Photo: Smoke from fire set by protesters at Tejas Verdes School of Engineers in Chile. By Ed Dalton In the context of a general strike across Chile where more than two million people were mobilized, on November 12 the people set fire to the Tejas Verdes School of Engineers in San Antonio, the site of one of Pinochet’s former fascist torture centers. The fire set by … Continue reading CHILE: The Heroic People Set Fire to Fascist Torture Center
Foto: Chile ha visto protestas masivas, a menudo destructivas durante la última semana y media después de un aumento de 30 pesos en la tarifa del metro Este artículo es una traducción. Por Aida Demar y Katia Guamaní Las protestas combativas, impulsadas por el aumento de las tarifas del metro en Santiago, Chile, se han extendido como un reguero de pólvora por todo el país … Continue reading Aumento de las Tarifas del Metro Provoca Rebelión Popular
Several Parties and Organisations, both from Latin America and Europe, have recently published a joint declaration on the current situation, particularly in Latin America. Henceforth we share an (unofficial) translation of the Spanish original ¡Desarrollar la creciente protesta popular todo en función de iniciar la guerra popular bajo la dirección del Partido Comunista militarizado! Latin America: Develop the growing people’s protest all in service of the initiation … Continue reading Joint Declaration of MLM Parties and Organizations On the Growing Popular Protests in Latin America.
By Jakob Stein Over the past week, graffiti appeared in Austin reading, “Solidarity with Popular Struggle in Chile,” and “¡Viva la Lucha de las Naciones Oprimidas! (Long Live the Struggle of the Oppressed Nations).” The sign of solidarity comes as the popular rebellion in the country reaches the two-week mark, during which time at least 23 protesters have been killed, and thousands more have been … Continue reading AUSTIN: Solidarity with Chilean Popular Struggle
Photo: Chile has seen massive, oftentimes destructive protests over the past week and a half after a metro fare increase of 30 pesos By Aida Demar and Katia Guamaní Combative protests spurred by a metro fare increase in Santiago, Chile have spread like wildfire throughout the country over the past week and a half. Over the weekend, Chilean President Sebastian Piñera dismissed his entire cabinet, … Continue reading CHILE: Metro Fare Hike Sparks Mass Rebellion
By Ed Dalton With the coming of the New Year, militant workers in Chile shut down a major port controlled by Canadian imperialist Ultraport. The supply chain company reneged on deals negotiated by the striking workers, who have responded with intense and militant protests. Work stoppages were carried out every two hours from January 3 to January 8 at the southern Pacific terminal of Valparaiso. … Continue reading CHILE: Militant Protests Continue after National Strike