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Police in Chile Push a 16-Year-Old Off a Bridge

A shocking case of repression: the military police Carabineros in Santiago push a teenager off a bridge. One officer has been arrested, as protests have erupted across the country. CW: This story contains disturbing images of police violence.

Nathaniel Flakin

October 5, 2020

“This is Not a Country, This is a Mass Grave With a National Anthem”: Anti-Police Protests Rock Colombia

Colombia has seen massive anti-police protests in several cities in recent days after the cops in Bogotá killed a father of two. The uprising continues the growing opposition to the neoliberal onslaught against the working class and poor people, but is also part of the global protests in the aftermath of the murder of George Floyd.

Rudy Ralph Martinez

September 13, 2020

An Initial Assessment of the Latin American–U.S. Virtual Conference

The Virtual Latin American and the United States Conference was convened by the Workers Left Front (FIT-U) of Argentina, and it took place between July 30 and August 1. This is the initial assessment that was published in La Izquierda Diario by leaders of the Trotskyist Fraction–Fourth International.

Christian Castillo

August 18, 2020

Debates on the Revolutionary Left in Brazil and Latin America

One of the speakers at the Latin American and United States Conference, called by the organizations of the Left Front in Argentina in late July, was André Barbieri --- international editor of Esquerda Diário of Brazil and part of the leadership of Left Voice’s sister organization, the Revolutionary Workers’ Movement (MRT). Here we reproduce two of his interventions.

Left Voice

August 10, 2020

Follow the FIT-U Conference on Latin America and the U.S.

The organizations of the Workers Left Front Unity (FIT-U) in Argentina are having a Latin American and United States conference to discuss and organize around a revolutionary perspective for the current global capitalist crisis.

Left Voice

July 25, 2020

Argentina’s FIT-U Announces Joint Latin American and U.S. Conference to Confront the Current Crisis

The groups of the Workers Left Front Unity (FIT-U) in Argentina have announced a Latin American and United States conference to discuss and organize around a revolutionary perspective for the current global capitalist crisis, and new instances of class struggle around the world.

Latin America, New Epicenter of the Pandemic: Coronavirus and Imperialism Lead the Region to Disaster

The WHO warns that Latin America has become the new epicenter of the pandemic. Together with the coronavirus, the region’s inequalities and imperialist oppression will have fatal consequences.

Ana Rivera

May 29, 2020

The Protests in Colombia Aren’t Over

While the union and movement leadership negotiates with Duque's government, the protests in Colombia continue.

Jesús Pegueros

December 12, 2019

Revolt and Revolution in the 21st Century

Since the outbreak of the capitalist crisis in 2008, there have been two major international cycles of class struggle. We are now going through the second cycle. Its opening bell was sounded by the eruption of the Yellow Vests in France in late 2018.

Matías Maiello

November 8, 2019