BRAZIL: Favela Residents Fight Police to Resist Displacement

Photo: Residents of the Rio das Pedras favelas block the street leading into their neighborhood with burning barricades By Thomas Lambert On the morning of March 10 in west Rio de Janeiro, residents of the Rio das Pedras favela barricaded streets and fought police in defense of their homes and businesses. Just five days earlier, the city government instituted a “Zero Tolerance” program, which targets … Continue reading BRAZIL: Favela Residents Fight Police to Resist Displacement

LOS ANGELES: Event Commemorates Brazilian Revolutionary Comrade Remis

Photo: The Committee to Support the People’s Struggle in Brazil holds an event to commemorate Comrade Remis Carla Costa and the revolutionary movement in Brazil By Felipe Vera On December 28, the Committee to Support the Peoples Struggle in Brazil (CSPSB) in Los Angeles held an event in commemoration of Comrade Remis Carla Costa, a Brazilian revolutionary who was murdered in 2017. Comrade Remis was … Continue reading LOS ANGELES: Event Commemorates Brazilian Revolutionary Comrade Remis

AUSTIN: Sandra Lima, Latin American Revolutionary Women Honored at Lecture

Photo: A presenter discusses Comrade Cecilia Hidalgo, an Ecuadorian revolutionary who led the National Health Workers Union in the 1990’s and helped bring militancy back into the workers’ movement By Dmitri Sans On Monday, revolutionary organizations gave presentations on the lives of Brazilian Communist Sandra Lima and other women revolutionaries from Latin America. The lecture was co-hosted by Popular Women’s Movement-Movimiento Femenino Popular (PWM) and … Continue reading AUSTIN: Sandra Lima, Latin American Revolutionary Women Honored at Lecture

BRAZIL: Rio Police Set Record for Killings in 2019

Photo: Military Police walk through a favela on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro By Felipe Vera According to a report from the Institute of Public Security, in the first 10 months of 2019 the police in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil have been responsible for the death of at least 1,546 people, surpassing 2018’s count of 1,534, and making it the highest since the state … Continue reading BRAZIL: Rio Police Set Record for Killings in 2019

AUSTIN: Graffiti Supports Revolution in Latin America

By Mike Talavera Graffiti has been spotted in Austin, TX supporting the Bolivian people’s struggle against the recent fascist coup following the ouster of President Evo Morales as well as the revolutionary movements and popular rebellions  in other Latin American countries oppressed by US imperialism. The various slogans, which were all written in Spanish, translate to: “Long Live the Bolivian People!”, “Down with US imperialism!”, … Continue reading AUSTIN: Graffiti Supports Revolution in Latin America

SWEDEN: Revolutionaries Carry Out Demonstrations of International Solidarity

Photo: Revolutionary activists hold a demonstration outside of the Brazilian embassy in Stockholm By Nélida Tello Last week, revolutionaries across Sweden carried out several demonstrations and actions, mainly in support of international struggles. In Stockholm, there was a demonstration outside of the Brazilian embassy in solidarity with the struggle for New Democratic Revolution in Brazil and against the fascist President Jair Bolsonaro, the repression of the … Continue reading SWEDEN: Revolutionaries Carry Out Demonstrations of International Solidarity

LOS ANGELES: Commemoration of Brazilian Revolutionary Comrade Cleomar

Photo: The Committee to Support the People’s Struggle in Brazil held a commemoration for revolutionary and coordinator of the League of Poor Peasants in los Angeles on the 5th anniversary of his assassination. By Audrey Hellenbrecht On the evening of October 22, the Committee to Support the People’s Struggle in Brazil (CSPSB) in Los Angeles held a commemoration for Comrade Cleomar Rodrigues de Almeida at an … Continue reading LOS ANGELES: Commemoration of Brazilian Revolutionary Comrade Cleomar

BRAZIL: Popular Movements Hold Presentation on Revolutionary Struggle

Photo: Popular Movements present on the current state of Brazilian politics and revolutionary struggles at the State University of Rio de Janeiro By Jakob Stein On October 22, revolutionary newspaper A Nova Democracia organized an event at the State University of Rio de Janeiro to discuss the current state of Brazilian politics and popular struggles from a revolutionary perspective. Present at the event were representatives … Continue reading BRAZIL: Popular Movements Hold Presentation on Revolutionary Struggle

BRAZIL: Workers, Students Participate in 48-Hour National Education Strike

Photo: The Popular Revolutionary Student Movement (MEPR) raises a banner reading “Defend Education Tooth and Nail!” in Rio de Janeiro during the National Education Strike By Jakob Stein Starting on October 2, Brazilian students and workers participated in a massive two-day National Education Strike against the reactionary policies of fascist President Jair Bolsonaro, who has set out to privatize public education as well as dismantle … Continue reading BRAZIL: Workers, Students Participate in 48-Hour National Education Strike

Brasil: Ejercito y Policía Militar Desalojan a los Campesinos en Porto Velho

Foto: El Ejercito y la Policía Militar acorrala a los campesinos en un esfuerzo por desalojarlos. Este artículo es una traducción. Por Alejandro Peña La semana pasada, el ejército reaccionario, la Fuerza Nacional y la Fuerza Táctica y la Policía Militar desalojaron a 400 familias campesinas del campamento de Boa Esperança en Porto Velho, Rondônia. Los residentes informan que los militares actuaron violentamente e incendiaron el … Continue reading Brasil: Ejercito y Policía Militar Desalojan a los Campesinos en Porto Velho