ECUADOR: Anti-Mining Activist Arrested by Reactionary Moreno Regime

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

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

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

ECUADOR: Committee of Poor Peasants Declare Mining-Free Area

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

Joint Declaration of MLM Parties and Organizations On the Growing Popular Protests in Latin America.

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.

On the Popular Rebellion in Ecuador

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

Ecuador: The Fight Escalates Throughout the Country

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

AUSTIN: “La Rebelión Se Justifica” Graffiti in Solidarity with Ecuador

Photo: “La Rebelión se Justifica, Solidaridad con Ecuador” (“It is Right to Rebel, Solidarity with Ecuador”) Graffiti spotted recently in Austin. By Mike Talavera Large spray-painted slogans expressing solidarity with the people’s struggle in Ecuador were recently spotted in Austin. They read, “La Rebelión se Justifica, Solidaridad con Ecuador” (“It is Right to Rebel, Solidarity with Ecuador”), and “¡Viva la Lucha de Los Indígenas! ¡Luchar … Continue reading AUSTIN: “La Rebelión Se Justifica” Graffiti in Solidarity with Ecuador

Ecuador: Los Campesinos Indígenas y Pobres Obligan al Gobierno de Moreno a Huir de la Capital, Continúa la Huelga General

Foto: Manifestantes se enfrentan contra la policía antidisturbios durante la huelga general en Ecuador Este artículo es una traducción. Por Martín Guerrero  El 8 de octubre, las protestas masivas de campesinos pobres e indígenas obligaron al presidente ecuatoriano, Lenin Moreno, a huir de Quito y trasladar la sede del gobierno a Guayaquil. Hoy se ha anunciado una nueva gran huelga nacional que ya recibió el … Continue reading Ecuador: Los Campesinos Indígenas y Pobres Obligan al Gobierno de Moreno a Huir de la Capital, Continúa la Huelga General

ECUADOR: Indigenous and Poor Peasants Force Moreno Government to Flee Capital, General Strike Continues

Photo: Protesters stand off with riot police during general strike in Ecuador By Jakob Stein On October 8, massive protests of poor peasants and indigenous people forced Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno to flee Quito and move the government headquarters to Guayaquil. A new great national strike has been announced for today, and has already received the support of revolutionaries around the country. Thousands of indigenous … Continue reading ECUADOR: Indigenous and Poor Peasants Force Moreno Government to Flee Capital, General Strike Continues