The following is an unofficial translation of two statements put out by the Ecuadorian revolutionary organization Defense Front of the People’s Struggle condemning the arrest and calling for the release of Cristian Montero, a political activist in the fight against large mining companies that displace poor peasants throughout the Ecuadorian countryside. Translation by Emiliano Guerrero Original statement from December 30 IMMEDIATE FREEDOM FOR CRISTIAN MONTERO … Continue reading ECUADOR: Anti-Mining Activist Arrested by Reactionary Moreno Regime
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
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: Painted mural in the Perish of El Goaltal reading, “Committee of Poor Peasants of the Mira River Basin, Land for those who work it! Land for the farmers, not for the large mining companies! No to mining exploitation!” By Ed Dalton The Committee of Poor Peasants in Ecuador has declared the Perish of El Goaltal, in the Mira River Basin along the border with … Continue reading ECUADOR: Committee of Poor Peasants Declare Mining-Free Area
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.
This article is an unofficial translation from Frente de Defensa de las Luchas del Pueblo del Ecuador. By Javier De Paz The proletariat and people of Ecuador recognize and value all the signs of solidarity issued by the international proletariat and oppressed peoples of the world to the struggles undertaken by the Ecuadorian people against imperialism, the IMF, and the repressive comprador regime of Lenin Moreno. … Continue reading On the Popular Rebellion in Ecuador
Quito, 10/12/19 This article is a translation from Periódico El Pueblo. By Javier De Paz Amid clouds of tear gas and pepper spray launched by the repressive state forces, protestors fled a peaceful attempt to occupy the National Assembly in Ecuador’s capital, Quito. The number of wounded, missing, or detained protestors increases, meanwhile the bourgeois press, both national and foreign, present the conflict as an … Continue reading Ecuador: The Fight Escalates Throughout the Country