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

MEXICO: Student Contingents Demand an End to Sexual Harassment

Photo: Masked students turn Mexican flag upside down and burn it as other students cheer at the National Autonomous University of Mexico By Nélida Tello Earlier this month, a student march against sexual harassment at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) in Mexico City was followed by a separate militant action by 100 masked students that set fire to an administration office. The protesters … Continue reading MEXICO: Student Contingents Demand an End to Sexual Harassment

COLOMBIA: National Strike in Bogota

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

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

BOLIVIA: New Elections Announced, Roadblocks Lifted

Photo: Self-appointed interim President of Bolivia Jeanine Añez By Jakob Stein This past Sunday interim President of Bolivia Jeanine Añez signed a bill into law that annuls the disputed October election and opens the country up to a new round of elections in the coming months. The bill was drafted in an attempt to quell the uprising that erupted over the course of several weeks … Continue reading BOLIVIA: New Elections Announced, Roadblocks Lifted

BOLIVIA: Military Coup Exempts Forces Carrying Out Mass Executions “In Defense of Order”

Photo: Peasants at the funeral of a man murdered by state repression in Sacaba. This repost is an unofficial translation of Giovanna Schaidhauer’s article in A Nova Democracia. The Bolivian government’s self-proclaimed “president” Jeanine Áñez has issued an exemption for all military personnel carrying out massacres on the streets of La Paz and Cochabamba. The military, involved in “law and order enforcement operations,” is battling protests against … Continue reading BOLIVIA: Military Coup Exempts Forces Carrying Out Mass Executions “In Defense of Order”

MEXICO: Cartel-Aligned Gang Terrorizes Ciudad Juarez in Response to Prison Raid

Photo: Aftermath of an attack launched in response to a proposed prison raid in Ciudad Juarez By Nélida Tello The ongoing feud between Mexican authorities and criminal groups intensified on Tuesday in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, after inmates received intelligence about a planned raid at the Central Facility for Social Rehabilitation (Cereso) number three. Acts of terror were carried out between Tuesday afternoon and the early … Continue reading MEXICO: Cartel-Aligned Gang Terrorizes Ciudad Juarez in Response to Prison Raid