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Colombia: Community Mothers On Hunger Strike

In Colombia, 30 community mothers are on hunger strike in front of "Catedral Primada de Bogota" (Bogota's First Catedral) demanding full labor rights. Some of them are 80 years old. International Labour Network Of Solidarity And Struggles Community mothers are responsible for a wide childcare system in Colombia. Their homes are...

No Truce for Duque! No more murders, immediate national strike!

Iván Duque is an open enemy of the workers and exploited people, not only because he comes from the most reactionary bourgeois sector, grouped in the Democratic Center Party, and for being the apprentice of ex-president Alvaro Uribe, but because all his political and economic plans are in service...

Stop femicides! Stop Infanticides!

There are not enough words. The ones horrified with the violence against women and girls shown daily by the news all around the world cannot find exact words to express our deep outrage. The word “femicide” had to start being used to address the murder of women just for being...

Against the agreements in the summit: let us mobilize for a broad, free, democratic and sovereign Constituent!

The victory of the NO was a surprise even for the launchers . But this tight triumph (just 53.894 votes) shows the polarization before the call for a referendum without any possibility but to choose for YES or NO. The victory of the NO is the result of the...

The Imperialism Celebrates The Peace Agreements in Colombia

The ceremony for the final signing of the Peace Agreements between the FARC guerrillas and the government led by Juan Manuel Santos, will occur on September 26, in Cartagena de Indias . The event will count with the presence of representatives all over the world, starting with Barack Obama, representant...

IWL-FI statement on the death of Walter Garzón

To the leadership and members of PST-C To the brave family of our comrade Walter Garzón With true pain we received the news of the death of our dearest comrade Walter. It hurts us deeply, as it hurts us the death of all those who dedicated their entire lives to the...

Neither for Santos’ YES nor for Uribe’s NO: for a Constituent Assembly!

Santos will hold a referendum, on the agreement he is negotiating with the FARC, and which is about to be signed. The workers and popular sectors must have a position on the referendum. This mechanism of "consultation" is the most antidemocratic of all because it does not allow opinions,...

The FARC: from armed to disarmed reformism

  To take up arms against the enemy, to bomb or to perform terrorist attacks is not synonymous of being revolutionary, very revolutionary, or more revolutionary than the rest. These actions are presented as politically radical, but they are not necessarily so; specially when they are performed by initiative of...

Four years since the disappearance of our comrade Carolina Garzón Ardila

  Last March we celebrated the International Working Women Day. In the event that took place in the central offices of the Socialist Workers’ Party , we counted with the presence of Alix Mery Ardila, mother of our comrade Carolina, disappeared four years ago. Alix has been a key element...

Stop the threats and murders of worker, trade union and popular leaders!

The Socialist Workers Party from Colombia rejects the attempt against the CUT leader Álvaro Vega in the city of Cali. The attack is part of an aggression mood that has been imposed upon the trade union movement in the state of the Valle del Cauca. This included the attempt...

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