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...

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...

Paraguay | Peripheral Capitalism And The Pandemic

Since March 5th, thousands have had enough of Mario Abdo Benítez and the Colorado Party’s corruption and inaction regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and have taken to the streets. The unacceptable deterioration of millions of people’s living conditions and the collapse of the healthcare system are entirely the fault of...

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,...

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 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...

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...

Trade Union Coordination created

TO STRENGTHEN SOLIDARITY IN STRUGGLES   Leaders of about twenty trade unions got together last Saturday to inform about the emergence of a Trade Union Coordinating Board to "cooperate actively in the process of reactivation of the Paraguayan Trade Union Movement".   During the meeting, which was held on the premises of...

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...

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"     ...

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