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Argentina Rejects Bolsonaro – Here your hate is not welcome!

This was the slogan of a huge demonstration in “Plaza de Mayo”, downtown Buenos Aires, against the presence of Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro in Argentinian territory. By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup President Jair Bolsonaro traveled to Argentina to show his support for current president Mauricio Macri who is standing for elections to...

General Strike Against Macri

Argentinean workers carried out a strong general strike on May 29. By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup Public transport, schools, universities and banks did not work. Main roads were blocked and no flights were operated in the airports. Called by the main labor federations, the workers demand increase in wages to meet 55% inflation standards. They...

Rally Demand Free Daniel Ruiz Now!

Five hundred people attended a rally demanding freedom for activist Daniel Ruiz under heavy rain in Buenos Aires’ Plaza del Congreso in front of National Parliament last May 9, 2019. CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup May 19, 2019 Around 20 organizations - Human Rights NGOs, Labour Unions and political parties and personalities – addressed...

Malvinas Islands: British Go Home!

The Malvinas War (called Falklands War by the British) started on April 2, 1982 between Argentina and the U.K. and led to the end of Argentinean dictatorship. CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup April 24, 2019 Under pressure from economic recession and labor mass mobilizations, the dictator Leopoldo Galtieri decided to recover militarily the Malvinas...

New Declassified Documents Expose U.S.-backed Dictatorships in South America

On April 12, 2019 the U.S. delivered a set of 7,500 declassified CIA documents about the execution, torture and kidnapping of babies carried out by U.S.-backed dictatorships in South America in the 1970s. CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup April 24, 2019 The close collaboration between Argentinean, Chilean and Uruguayan dictatorships and the U.S. included...

Human Rights Organizations Demand Free Daniel Ruiz Now!

On April 12, 2019 48 human rights organizations, shop-stewards committees, unions and political parties held an impressive press conference in Argentina to demand freedom for oil worker Daniel Ruiz. By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup Daniel has been unfairly in jail for 7 months for his participation in the December 18, 2017 protests...

Letter from Daniel Ruiz after 7 months as a political prisoner

We share the letter of Comrade Daniel Ruiz, 7 months of being in prison for facing Macri's government. Marcos Paz Prison 04/09/2019 200 days of prison 200 days of resistance Down with the IMF's economic plan! Almost 7 months after my arrest, the reasons why I went to fight that December 18, 2017 are...

Debate: Is the “unity until it hurts” useful for the workers?

Cristina Kirchner, in one of her speeches by the end of the year, launched the idea of “uniting forces to defeat Macri in 2019”, thus opening the stage for an “anti-Macri” electoral front. The tragedy that Cambiemos meant for the working class has caused many comrades to believe this...

Six months of the political imprisonment of Daniel Ruiz

Today it has been six months since the fiscal adjusting, repressive Cambiemos administration and its corrupt justice have kidnapped our oil worker comrade Daniel Ruiz and kept him in Marcos Paz prison, for fighting against the robbery from the retired, pensioners and heroes of the Malvinas on December 18,...

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