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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

Motion of support to Paraguayan workers’ general strike

CSP-Conlutas and other affiliated entities signing this motion express our total support and unconditional solidarity to Paraguayan workers, and to members of CCT (Working Class Federation), currently preparing a general strike for December 21st and 22nd. Austerity plan implemented here in Brazil was also being implemented in Paraguay. To...

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...

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