Peruvian Fishermen Block Highway after Devastating Oil Spill
Hundreds of residents and fishermen living in the areas affected by the oil spill in Peru mobilized over the weekend demanding that the government immediately sanction Repsol, and require the company to compensate those affected by this ecocide.
Cecilia QuirozJanuary 24, 2022
Multinational in Peru Makes the Environmental Disaster Caused by Oil Spill Even Worse
A volcanic eruption in the Tonga Sea caused an oil spill in Peru on Saturday, January 15, and the effects on the coastal area have been severe. The bosses have turned a blind eye, and the Peruvian government has not acted with the necessary speed.
Cecilia QuirozJanuary 22, 2022
Top Advisor Says Peru’s New Administration Will “Respect” Capitalist Relations
Pedro Castillo, on the verge of being declared the winner of Peru’s presidential election, has been described as a “Marxist.” But one of his top economic advisors says a government would “maintain the market economy” and “pay the nation’s debts” to foreign financial institutions.
Cecilia QuirozJune 12, 2021
Peru’s Healthcare System Collapses Under the Weight of the Coronavirus Pandemic
With almost 100,000 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Peru, Lima’s hospitals are already at capacity and cannot receive more patients. Doctors working at public hospitals are now having to decide on who can receive care in the intensive care units.
Cecilia QuirozMay 20, 2020
Cecilia Quiroz: “We Know There Are Resources to Combat the Pandemic!”
In a speech given at the international rally of the Trotskyist Fraction this May Day, Cecilia Quiroz, member of the Socialist Workers Current (CST) speaks about the effect of decades of neoliberalism on Peru and its response to the pandemic.
Cecilia QuirozMay 9, 2020