Chile | Defeat Kast in the Streets and at the Ballot Box! Zero Trust in Boric!

Authored by MIT, the Chilean section of the IWL-FI Translated by: Dolores Underwood The electoral results last Sunday were a surprise within Chile and across the world. Many activists, youth, and workers are asking themselves how it is possible that the extreme right won in the preliminary presidential elections, particularly after...

The New Constitution Must Recognize Copper, Lithium and Water as Chilean People’s Rights

For a large-scale campaign! October 18th, 2019, made it evident that most of the population of our country is unhappy with the lack of social rights, the high cost of living and the environmental crisis. While most of us live in poverty or debt, a handful of multimillionaires amass enormous...

Preliminary Results for the National Election in Argentina

While the primaries (called the “PASO” as a Spanish acronym) caught the country with surprising electoral upsets for the governing coalition,, Frente De Todos (Everybody’s Front), the similar results in the general election on 14 November were less shocking. The turnout was 5 per cent higher than the primary...

After the 15N, Redouble the Efforts to Free the Cuban Political Prisoners

The so-called Civic March for Change, called by the“Archipiélago” platform, did not happen. Havana woke up completely militarized. The main organizers of the protest were arrested, disappeared or stopped from leaving their homes by police sieges, followed by pro-regime demonstrations with many people. On the day before, the building...

Freedom for the Political Prisoners of the Cuban Dictatorship

The degrading of the living conditions of the Cuban people led, on June 11th, to the biggest demonstrations against the government of the isle since 1959, in more than 60 cities, in the 14 provinces and on the special municipality of Isla de la Juventud. Slogans heard included “Down...

All Support and Solidarity with the November 15 Mobilization! Resist any Attempt of Imperialist Interference!

The following months showed that the July 11 demonstrations inaugurated a new political scenario in Cuba. The objective factors that triggered the popular discontent expressed in the streets - high prices, dollarization, shortages, health crisis, little or no perspective for the precarious youth, etc. - are still present, since...

J’accuse!

To the Judiciary, to the usual politicians, to the repressive forces, to the treacherous leadership... By PSTU-Argentina Daniel Ruiz’ and César Arakaki’s trials are in their final stages. After 13 months and 1 month of imprisonment respectively. After 45 hearings with dozens of witnesses. After almost 4 years of persecution of...

The Cuban Regime Responds to November 15 Mobilization with more Repression… and Hypocrisy

Last July 11, several demonstrations were held in Cuba against the Castro regime. They expressed the demands of numerous sectors of the Cuban people for the terrible socio-economic situation in which they live and the demands for democratic freedoms denied by the regime.   By IWL-FI International Secretariat  -  October 20,...

Chile| Two Years After October 18: Lessons and Perspectives

October 19, 2021 Two years ago, millions of us took the streets to say “enough.” Young people took the lead with students hopping the subway turnstiles in protest of the increase of ticket prices. The government’s violent response caused the country to erupt in indignation against other ongoing abuses as...

October 18 Unitary Rally: Free Sebastián Romero and Nullify Daniel Ruiz and Cesar Arakaki’s Trial!

The trial against Daniel Ruiz and César Arakaki is on its final days. The trial is plagued with irregularities at the service of the Prosecutor Juan García Elorreo and endorsed by Judge Javier Ríos. The Judge accepted one hundred witnesses presented by the Prosecutor, mostly policemen and public defender...

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