Colombia

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...

To the left of Gabriel García Márquez

Criollismo and avant-garde: in the middle of last century a generation of writers who broke both traditions which then flooded the publishers emerged in Latin America and the Caribbean. These writers - who grew up in the midst of dictatorships, civil wars and the promise of development -...

Coca Cola Endangers a Union Leader Life

The trade union leader of the National Union Workers of Agrifood System (Sinaltrainal), Wilson Castro, was threatened with death along with other union leaders in Cartagena on last April 5 by the paramilitary group “Los Rastrojos”. On April 13, he suffered an attack at his home in Cartagena...

ELN-Santos government dialogue: modest claims but hard demands

On Sunday, February 19, it was published another of many letters exchanged between the FARC, the ELN and the Colombians’ Movement for Peace. This time, the ELN has responded positively to the movement proposal to seek a bilateral ceasefire to start a process of dialogue. Immediately, the government said,...

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