Latin America

D18 on Trial | We Will Accuse Them

Last Monday, December 2, the defense team of our comrade Daniel Ruíz, taken ahead by Martín Alderete, from CADEP, and Mario Villareal, from the PSTU, presented a request for the annulment of the trial as far as what is actually on trial is the right to protest. By PSTU-Argentina To take this farce ahead,...

Black Lives Also Matter in Brazil

Another case of police brutality against Black Youth in Sao Paulo, Brazil happened on November 30. By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup   The Military Police attacked the 5,000-strong DZ7 Funk Party in Paraisopolis shantytown with batons, tear-gas bombs and rubber-bullets. The police blocked the two exits forcing the people to run against each other. Nine...

CSP-Conlutas Addresses World Revolutions

The Brazilian labor federation CSP-Conlutas held its 2019 last meeting on December 12, 2019. Struggles and Revolutions across the world were the key issues on the agenda. By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup   Chilean, Colombian, Lebanese, Iraqi, Algerian, Sudanese and Hong-Kong’s revolutions were addressed together with major struggles in France, Catalonia, India, GM autoworkers...

Daniel Ruíz and César Arakaki on Trial

On November 25, in the Federal Courts of Comodoro Py, it began the trial in which the militants Daniel Ruíz (PSTU) and César Arakaki (PO) are being accused, for manifesting against the Social Security reform of Macri. By PSTU-Argentina The comrades were both accompanied by a major demonstration, with the participation...

Latin America: One Struggle

Week after week, the situation in Latin America deepens. To the demonstrations in Haiti and Chile, as well as the resistance to the coup in Bolivia, we need to add Colombia, which had not made a strong General Strike in 30 years. “Aquí se respira lucha” (“Here, we breath...

Colombia Woke Up: Down with Duque! All to the Streets!

On November 21, Colombia woke up: two million people took to the streets to protest against  labor, pension and tax reforms of the Duque Government (demanded by the OECD and  IMF) and against the murder of social activists. By: PST-Colombia   11/27/2019 These mobilizations have been driven by the awakening of Latin...

Why Doesn’t President Piñera Fall After Over a Month of Revolution?

We have been in the streets for over a month now, in this beautiful Chilean awakening process. Popular movement, the Youth and workers gave a nice example on how to fight back. We passed along our strength in struggle to our brothers and sisters in other countries, like Colombia,...

Advance the Struggle to Defeat the Coup in Bolivia!

In Bolivia, a coup took place that forced the resignation of the president Evo Morales and established the Senator Jeanine Áñez as interim president, relying on the Armed Forces. Currently, the strong popular resistance against the coup continues, responded by a harsh repression. In this frame, Evo Morales, exiled...

Agreement for a New Constitution From Above is a Trap! Let’s Stay in the Streets Until Piñera Is Out!

The agreement for “Peace and a New Constitution” is a sample that “the ones below,” after demonstrating for over a month and organizing in Popular Assemblies and other instances, are able to make “the ones above” give in. But, so far, they have changed their speech. By MIT – Chile   One...

Denounce Piñera for Crimes Against Humanity

From the Popular Defense and together with Human Rights organisms, our comrade María Rivera (from our sister party, MIT) led the denunciation against Sebastián Piñera for the brutal repression against the Chilean people.     By PSTU-Argentina   “In the frame of the social explosion (…) we see, in astonishment, that from the Chilean...

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