Brazil

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...

Women Stand Against Sexist Violence

The Movement Women in Struggle held a protest against sexist violence in Brazil on June 7, 2019. By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup The number of murdered women doubled in January and February in Sao Paulo State alone. The “Atlas of Violence”, an official yearly survey on violence in Brazil, went into public this month. For...

Labor Prepares General Strike For June 14

All eight Labor Federations called for one-day general strike in Brazil for this Friday, June 14. By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup Brazilian working class oppose both the social security reform and Education budget cuts drafted by president Jair Bolsonaro administration. Hundreds of mass meetings are being held across the nation allowing rank-and-file workers...

National Day of Action For Public Education

On June 30, 300 thousand students and workers took the streets of Sao Paulo against budget cuts in Education ordered by president Jair Bolsonaro. By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup On top of Sao Paulo, demonstrations were held in 126 cities in 25 states and Brasilia, the capital of the country. These strong demonstrations...

Bolsonaro Lame Duck?

The day after 2 million took the streets for public education seems grim for far-right president Jair Bolsonaro. By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup Opinion pools show that people in opposition overcomes the ones supporting his administration for the first time since he took office five months ago. Furthermore, one of these pools shows...

Nakba Day in Brazil

A set of events for Nakba Day honored Palestinian resistance against Zionism and their allies. CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup May 19, 2019 Culture started and ended the events. A beautiful photo exposition called “Palestine, Our Land” by photographer Linah Bakr was inaugurated at Al Janiah pub and cultural center on May 14, 2019. On May...

Two Million Take the Streets and Shake Bolsonaro Administration

Brazilian far-right President Jair Bolsonaro faces the largest crisis of his administration. CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup May 19, 2019 On the one hand the economy is ill. In 2019 first quarter GDP decreased 0.1% and unemployment jumped from 11.7% to 12.7% totaling 13.3 million of workers although the real figures are around the...

Dictatorship’s Dreadful History Must Be Accountable

The coup of 1964 in Brazil was sponsored by military authorities, entrepreneurs, politicians of the opposition and by the USA to stop the effervescence of struggles sprouting among workers, peasants and soldiers. By: Jeferson Choma 29/03/2019 There is a total lack of knowledge from the masses of Brazil about the period of...

Solidarity to Arab Revolutions From Brazil

CSP-Conlutas members stood in solidarity with Arab revolutions in Sao Paulo workers’ day rally on May 1. By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup May 6, 2019 They were portraying the flags of Algeria, Sudan, Palestine and Syrian revolutions. On May 5, CSP-Conlutas national coordination passed a motion in solidarity to the Palestinian in Gaza who...

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...

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