Castro-Chavismo crisis in Central America: the giant with ”feet of clay”

After the war and signed the peace agreements (1990-1996) the old guerrilla forces became parliamentary parties and abandoned any revolutionary reference or intention. They became forces of the order. By PT-Costa Rica.   Castrismo: from mountains to palaces The Peace Agreements guaranteed institutional integration and impunity. However, the participation of thousands of fighters...

Cuba: Support the Campaign to Release the Prisoners!

In our recent IWL-FI statement on Cuba, we pointed out, along with the need to expose and repudiate the government repression, which has already claimed at least one death, the urgent need "to launch an immediate campaign for the freedom of political prisoners." As we believe that "solidarity towards...

Venezuela: let us unite the struggles to fight for a decent wage

An Unbearable Situation. The workers and inhabitants of the poor neighborhoods and sectors of the country are going through an actual social tragedy. Economic crisis deepens, food and medicine shortages continue, hunger strikes, long lines to acquire foods in markets and supermarkets continue in the country and in the banks...

We Stand in Solidarity with the Cuban People!

Hands Off Cuba!  For an Immediate End to the Sanctions and Blockade!   Statement by the Central Committee of Workers’ Voice/La Voz de los Trabajadores   What is Happening in Cuba?   On July 11th there were popular demonstrations in several cities in Cuba. They began in the town of San Antonio de los Baños and...

Backlash Against Venezuelan Refugees in Brazil

On August 18, 2018, a 2,000-strong mob targeted the 3,000 refugees from Venezuela in the Brazilian border town of Pacaraima. Starting 7am they threw stones, sticks and home-made bombs on tents and squares where the refugees were living. The refugees’ belongings were set on fire. 1,200 refugees were expelled...

Cuban Government Response Lends Further Legitimacy to Protests

The mobilisations that took place on the island since 11 July and the Cuban government's response are being followed with extreme attention in America and around the world. The dictatorship has responded with repression, calling its shock troops to the streets to act alongside the regime's armed forces, a...

The Struggle against Ortega’s Dictatorship must continue

It has been more than four months since the demonstrations that led to the insurrection against Ortega-Murillo’s tyranny. Over 450 people have been killed by the hands of the regime and its paramilitary groups so far, hundreds of people are missing and thousands have become refugees as a result...

Castroism and the Central American Revolution

In the debates on the current Cuban situation, a majority sector of the left (defenders of the current Castro regime and its policies) claims that the main problem is the country's "isolation". This is partially true with regard to the commercial and financial U.S. imperialist blockade. However, they hide...

Out with North Americans from Venezuela! Down with imperialist interference! Down with the lackey Latin American governments!

The workers must oust Maduro! Out with Maduro! North American imperialist pro-intervention policy, allied with right wing Latin American governments, has taken a leap regarding Venezuela. John Bolton’s reports where he shows the “5000 troops to Colombia” and the over flight of North American military aircrafts in Colombian territory show the diplomatic...

Chavism: a necessary evaluation

The sickness and death of Hugo Chávez, doubtlessly one of the most important leaders of the Latin American and international politics of the 21st century, have brought back to the surface the discussion about the true meaning of him, his movement and his governments in Venezuela. By Alejandro Iturbe. Written...

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