PROLETARIAN HISTORY: Chairman Gonzalo’s Speech from the Cage

Photo: Chairman Gonzalo of the Communist Party of Peru delivering his famous “Speech from the Cage” after his capture in 1992. Editor’s note: We have retracted mention of “Comrade” Míriam from this piece after receiving criticism about her current involvement in revisionist organization MOVADEF and pushing the right opportunist line in Peru as well as spreading anti-party lies about Chairman Gonzalo. We self-criticize for not … Continue reading PROLETARIAN HISTORY: Chairman Gonzalo’s Speech from the Cage

PERÚ: Suspenden Construcción de la Mina de Cobre Tía María

Foto: Manifestantes bloquean la calle en Arequipa. Este artículo es una traducción. Por Jakob Stein La semana pasada, el Ministerio de Energía y Minas de Perú suspendió el permiso para la construcción de la mina de cobre Tía María, un proyecto de 1.4 mil de millones de dólares, en la región de Arequipa. El gobierno reaccionario suspendió la licencia supuestamente para reevaluar su legalidad y tomar … Continue reading PERÚ: Suspenden Construcción de la Mina de Cobre Tía María

PERU: Construction of Tía María Copper Mine Suspended

Photo: Protesters block road in Arequipa By Jakob Stein Last week, Peru’s Ministry of Energy and Mines suspended the permit for the construction of the $1.4 billion Tia Maria copper mine in the Arequipa region. The reactionary government suspended the license supposedly to reevaluate its legality and take into account the objections from local officials, but paralyzing strikes, port blockades, and combative protests have forced … Continue reading PERU: Construction of Tía María Copper Mine Suspended

PERU: Arequipa Peasants Struggle Against Copper Mining Project

By Jakob Stein On July 15, farmers in the Tambo Valley in the Arequipa region organized a 72-hour period of protests, strikes, and roadblocks against the approval of the “Tia Maria” copper mining project.   Protesters held large demonstrations in multiple cities, participated in three days of work stoppages, and restricted transportation throughout the Province of Islay. Although opportunist political “leaders” tried to keep villagers … Continue reading PERU: Arequipa Peasants Struggle Against Copper Mining Project

PERU: Former President Latest Arrest in Odebrecht Corruption Ring

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

HISTORIA PROLETARIA: La Guerra Popular se inicia en Perú en 1980

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 PROLETARIA: La Guerra Popular se inicia en Perú en 1980

GLORY TO THE HEROES WHO GAVE THEIR LIFE FOR THE PARTY AND THE REVOLUTION

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