Latin America

Solidarity with Silvia Reséndiz Flores and Mexicali Resiste Movement

U.S. border control agents have arrested activist Silvia Reséndiz Flores and her two grandchildren on the border on June 30, 2019 for 26 hours. By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup   They were crossing the border legally but had their VISAs revoked arbitrarily on the spot. The point is, however, that Silvia and her son...

Free Venezuelan Political Prisoners!

The political prisoner Rodney Alvarez suffered a knife attack while in jail in Venezuela on July 6, 2019. By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup   Rodney is an innocent man kept in jail for 8 years due to a frame-up. On June 9, 2011 a steelworkers’ mass meeting at Ferrominera del Orinoco gate 1 was...

Pension Reform in Brazil: Battle is Lost but not the War

The lower house of Brazilian Parliament passed the social security reform on July 10, 2019. 379 MPs stood in favor and 131 against the reform. By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup   It is necessary four votings with a minimum of 308 votes for: 2 votings by the lower house and 2 by the senate. The...

Fight Back To Overthrow Maduro and Defeat Anti-worker Austerity Measures

The crisis that hits the country is far from being over, on the contrary, it continues to worsen, the government of  Nicolás Maduro has been unable to resolve it in favor of the workers; its measures to confront it have consisted in unloading brutal austerity measures against the workers...

CSP-Conlutas Stands in Solidarity with Egyptian Political Prisoners, HK and Honduras

CSP-Conlutas national coordination met on July 5-7, 2019 in Sao Paulo. The struggle against the Social Security Reform, which is meant to smash pension rights of the working class, was the top priority. Another decision was to postpone their four-day national congress which is expected to happen between October 1st and...

Mercosur-EU Agreement: a Bad Deal For the Working Class

European Union and Mercosur officials signed an agreement on July 28 which is meant to increase trade between 28 European countries and the four members of Mercosur (Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay). By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup The main benefactor is the European industrial sector as taxes to access Mercosur markets will...

Getting Worse!

UN Human Rights Chief Michelle Bachelet denounced the killing of young dissenters in Venezuela. By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup Her report was released on July 4, 2019. It puts together the official number of 6,800 people killed by police forces in the last 18 months with reports from their families about how Venezuela...

Conclusions And Perspectives On The Struggle For Health and Education

Under command of the international financial institutions, JOH's regime has announced in April the approval of restructuring acts for Health and Education.   Written by Socialist Teachers of the PST           With these acts JOH planned to reduce the payroll and deepen the privatizations in both sectors. He...

Mercosur and the European Union: One Step More Towards Becoming a Colony

            The free commerce deal between Mercosur and the European Union (EU), announce with fireworks and fanfare by Bolsonaro and celebrated by the press, reaffirms the submission of the country to the big international economic groups. And deepens the role of Mercosur and Brazil as colonies and suppliers of...

A New Independent Union

Independent National Union for Industries and Services “20/32 Movement” was recognized on June 26, 2019 in Mexico City. By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup They already have 2,500 affiliated workers. This union is based on the 20/32 Movement which led workers’ strikes in one hundred industrial companies in Matamoros, on the U.S./Mexico border on...

News

Specials