Mexico| Imposition, Irresponsibility, and Deceit : On the Return to In-person Classes

The “Fourth Transformation” government’s attempt to impose a return to in-person classes launched by President López Obrador with the imperative slogan “come rain or shine” is an irresponsible measure. This decision is being made, it seems, in obedience to the directives from UNESCO and other international organisms who have...

Cuba| Petition Campaign to Free Those Imprisoned for Engaging in the Struggle!

Between the night of July 11 and the afternoon of August 30, a group operating both inside and outside Cuba has reported—based on accounts by family, friends, acquaintances or citizens with this information--that 896 people have been arrested. Of the 896 reported arrests, 496 have been confirmed. It has also...

Chile| The Crisis of the List of the People and MIT’s Exit

August 18, 2021 by the Executive Committee of the MIT and constitutional constituent María Rivera, translated to English by Rita Brown Last week we were surprised by the split that occurred within the List of the People in which two sectors of the executive committee exchanged public accusations. This break occurred...

Peru | Workers Face the Castillo Government

By PST-Peru (Partido Socialista de los Trabajadores, Socialist Workers Party), translated by Dolores Underwood The Workers’ General Confederation of Peru (CGTP in Spanish, a national trade union center in Peru) recently stated: “We characterize the current government as a government of the people, and one that proposes a new economic,...

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...

A debate on the blockade and capitalist restoration

What is the US blockade on Cuba? The economic blockade on Cuba is a measure planned by the imperialist administrations of Eisenhower (1953-1961) and Kennedy (1961-1963) to defeat the 1959 Cuban revolution. By Ricardo Ayala and Roberto Herrera In the final phase of the anti-dictatorial struggle against Fulgencio Batista, the 26th of...

Freedom for Gabriela Zequeira Hernández

Gabriela is a 17-year-old girl who is a symbol of popular participation in the July 11 in Cuba. She went to the hairdresser that afternoon and went through the demonstration, when she was arrested and severely harassed. In prison, she was a victim of sexist violence, as she had...

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...

All Support for the Struggle of the Cuban People!

Cuba was shaken last Sunday by a wave of popular protests. In the streets of Havana and twenty other cities, social discontent was expressed. Hunger, unemployment, food shortages, the inability of the health system to control the pandemic and, as if that were not enough, the revulsion towards the...

Chile | In Defense of the Manifesto: For the sovereignty of the Constitutional Convention!

As the Constitutional Convention begins early in July, we all need to pay attention to those who support and decline to support the manifesto, signed by 34 members of the Constituent Assembly grouped under the Voice of the People list. By the Executive Committee, MIT (Movimiento Internacional de Trabajadores, International...

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