Peru

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...

May 1st: Peru

Historic demonstration of nation-wide struggle

Overflowing all estimates and expectations, lively crowds thronged the streets in a nationwide struggle against the APRA Alan Garcia administration the size of which was reminiscent of the Marcha de los 4 Suyos, which as we can remember spelled the beginning of the end of the dictatorial regime of...

Unity for the triumph of the miners’ strike

Federation of Mining Workers of Peru, in representation of 80 grassroots organisations have agreed to go on indefinite time strike starting 30 April. What triggered the strike was a feeling of outrage nurturing the miners compelled to work up to 12 or 14 hours a day in deadly environments,...

Alan Garcia’s totalitarian temptation

While the Alan Garcia's administration delivers blow after blow against teachers and workers, he relentlessly presses for death penalty in alliance with Fujimori's followers and the ultra right. That is how they are trying to produce cheap circus for lack of real solutions to popular demands, but what they...

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