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"     ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

The Working Class Confederation is born

More than 200 people, including delegates and guests, founded the Working Class Confederation last November 20th in Paraguay (WCC), "a classist, democratic and pro-fighting organization which struggles for the working class rights and interests, for the peasantry rights and other popular areas of our country”, said the new...

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...

A successful strike is vital for Paraguayan people

   A meeting of five Trade Unions’ Federations decided to call a general strike on December 21 & 22. This is the second motion of this kind taken against the Horacio Cartes government’s economic plan, and its anti-union, anti-social measures. Although this resolution took a long time to pass (ou to be moved), due to the hesitation of some federations’ leaders, and to the treason of others,...

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...

We greet and support the #TomaDeColegios

From the Socialist Youth of PT, we salute the occupation that started in the Rca. School, Argentina, and has already extended to the CTN, Commerce 1 & 2; the youth has raised its voice of protest and indignation in front of the indolence, ineffectiveness of Lafuente, and her lies. There...

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