Argentina

Against the IMF, the Only Option Is To Vote FITU!

We are a few days away from the presidential elections. However, the result is already known because of the impact of the PASO1, and so there is no electoral effervescence in the streets. The transition from one government to the other already began, up to the point that the...

Daniel Ruiz: “Macri Leaves Under People’s Repudiation While I Have Fellow Workers’ Solidarity”

After two personal interviews in the Marcos Paz prison, for my third interview with Daniel Ruiz, this time on the phone, he is back in his native Comodoro Rivadavia. Already free, Daniel tells us about the conditions of his release, his bonds with other inmates in prison, the struggles...

Thirteen Months in Jail for Protesting Against the Social Security Reform

  Daniel Ruiz was freed after being detained for protesting, in December 2017, against the Social Security Reform. “No one will give me back the almost thirteen months that I was in jail,” he states, and adds: “We will show them, during the trial, that this process was full of...

Daniel Ruiz Has Been Set Free!

Urgent | A step forward for the freedom of Daniel Ruiz. By PSTU - Argentinean Section of the IWL-FI Today, October 9, 2019, political prisoner Daniel Ruiz was set free. On October 8, 2019 the First Section of the Federal Court of Appeals annulled the ruling that denied the release of Daniel...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

Miners’ Victory in Argentina

Six-hundred Argentinian mining workers win labor dispute in El Aguilar Mine in Jujuy province. By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup On June 25, the transnational company Glencore accept their main demands after one-week-long strike. The workers will have full payment for June, the tyrannical manager Javier Ruiz Dias is out and working conditions will...

Letter By Daniel Ruiz To The International Delegation

Letter by Daniel Ruiz to the IWL-FI and the international delegation that visited him in jail Marcos Paz Prison, June 28, 2019 To my IWL-FI comrades To the international delegation visiting Argentina To MIT , PSTU , PT It is very difficult to express in words a feeling that goes beyond the known. The...

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