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...

Motion In Condemnation Of Saudi Journalist Jamal Khashoggi Murder

CSP-Conlutas condemns Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi murder on October 2, 2018 inside the Saudi consulate premises in Istambul by a Saudi security squad. The media reported that Crown prince Mohammad Bin Salman himself led the death squad. CSP-Conlutas demands probing and punishment for all responsible for the journalist’s murder. Sao Paulo, November 24,...

National Day of Action For Public Education

On June 30, 300 thousand students and workers took the streets of Sao Paulo against budget cuts in Education ordered by president Jair Bolsonaro. By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup On top of Sao Paulo, demonstrations were held in 126 cities in 25 states and Brasilia, the capital of the country. These strong demonstrations...

Women Stand Against Sexist Violence

The Movement Women in Struggle held a protest against sexist violence in Brazil on June 7, 2019. By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup The number of murdered women doubled in January and February in Sao Paulo State alone. The “Atlas of Violence”, an official yearly survey on violence in Brazil, went into public this month. For...

Brazil: Labor Federations reaffirm unity and intensify the struggle against the Pensions Reform

Federations summon seminar for November 12 By: CSP-Conlutas, Brazil Actions of confrontation against the Pensions reform and unity on this agenda were the two agreements in the labor federations’ meeting this Thursday (11/1) in the Dieese headquarters (Inter-union Department of Statistics and Social-economic Research), in Sao Paulo. The labor federations CSP-Conlutas, Força...

International Campaign For Daniel Ruiz

The international campaign to set activist Daniel Ruiz free is moving on. By CSP-Conlutas Communication Workgroup On November 8, 2018 Erkan Bas, Great National Assembly of Turkey national deputy and Workers’ party chairman send a letter to the Argentinian ambassador in Ankara demanding freedom for Daniel Ruiz. On November 9, 2018, Brazilian trade-unionist...

Latin America became one of the centers for International Women’s Day

On March 8, 2019 there were huge demonstrations. By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup In Uruguay it was the largest demonstration ever. The streets of Montevideo were taken by demonstrators. In Argentina, on top of huge demonstrations, teachers were on strike. In Chile, where the struggle for women’s rights have been very strong, thousands and...

Two Million Take the Streets and Shake Bolsonaro Administration

Brazilian far-right President Jair Bolsonaro faces the largest crisis of his administration. CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup May 19, 2019 On the one hand the economy is ill. In 2019 first quarter GDP decreased 0.1% and unemployment jumped from 11.7% to 12.7% totaling 13.3 million of workers although the real figures are around the...

National Elections Show Dissatisfaction Among Brazilians

National elections were held in Brazil on October 7,2018. 117 out of 147 million Brazilians entitled to vote took part in the elections. 49 million voted for far-rightwing Jair Bolsonaro. By CSP-Conlutas Communication Workgroup He was followed by 31-million votes candidate Fernando Haddad who replaced former president Lula da Silva as the later...

Palestine: BDS Labor Supporters Under Attack

CSP-Conlutas national coordination passed a manifesto in solidarity to the Palestinian Postal Service Workers Union (PPSWU) and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) which are under attack by a Zionist organization called "Bnai Brith". Fabio Bosco, from Sao Paulo, The Zionist organization is criticizing both the PPSWU and the CUPW...

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