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Revolutionary Socialists to Run in Mexico’s Midterm Elections

The Anticapitalist Left Front (FIA) will be running candidates in Mexico’s national elections next summer. Its main candidate is a public sector worker who was fired and fought successfully to get her job back.

Óscar Fernández

December 15, 2020

Massive Protests In Guatemala against President Giammattei and the Congress

Thousands of Guatemalans demonstrated this Saturday in front of the National Palace of Culture, the seat of the national government in the center of Guatemala City, to express their rejection of the government of President Alejandro Giammattei and the Congress of the Republic.

Peru’s Government Crumbles after Nationwide Protests and Brutal Repression

On the sixth day of national protests against the interim Peruvian government of Manuel Merino, installed after Congress ousted the sitting president in an impeachment, the National Police brutally repressed protesters in Lima, killing two. The news first led to Merino's cabinet being dissolved, and then yesterday the acting president resigned.

Protests Against New Government Continue in Peru

Friday marked yet another day of demonstrations in Peru against the newly appointed government of Manuel Merino, which is beginning to lose much of the parliamentary support that put it in office after voting to oust Martin Vizcarra.

Peru: Not Vizcarra. Not Merino. For a New Constituent Assembly.

The Peruvian parliament recently approved the ouster of the current president, Martín Vizcarra, deepening the already existing political crisis. Here, we publish the statement released by our comrades of the Socialist Workers Current in Peru.

La Izquierda Diario Péru

November 12, 2020

Peruvian Congress Ousts President Martín Vizcarra

A majority in Congress voted on Monday to remove Peruvian President Vizcarra from office following corruption allegations. The impeachment will worsen the political crisis in one of the countries worst-hit by the pandemic.

La Izquierda Diario Péru

November 10, 2020

U.S. Claims of Election Interference are Overblown and Hypocritical 

Warmongers in the bourgeois media and government have criticized Russia and Iran for meddling in the U.S. election. But nothing compares to the United States' long history of interfering in foreign elections.

Sam Carliner

November 3, 2020

Revolutionary Socialists Will Run to Rewrite Chile’s Constitution

Trotskyists in Chile have won the democratic right to stand as candidates next April for the convention that will draft a new constitution. They will bring to the gathering an independent revolutionary working-class perspective missing from the large Left parties that have been collaborating with the bourgeois regime so it can hold on to power.

Scott Cooper

October 27, 2020

The Bolivian Elections Were a Setback for Trump, Bolsonaro, and Elon Musk

One year ago, president Evo Morales of Bolivia was toppled by a right-wing coup. But on Sunday, his party won an absolute majority in national elections. The right-wing offensive in Latin America is reaching its limits.

Nathaniel Flakin

October 20, 2020