Photo: Student protesters march under a banner reading, “It is Right to Rebel!” By Thomas Lambert Throughout the past several weeks, students across Colombia have taken to the streets in support of striking teachers, clashing with riot police known as the Mobile Anti-Disturbance Squadron (ESMAD) in a continuation of the two-day education strike that began on February 20. In Soacha, an industrial working-class suburb of … Continue reading COLOMBIA: Students Rebel Against Police and Politicians in Support of Education Strike
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
Photo: Thousands protest in Bogota during national strike The following is an unofficial translation from revolutionary Colombian news source EL Comunero Prensa Translation By Emiliano Guerrero On November 21, a 24-hour national strike was convened by trade unions and other organizations from different sectors. In Bogota, the strike was preceded by important mobilizations led by university students, who had been out on the streets protesting … Continue reading COLOMBIA: National Strike in Bogota
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.
Foto: Manifestantes estudiantiles en Medellín lanzan cócteles molotov contra vehículo blindado de la policía antidisturbios Este artículo es una traducción. Por Felipe Vera El 23 de septiembre, una huelga nacional de conductores profesionales y una serie de protestas combativas estudiantiles contra la corrupción y la represión policial sacudieron las calles de Bogotá y Medellín. La Agremiación Nacional de Conductores de Colombia y el Sindicato de … Continue reading COLOMBIA: Huelga de Conductores y Protestas Estudiantiles Sacuden el País
Photo: Student protesters in Medellín throw molotov cocktails at riot police armored vehicle By Felipe Vera Last week, a national strike of professional drivers and a series of combative student protests against corruption and police repression shook the streets of Bogotá and Medellín. On September 23, the National Association of Drivers of Colombia and the Drivers Union called for an indefinite national strike of professional transport … Continue reading COLOMBIA: Drivers Strike and Student Protests Shake the Country
Photo: Juan Guaidó with Alberto Lobo Quintero, alias Brother (left), and Jairo Duran Contreras, alias Menor (right), both members of narcotrafficking paramilitary Los Rastrojos By Nélida Tello On September 12, pictures of Venezuelan opposition leader and lacky of US imperialism Juan Guaidó surfaced on Twitter with members of Los Rastrojos, a Colombian narco paramilitary group that operates on both sides of the Colombia-Venezuela border. The … Continue reading VENEZUELA: US Puppet Guaidó Photographed with Colombian Narco-Paramilitary