bargaining committee to call a strike if "no other path forward can be found" in reaching a new contract with the state.
(Reporting by Karen Pierog and Dave McKinney; Editing by Matthew Lewis)
LIMA, June 23 Peru's Prime Minister Fernando Zavala was sworn in as finance minister on Friday, taking on the task of reviving the faltering economy and defusing conflict with the rightwing opposition that toppled the outgoing finance minister.