Paola Zeledón: “Costa Rica’s Government Has Done Everything Possible to Maintain Capitalist Profits”
In a speech given at the international rally of the Trotskyist Fraction this May Day, Paola Zeledón, a member of the Socialist Organization (OS) in Costa Rica, speaks out about the fight of precarious workers in Costa Rica against the neoliberal measures of Costa Rica’s government.
Left VoiceMay 11, 2020
The Economic Chains That Bind Central America to the U.S. Imperialism
The mass exodus of people to the United States—including the most recent Migrant Caravan—is the most abominable consequence of years of imperialist oppression of Central America. The migration cannot be understood without taking into account the region’s geostrategic importance for imperialist domination of Latin America.
Jimena VergaraDecember 1, 2018
When Imperialism Lost: The United Army of Central America and the Defeat of the Filibusters
In 1856, the combined forces of Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala beat back U.S.-backed filibuster William Walker’s attacks from Nicaragua.
Rob LyonsAugust 11, 2018
Nicaragua: The Making of a Historic Crisis
Almost 40 years after the Sandinistas spearheaded a movement in Nicaragua that toppled a dictatorship and initiated an era of progressive reforms, the Sandinista government has unleashed a brutal attack on protesters demanding radical changes, accusing them of terrorism and collusion with US agencies. What are the true causes of the recent mass uprisings of the Nicaraguan people?
Marisela TrevinAugust 2, 2018
Central America and the Permanent Revolution, Part 1: The Origins
This is the first article in a series that aims to analyze the perspectives of revolutionary processes in Central America using the concept of permanent revolution.
Rob LyonsJuly 9, 2018