Category: Latin America

Initial Conclusions of the Militarized Elections

(Picture: AFP) Soldiers and police in the streets, protest and electoral boycott, repression and political prisoners. Peña Nieto’s slogan of “democratic peace” and the brutal

June 9: Argentina’s workers to strike

Although the union leaders are preparing a passive strike, the left and the combative workers have proposed assemblies and road blocks to ensure a successful strike. They are also demanding the ceiling on salary increases set by the government be raised.

Teachers Burn Electoral Material

Today in Oaxaca city, teachers from section 22 of the National Syndicate of Education Workers, organized within the National Coordinator of Educational Workers, a dissenting sector of the union, took over a bus to go pay the electoral booths a “visit”.

Militarized elections

A few hours before the opening of the election polls, a large number of troops from the navy, army, national guard, federal, state and municipal police as well as “thugs” and para-military groups were sent into Guerrero, Oaxaca and Chiapas to secure the elections.

Hundreds of Thousands Demonstrate Across Argentina Against Femicides

#NiUnaMenos was a massive demonstration, one of the largest in the few last years. Thousands of people marched in 80 cities across Argentina. Workers, students, and youth joined to demand ¡Ni una menos! (Not one more murdered woman). Uruguay, Chile, and Mexico joined the protests.

Clashes between students and federal police in Tixtla, Guerrero

In the midst of the National Coordinating Committee of Education Workers’ (Coordinadora Nacional de Trabajadores de la Educación, CNTE) call for a national strike, students from the Federation of Socialist Agricultural Students of Mexico (Federación de Estudiantes Campesinos y Socialistas de México, FECSUM) blocked the highway in Tixtla, Guerrero.

Initial Conclusions of the Militarized Elections

(Picture: AFP) Soldiers and police in the streets, protest and electoral boycott, repression and political prisoners. Peña Nieto’s slogan of “democratic peace” and the brutal democracy of the PRI-PAN-PRD. Spanish version from La Izquierda Diario Protests against the elections This was the most significant operation carried out to protect the electoral process in recent history, with the backing of the National Electoral Institute and the Congressional parties. Even though the government’s central concern was to protect the elections in the so-called “red focal points” (Chiapas, Oaxaca, Michoacán, Guerrero Veracruz), it was extended to the rest of the country. The overall

June 9: Argentina’s workers to strike

Although the union leaders are preparing a passive strike, the left and the combative workers have proposed assemblies and road blocks to ensure a successful strike. They are also demanding the ceiling on salary increases set by the government be raised.

Teachers Burn Electoral Material

Today in Oaxaca city, teachers from section 22 of the National Syndicate of Education Workers, organized within the National Coordinator of Educational Workers, a dissenting sector of the union, took over a bus to go pay the electoral booths a “visit”.

Militarized elections

A few hours before the opening of the election polls, a large number of troops from the navy, army, national guard, federal, state and municipal police as well as “thugs” and para-military groups were sent into Guerrero, Oaxaca and Chiapas to secure the elections.

Hundreds of Thousands Demonstrate Across Argentina Against Femicides

#NiUnaMenos was a massive demonstration, one of the largest in the few last years. Thousands of people marched in 80 cities across Argentina. Workers, students, and youth joined to demand ¡Ni una menos! (Not one more murdered woman). Uruguay, Chile, and Mexico joined the protests.

Clashes between students and federal police in Tixtla, Guerrero

In the midst of the National Coordinating Committee of Education Workers’ (Coordinadora Nacional de Trabajadores de la Educación, CNTE) call for a national strike, students from the Federation of Socialist Agricultural Students of Mexico (Federación de Estudiantes Campesinos y Socialistas de México, FECSUM) blocked the highway in Tixtla, Guerrero.