Peru | Castillo, Stop the Repression and Meet the Demands Now!

Originally Published April 5, 2022 by the Partido Socialista de los Trabajadores (PST) of Peru The PST expresses its solidarity and unconditional support to the popular struggle unleashed against hunger and the disastrous government of Pedro Castillo. In almost all the country there are popular revolts with road blockades, and...

Peru | Those Responsible for the Ecological Disaster in Ventanilla Should be Jailed!

REPSOL out of Peru! Expropriate La Pampilla refinery and clean up the environmental disaster! The oil spill is the responsibility of REPSOL and the neoliberal economic model that Castillo continues to support. By PST - Peru The more than six thousand barrels of oil spilled on the beaches of Ventanilla,...

Peru | Workers Face the Castillo Government

By PST-Peru (Partido Socialista de los Trabajadores, Socialist Workers Party), translated by Dolores Underwood The Workers’ General Confederation of Peru (CGTP in Spanish, a national trade union center in Peru) recently stated: “We characterize the current government as a government of the people, and one that proposes a new economic,...

Where to, Peru?

Amid massive social and political upheavals, the decay of the institutions of bourgeois democracy in the face of calls for a coup, all while a third wave of COVID threatens the country, Peru is facing a serious crisis with no clear resolution, just in time for the country’s 200th...

A Major Victory For Peruvian Working People!

Peasants and working people’s uprising achieved a major victory in Southern Peru. By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup They have been fighting back Tia Maria mining project for ten years. On August 9, 2019 President Martin Viscarra had to suspend the license he granted one month before for Mexican-Canadian Southern Copper Mining Company. Southern Copper...

Peru: Solidarity to Pedro Condori

Working people are fighting back mining corporation’s abuses. By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup On July 15, farmers and villagers blocked Peru’s main road near Arequipa. They oppose the “Rio Maria” copper mining project by the giant Southern Copper Corporation as agriculture fields and water resources will be polluted. The conflict around Rio Maria has...

Strong National Day of Action in Peru

Workers carried out a major labor and people’s national strike in Peru on June 20, 2019. By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup They are standing up for labor and social rights. One major issue is the so called “Competitiveness and Productivity” Bill which decreases both holidays and compensation for dismissals (called CTS). Furthermore, it prevents...

Labor Calls General Strike For June 20

Peruvian Labor Federation CGTP called for an one-day general strike for June 20, 2019. By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup Peruvian working people have many reasons to stand up and fight back. Big corporations have benefited from natural resources and public funding. The main one is the Brazilian contractor corporation Oderbrecht. Oderbrecht exchanged public contracts for...

Dangerous Liaisons Between Bourgeois Politicians and Corporations

Former Peruvian president Alan Garcia killed himself on April 17, 2019 after his arrest order was issued. CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup April 24, 2019 Garcia together with 3 other Peruvian presidents – Alejandro Toledo, Ollanta Humala and Pedro Pablo Kuczynski are under probe on corruption charges for millionaire wrongdoings with Brazilian building corporation...

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