Amendment Born from Mugging had First Referendum on the Streets

Rejection and condemn to police repression; the repression against demonstrators that took place yesterday afternoon and evening in front of the National Congress, where the amendment of the Cartist-Luguist-Llanist alliance was being cooked, hastily and with unexpected malice.   All this that is happening runs around the electoral ambitions of the...

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...

We repudiate the murder of Rodrigo and Libertad! Immediate Freedom to the Ones Detained!

The brutal assault carried by Cartes, Lugo and Llano caused the justified rebellion of thousands of people, most of them youth, in a clear opposition to the approval of the Constitutional Amendment passed in less than 30 minutes; rebellion that developed to the point of setting the Congress on...

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...

Statement of CCT Paraguay on the Political Crisis

The Working Class Confederation (CCT) strongly condemns the amendment born from the agreement between Cartes, Lugo and Llano, who are violating basic forms of institutionality to the effect of imposing the reelection of figures well known by us because of their economic and repressive attacks against the working...

Paraguay: Down with Mario Abdo’s Government! Down with Cartes and his Gang!

On March 5th, we participated in a massive demonstration in Asunción against Mario Abdo Benítez’s corrupt, criminal government. Thousands of young people from diverse backgrounds went out into the streets to display their rage against the government and to shout “Everyone must go, don’t let anyone stay!”   Statement of The...

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...

The Working People of Paraguay Lead the Way Against the Pandemic

The political developments that have occurred in Paraguay since March 5th deserve the attention of all working class organizations in South America and the world. The outbreak of struggle across the country displays what is currently the highest level of resistance against capitalist governments’ criminal COVID-19 polices.   By Daniel Sugasti,...

Open Letter to Social and Left Organisations

What follows is the reproduction of an Open Letter to Social and Left Organisations emitted on 1st May last, calling to build an alternative of class independence for policies, programmes and electoral platforms of workers of the countryside and the cities, emitted by Workers' Party of Paraguay   For an alternative...

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...

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