MEXICO: Revolutionaries of Sol Rojo Hold 2020 State Assembly

By Felipe Vera Mexican revolutionary organization, Corriente del Pueblo-Sol Rojo (People’s Current-Red Sun), held a State Assembly on January 19 in Oaxaca, celebrated as La Ciudad Rebelde (The Rebel City), announcing completion of the objectives of 2019 and laying out their tasks for 2020. The State Assembly proved to be a success as in previous years, uniting the broad masses of Oaxaca, with delegates arriving … Continue reading MEXICO: Revolutionaries of Sol Rojo Hold 2020 State Assembly

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

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

BRAZIL: Popular Movements Hold Presentation on Revolutionary Struggle

Photo: Popular Movements present on the current state of Brazilian politics and revolutionary struggles at the State University of Rio de Janeiro By Jakob Stein On October 22, revolutionary newspaper A Nova Democracia organized an event at the State University of Rio de Janeiro to discuss the current state of Brazilian politics and popular struggles from a revolutionary perspective. Present at the event were representatives … Continue reading BRAZIL: Popular Movements Hold Presentation on Revolutionary Struggle

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

MEXICO: Chiapas Mayor is Dragged from Truck by Peasants for Deceitful Campaign

Photo: Peasants from Santa Rita Invernadero punish the local mayor, Jorge Luis Escandón Hernández, by tying him to the back of a truck and dragging him throughout town By Nélida Tello On October 8, peasants from Santa Rita Invernadero confronted the Party of the Democratic Revolution (PRD) Mayor Jorge Luis Escandón Hernández in Las Margaritas, Chiapas. Armed with bats and stones peasants forced Escandón out of … Continue reading MEXICO: Chiapas Mayor is Dragged from Truck by Peasants for Deceitful Campaign

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

ECUADOR: Peasants Rebel Against Mining Company

Photo: Peasants in Bolívar province set fire to armored police vehicle and a mining tractor in an effort to prevent mining on their land By Jakob Stein Earlier this month, in Telimbela Parish, Bolívar province in central Ecuador, the masses blocked vehicles belonging to the Chinese company, Yankuang Donghua Construction, who entered the area to begin mining. In order to enter the area of the … Continue reading ECUADOR: Peasants Rebel Against Mining Company

BRAZIL: Army and Military Police Evict Peasants in Porto Velho

Photo: Army and Military Police round up peasants in an effort to evict them By Jakob Stein Last week, the reactionary Army, the National Force, and the Military Police Tactical Force evicted 400 peasant families from the Boa Esperança Camp in Porto Velho, Rondônia. The residents report that the military acted violently and set fire to the area, arresting Delson Pinto de Souza, a peasant who … Continue reading BRAZIL: Army and Military Police Evict Peasants in Porto Velho

BRAZIL: Landlords Set Fire to Amazon

Photo: Massive fires continue to ravage the Amazon rainforest By Jakob Stein On the weekend of August 10, the latifundio (large landlords) promoted a political action known as “Dia do Fogo” or “Day of Fire,” in which a coordinated series of fires were set to promote the clearing of large sections of the Amazon rainforest for ranching and cattle grazing, as well as other destructive … Continue reading BRAZIL: Landlords Set Fire to Amazon