Category: Latin America

The Trotskyist Left Is a Rising Force in Argentina

In Sunday’s primary elections in Argentina, the Workers’ Left Front – Unity, an electoral coalition of four Trotskyist parties, had its best election yet and is now the country’s third-largest electoral force.

Receiving Refugees and Repressing Migrants: The Rhetoric and Reality of AMLO’s “Humanitarian” Policies

Mexico has recently received hundreds of Afghan refugees fleeing the Taliban. While AMLO’s administration tries to paint a humanitarian face, it doesn’t apply the same treatment to migrants stranded within the country. A migrant caravan made up of thousands of Haitains was recently repressed by the Mexican government and AMLO continues to collaborate with U.S. border policy by militarizing the border using the Mexican National Guard.

Chile: Revolutionary Coalition Emerges Ahead of November Elections

Five organizations of Chile’s far Left, including our comrades of the Partido de Trabajadores Revolucionarios, have come together to form a new electoral bloc for the November elections. The Front for Working-Class Unity puts forward the demands of the popular uprising that shook the country in 2019, including an end to austerity, political persecution. We reproduce the declaration here.

Maduro Sells Off Venezuela’s Oil Assets to Pay Foreign Debt

Venezuela’s government has sold off its state-owned shares in a Dominican refinery to pay off foreign debt bonds. That’s about $86 million going into the pockets of international creditors at a time when the country is facing one of the biggest economic, social, and health crises in its history. This is an open door to the further sale of state assets to pay off defaulted bonds and fraudulent foreign debt.

The Trotskyist Left Is a Rising Force in Argentina

In Sunday’s primary elections in Argentina, the Workers’ Left Front – Unity, an electoral coalition of four Trotskyist parties, had its best election yet and is now the country’s third-largest electoral force.

Receiving Refugees and Repressing Migrants: The Rhetoric and Reality of AMLO’s “Humanitarian” Policies

Mexico has recently received hundreds of Afghan refugees fleeing the Taliban. While AMLO’s administration tries to paint a humanitarian face, it doesn’t apply the same treatment to migrants stranded within the country. A migrant caravan made up of thousands of Haitains was recently repressed by the Mexican government and AMLO continues to collaborate with U.S. border policy by militarizing the border using the Mexican National Guard.

Chile: Revolutionary Coalition Emerges Ahead of November Elections

Five organizations of Chile’s far Left, including our comrades of the Partido de Trabajadores Revolucionarios, have come together to form a new electoral bloc for the November elections. The Front for Working-Class Unity puts forward the demands of the popular uprising that shook the country in 2019, including an end to austerity, political persecution. We reproduce the declaration here.

Maduro Sells Off Venezuela’s Oil Assets to Pay Foreign Debt

Venezuela’s government has sold off its state-owned shares in a Dominican refinery to pay off foreign debt bonds. That’s about $86 million going into the pockets of international creditors at a time when the country is facing one of the biggest economic, social, and health crises in its history. This is an open door to the further sale of state assets to pay off defaulted bonds and fraudulent foreign debt.