By Matt Handocerdos Former Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo was arrested Tuesday and faces possible extradition from California under charges of corruption for accepting $20 million in bribes from Latin America’s biggest construction firm Grupo Odebrecht. Toledo fled Peru in 2017 to evade arrest for the bribery allegation. His whereabouts were unconfirmed until he was arrested for public intoxication in a San Mateo County restaurant in … Continue reading PERU: Former President Latest Arrest in Odebrecht Corruption Ring
Por Ulrike Salazar En la tarde del 17 de mayo 1980, un destacamento del Partido Comunista del Perú (PCP) asaltó la ciudad de Chuschi en la región de Ayacucho, en el sur de Perú, atando al registrador y arrebatando las urnas y listas de votantes y prendiéndoles fuego en la plaza del pueblo. No fue simplemente una acción simbólica, fue una declaración de guerra. Esto … Continue reading HISTORIA DEL PROLETARIADO: La Guerra Popular se inicia en Perú en 1980
On this 33rd anniversary of the Day of Heroism (June 19, 1986), we share the names of the fallen combatants of the Shining Trenches of Combat (STC). STC of El Fronton Acevedo Abad, Oscar Agüero Aguirre, José Manuel Alarcón Coronado, Melchor Alvarado Cornejo, Hector Tulio Alvarado Saravia, Javier Luis Angulo Andía, Manuel Apari Palomino Juan , Aponte Sila Marcial , Juan Carlos Arnao and Amashiro, Ricardo Andrés Asencio Borja, … Continue reading GLORY TO THE HEROES WHO GAVE THEIR LIFE FOR THE PARTY AND THE REVOLUTION
By Ed Dalton Incendiary received photos and reports from around the US in commemoration of the Day of Heroism. The revolutionary example of the masses and the heroes of the People’s War in Peru continue to inspire working people around the world. While the reactionary decaying old Peruvian state attempted to erase the memory of the fallen heroes of the People’s Guerrilla Army who bravely … Continue reading Day of Heroism Commemorated Throughout US
By Mike Talavera On June 19, 1986, revolutionaries of the Communist Party of Peru and the People’s Guerrilla Army fought to the bitter end against the genocidal Peruvian state in an attack on the prisons of El Fronton, Lurigancho, and Callao in the area of Lima. More than 250 died in a heroically defiant struggle against the forces of reaction and imperialism that lives on … Continue reading PROLETARIAN HISTORY: Glory to the Day of Heroism!
The following is a document by the Communist Party of Peru (Reorganization Committee), republished here from Dem Volke Dienen. The 17th of May marked the 39th anniversary of the Initiation of the People’s War in Peru. Apart from the publication of the Songs and Lyrics of the Songs of the Shining Trenches of Combat and a wall painting on this occassion, we are very happy to document now the … Continue reading The spark that lit the prairie on May 17, comrades, never went out
By Ulrike Salazar On the evening of May 17, 1980, a detachment of the Communist Party of Peru (PCP) stormed the small town of Chucshi in the Ayacucho region of Southern Peru, tying up the registrar and snatching ballot boxes and voting lists and setting them on fire in the town plaza. It wasn’t simply a symbolic action – it was a declaration of war. … Continue reading PROLETARIAN HISTORY: The People’s War is initiated in Peru in 1980