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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...

Daniel Ruíz and César Arakaki’s Trial Will Start on November 25

For Daniel, for Sebastián! Trial and punishment to Bullrich, Macri, and their judges! The date for the trial of Daniel Ruíz and César Arakaki is November 25. A trial prepared to punish fighters and that will be used to accuse them. By PSTU-Argentina   Daniel’s freedom, after 13 months of unfair prison, is a...

Argentina | During the “Transitional” Period, the Adjustment Continues

Many people celebrated Macri’s defeat vividly, probably thinking that the suffocation of seeing the wage lower and evanishing sooner than it should, and hoping that “something better than this” will come. By Víctor Quiroga   Cristina Fernández, in her speech on Sunday, asked Macri to “take measures to ease the dramatic situation.”...

Elections in Argentina: Polarization and a New Cycle

With an election marked by immense polarization, the 2019 election calendar ended and a new political cycle opens. By PSTU-Argentina  10/31/2019 These general elections were almost lived as a runoff, where the two majority candidates took 88% of the vote. Fernandez's victory was expected, but Macri was doing everything to make...

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,...

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