Latin America

Bolsonaro’s false nationalism and imperialist interests in Amazonia

The fires in Amazonia acquired a global dimension. Mobilizations of the youth, workers, intellectuals, artists, scientists, and thousands of people spread through social media and took the streets of several Brazilian cities and all over the world. Jeferson Choma - PSTU Brazil Pushed by the wave of protests, Bolsonaro made a...

Why is Amazonia On Fire?

The dark smoke that hovered over southern Brazil on the 19th of May was a warning of the flames that consume the Cerrado and the Amazon Rainforest. According to INPE (National Institute for Space Research), there were 71,497 fire outbreaks from January to August, 82% more than last year....

Amazonia Burning: People Take the Streets Against Bolsonaro!

The Amazon rain forest is burning. 25,934 fires have been registered from January until August, 2019. Half of them in Amazonia. Those are the largest figures since 2010. By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup Those fires have nothing to do with draughts. They are primarily human made according to Ane Alencar, an expert who has been...

Macri Defeated!

President Mauricio Macri suffered a strong defeat at national primaries on August 11, 2019. By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup The working class and the poor voted massively to stop his administration and his IMF-oriented policies. Now President Macri’s fate is settled but the winners are scheduled to take office only in December. In between,...

Book Addresses the Paraguayan War

The book “The War Against the Triple Alliance” by Marxist author Ronald Leon Nuñez was launched in Assunción last August 14, 2019. By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup The War was fought between Paraguay and the triple alliance of Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay backed by the British between 1864 and 1870. It is considered...

Polemic | On the FIT-UNITY Programme

After the end of the first phase of the electoral campaign, we find it necessary to start a debate with the organisations that are part of the FIT-U, aiming at advancing the debate with the vanguard that has been following it. By Ricardo García Therefore, we publish a summary of the...

National Day of Action Challenges Bolsonaro

Yesterday, thousands of students and workers took the streets in Brazil for Public Education, Civil Liberties, Jobs and to fight back the Pension Reform. By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup The National Day of Action was held across the nation. Protestors are furious with President Bolsonaro administration. On top of disgusting statements, Bolsonaro decided to...

Paraguayan Labor Stands For Impeachment of Mario Abdo Benitez!

Militant Paraguayan Labor Federation CCT Issued a statement denouncing Paraguayan authorities for the secret agreement with Brazilian administration about bi-national Itaipu dam. By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup The secret agreement would make electricity bills 40% higher for Paraguayan people. The main beneficiary would be a Brazilian energy company whose owner is a member...

A Major Victory For Peruvian Working People!

Peasants and working people’s uprising achieved a major victory in Southern Peru. By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup They have been fighting back Tia Maria mining project for ten years. On August 9, 2019 President Martin Viscarra had to suspend the license he granted one month before for Mexican-Canadian Southern Copper Mining Company. Southern Copper...

Labor Opportunism and Servility Means the Betrayal of the Working Class

Faced with the deep crisis that the country is experiencing in the wake of the scandalous secret agreement signed behind the people's backs by the national government, which undermines the wealth and sovereignty of the Paraguayan people, and the positions assumed by different political and social sectors on the...

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