Colombia| The Strike, An Opportunity To Think About A New Society

Over the past three weeks, Colombia has experienced a major shake up. Marches, barricades, defensive lines, and popular assemblies in the midst of a brutal wave of repression from the Uribist regime are a sign of resistance, and are bringing to the forefront the need to discuss our perspectives...

Stop the Criminal Repression of the Duque Government!

Victory to the Colombian Working Class!     At the highest peak of the Covid 19 pandemic, Ivan Duque’s government introduced a tax overhaul bill that would raise the value added tax (IVA) on basic goods and public utilities, including eggs, coffee, and milk, while maintaining the country’s bloated military budget and...

SOS Colombia: Stop the Massacre, no to the militarisation of cities

Four days after the massive protests of the National Strike, the Duque government has ordered the militarisation of the cities to contain the mobilisations that continue despite having been brutally attacked by the National Police, which have already killed 35 people, arrested 400, more than ten young people injured...

Yankees Go Home: No More Troops or Military Bases in Colombia

Showing the Colombian Government's lackey character, the U.S. Embassy announced that a U.S. Army Security Force Assistance Brigade, SFAB, has just arrived and will be conducting operations in Colombian territory for 4 months. By: Executive Committee - PST      May 28, 2020   800 Yankee soldiers are in Colombia without the...

Colombia Woke Up: Down with Duque! All to the Streets!

On November 21, Colombia woke up: two million people took to the streets to protest against  labor, pension and tax reforms of the Duque Government (demanded by the OECD and  IMF) and against the murder of social activists. By: PST-Colombia   11/27/2019 These mobilizations have been driven by the awakening of Latin...

Colombians Against Murder of Activists

Thousands of protestors took the streets against the murder of social and labor leaders in Colombia on July 26, 2019. By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup   There were protests in 80 cities. The largest one was in Plaza Bolivar in Bogotá attended by 30,000 protestors. Few days before, the three activists were murdered on July...

Causes of the FARC’s Crisis: From the Insurgency to the Defense of Institutions

The release of Jesus Santrich ordered by the Supreme Court of Justice and the seat he won in the House of Representatives - while the Constitutional Court denies the objections to the Statutory Law of the JEP - is a truce to the internal crisis of the FARC, but...

Colombian Socialist Still Missing In Ecuador!

Seven years ago, on April 28, 2012, Carolina Garzon was seen for the last time when she was on holidays in Ecuador. By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup May 1, 2019 Carolina was Colombian. She studied Arts in the “Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas” in Bogota, Colombia. She was a member of the Socialist Workers...

Colombian Workers Go On General Strike

In Colombia, a general strike brought thousands of workers and the youth to the streets in many cities on April 25, 2019. By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup May 1, 2019 The general strike was decided by Workers’ and People’s National Meeting held on February 8-9, 2019. The working class wants to stop the so...

Colombia: support La Minga and reject the repression

Since  March 11, more than 15 thousand indigenous people started La Minga Social Suroccidente, a mobilization of indigenous peoples on the Pan-American Highway that tries to discuss with the Government the problems that threaten the existence of these communities. But the government of Iván Duque remains in the same...

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