Impunity breeds crime

Latin America often regarded as part of the ‘Third World’ has often been in the headlines because of the criminal dictatorships ruling there. In Argentina, the last episode of such genocide lasted from March 1976 until 1983 and the officially admitted toll of missing people is 30,000. This does...

Mothers of Plaza de Mayo should resume their banners

The thorny issue is in the foreground. The brothers Schoklender worked with Hebe since they left prison in 1995. Sergio was attorney of the Foundation Mothers of Plaza de Mayo and director of "Shared Dreams", the Foundation’s project to build houses. Sergio Schoklender resigned his position in early May...

The PSTU is born

Great excitement at the confluence of revolutionary groups A revolutionary party is born. It was founded in Argentina the PSTU - Unified Socialist Workers Party, as a section of the IWL-FI. An invaluable tool for workers, youth, students and popular sectors. The unity of those who believe it is possible...

The Committee for the FOS-COI Merger has been constituted

Statement Taking into consideration agreements as to the policies, programmes and methods, the leaderships of the FOS (Frente Obrero Socialista) and the COI (Corriente Obrera Internacionalista), we have decided to found a Committee for the Merger, in order to tackle the task of constituting a new party within the...

The FOS-IT Liaison Committee has been constituted

Workers' Left (IT) of Argentina and Workers' and Socialist Front (FOS), member of the International Workers' League - Fourth International, have got together to constitute a liaison committee to coordinate the steps to follow in order to make headway towards a joint revolutionary party as well as the joint...

Elections: The left ought to get together

The proposal by Cristina K, Lavagna, the block headed by Menem and Rodriguez Saa, the ARI, the different wings of the radicals and the one posed by Macri if in the long last he decides to run for presidency, they all have something in common, they all propose that...

In front of Ernesto Gonzalez’ death

To Ernesto's friends, comrades and relatives   This is to express our most hearfelt grief at the death of comrade Ernesto Gonzalez. He was an old militant of the Morenist trend, which he joined in 1952. For several decades he was a close collaborator of Nahuel Moreno and national leader of...

Santa Cruz: a great struggle and its lessons

Teachers, civil servant and all the people of Santa Cruz   A nearly two-month-old struggle is drawing to its end. The new governor of the province, Kirchner's trusted man, travels carrying a proposal for the teachers. Everything seems to foretell a great triumph. And everything contains fundamental lessons for the forthcoming...

Increasing polarisation

9th April marks important headway in the struggle and waning of the government, bureaucracy and employers. Called by CTA Argentine Workers' Central)-CTERA (Confederation of Workers of Education) national strike and a one-hour strike complied with in some of the branches and companies engulfed by the CGT (General Central of...

On the murder of the Neuquén teacher

Teachers of the Patagonian province of Neuquén have been demanding better salaries by means of strikes and roadblocks. On 4th April the province administration ordered a ferocious repression during which teacher Carlos Fuentealba was virtually shot to death by a policeman. The repudiation was immediate. The CTA (Central of...

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