Paraguay

Book Addresses the Paraguayan War

The book “The War Against the Triple Alliance” by Marxist author Ronald Leon Nuñez was launched in Assunción last August 14, 2019. By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup The War was fought between Paraguay and the triple alliance of Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay backed by the British between 1864 and 1870. It is considered...

Paraguayan Labor Stands For Impeachment of Mario Abdo Benitez!

Militant Paraguayan Labor Federation CCT Issued a statement denouncing Paraguayan authorities for the secret agreement with Brazilian administration about bi-national Itaipu dam. By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup The secret agreement would make electricity bills 40% higher for Paraguayan people. The main beneficiary would be a Brazilian energy company whose owner is a member...

Labor Opportunism and Servility Means the Betrayal of the Working Class

Faced with the deep crisis that the country is experiencing in the wake of the scandalous secret agreement signed behind the people's backs by the national government, which undermines the wealth and sovereignty of the Paraguayan people, and the positions assumed by different political and social sectors on the...

Open Letter from a Paraguayan to the Brazilian Working Class on Itaipu

"A nation cannot become free and at the same time continue to oppress other nations"                                   (On Poland - Friedrich Engels - 1847) "No nation can be free if it oppresses other nations"     ...

Paraguayans Against Itaipu Agreement!

The Paraguayan people took the streets on July 27, 2019 against a new agreement with Brazil which increases the price of energy in 40%. By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup The agreement was imposed by Brazilian authorities last May but kept secret by Paraguayan president Mario Abdo Benitez. Under threat of impeachment, President Mario...

Mercosur-EU Agreement: a Bad Deal For the Working Class

European Union and Mercosur officials signed an agreement on July 28 which is meant to increase trade between 28 European countries and the four members of Mercosur (Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay). By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup The main benefactor is the European industrial sector as taxes to access Mercosur markets will...

Mercosur and the European Union: One Step More Towards Becoming a Colony

            The free commerce deal between Mercosur and the European Union (EU), announce with fireworks and fanfare by Bolsonaro and celebrated by the press, reaffirms the submission of the country to the big international economic groups. And deepens the role of Mercosur and Brazil as colonies and suppliers of...

Dictatorships in Brazil and Paraguay: nevermore!

Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro praised the military dictatorships of Brazil and Paraguay in the inauguration of general Joaquim Silva e Luna, former Defense Minister of Temer, who was appointed president of the binational Itaipu power plant. Joint statement – PSTU-Brazil and PT-Paraguay He said that marshal Castelo Branco had been “elected...

Paraguay: Workers Defeated Attack On Pensions

Paraguayan workers had an important victory on August 23, 2018. Fabio Bosco from Sao Paulo, Seven thousand workers held a rally in front of the Senate against the bill to create the "Superintendencia de Jubilizaciones y Pensiones" (a kind of Agency in charge of pensions). The bill would enable the government...

Cartes’ Resignation is a Victory of the People’s Resistance!

  The task will be completed when we defeat the amendment. Cartes’ announcement that he will not be candidate to the Presidency of the Republic in 2018 (- 2023) is a resounding victory achieved by broad sectors of the working people, specially the youth, which expressed in all possible ways its...

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