After a Day of National Mobilizations, What Will It Take to Defeat the Coup in Peru?
On July 19, people across Peru expressed their continued desire to fight the coup regime of Dina Boluarte. For the class struggle to develop, it is essential that leadership unite the different sectors in struggle against the weak regime, the capitalist institutions, and imperialism, which brought about this crisis.
Samuel KarlinJuly 21, 2023
The Peruvian Uprising: Massive Protests Demand the Fall of the Coup Regime and a Constituent Assembly
Peru has erupted in a massive uprising demanding that President Dina Boluarte resign, that the current Congress be shut down, and that a new constitution be established. The protests are the culmination of years of political oppression of the country’s indigenous communities, drastic poverty rates and precarity for Peru’s workers and poor, and a political regime that continues the legacy of Alberto Fujimori’s dictatorship.
La Izquierda Diario PerúJanuary 25, 2023
The Roots and Results of the Parliamentary Coup and the People’s Uprising in Peru
A member of the Socialist Workers Current, our sister group in Peru, explains the historical context of the crisis in Peru and the way forward for the working class and oppressed.
José RojasDecember 29, 2022
Against the Coup and Repression, Fight for a Free and Sovereign Constituent Assembly: Statement by the Socialist Workers Current of Peru
We republish a statement by our sister group in Peru denouncing the illegitimate coup government and violent repression of anti-coup protests. Our comrades call for a free and sovereign constituent assembly as a way forward for Peru’s working class.
Corriente Socialista de las y los Trabajadores - CSTDecember 13, 2022
A Socialist Perspective on the Crisis in Peru
The longstanding political crisis in Peru is deepened by the Bonapartist moves of Castillo and the parliamentary coup against him. Our comrades in Peru explain the crisis and a way forward for the Peruvian working class and oppressed.
Corriente Socialista de las y los Trabajadores - CSTDecember 10, 2022
Peru’s ‘Progressive’ President Sends the Police to Repress Popular Mobilizations
Protests against the rising cost of living have shaken Peru. The crisis demonstrates the dead end of “anti-neoliberal” figures like President Pedro Castillo and parties who try to administer the capitalist state.
Robert BelanoApril 9, 2022
Peru’s President Wants the Army to Fight Petty Crime in the Streets
Peru’s president, Pedro Castillo, has made a reactionary proposal to put the military in the country’s streets as a way to fight petty crime. It’s part of his effort to regain some of the populist approval he’s been losing since his election last July.
Federico QuispeFebruary 19, 2022
Peruvian Fishermen Block Highway after Devastating Oil Spill
Hundreds of residents and fishermen living in the areas affected by the oil spill in Peru mobilized over the weekend demanding that the government immediately sanction Repsol, and require the company to compensate those affected by this ecocide.
Cecilia QuirozJanuary 24, 2022
Multinational in Peru Makes the Environmental Disaster Caused by Oil Spill Even Worse
A volcanic eruption in the Tonga Sea caused an oil spill in Peru on Saturday, January 15, and the effects on the coastal area have been severe. The bosses have turned a blind eye, and the Peruvian government has not acted with the necessary speed.
Cecilia QuirozJanuary 22, 2022