Brazil: Peasants Resist and Prevent Massacre, Hold Large Assembly

By Nélida Tello Poor Brazilian peasants, organized by the League of Poor Peasants (LCP, Liga dos Camponeses Pobres), from Camp Tiago dos Santos have unwaveringly defended their land and successfully prevented a massacre at the hands of the police by burning bridges and blocking roads leading to the Camp. On October 17, the reactionary armed forces sieged the Camp and evicted dozens of families to … Continue reading Brazil: Peasants Resist and Prevent Massacre, Hold Large Assembly

Week in Struggle: October 15-21

India The Communist Party of India (Maoist) released a statement for Central Committee member Yaydaş Ramakrishna, who died on October 14 from kidney failure and other health issues. The statement affirms that this is a heavy loss for the Party and the people of India. Brazil Graffiti was seen in support of the peasant struggle in Brazil, in the face of recent actions by the old Brazilian State … Continue reading Week in Struggle: October 15-21

Video: Brazilian Peasants Hold Grand Demonstration for Chairman Gonzalo

By David Martinez In the countryside of Brazil, peasants carried out a massive, elaborate demonstration recently to honor Chairman Gonzalo (Abimael Guzman Reynoso), the fallen leader of the Communist Party of Peru. Video of the demonstration was shared by the Front for the Defense of the People’s Rights (FRDDP, Frente de Defesa dos Direitos do Povo), showing a huge contingent of peasants marching behind a … Continue reading Video: Brazilian Peasants Hold Grand Demonstration for Chairman Gonzalo

Brazil: 3,000 Soldiers Mobilized to Massacre Peasants at Camp Tiago dos Santos

Photo: Screenshot of video showing thousands of Brazilian Military Police readying operations to attack peasants By Nélida Tello On Saturday, Marcos Rocha, the reactionary governor of the state of Rondônia in Brazil, deployed more than 3,000 military police soldiers to the Nova-Mutum Paraná district in the city of Porto Velho in preparation to massacre the peasants occupying the land at Camp Tiago dos Santos. On … Continue reading Brazil: 3,000 Soldiers Mobilized to Massacre Peasants at Camp Tiago dos Santos

Brazil: Police Prepare to Massacre Peasants, Judge Issues Eviction Order

By Nélida Tello Thousands of poor Brazilian peasants who live and work in Camp Tiago dos Santos and Camp Ademar Ferreira, located in the western Amazon region, are resisting police preparations for a massacre. On October 2, peasants from the two camps held a popular assembly to denounce the reactionary Brazilian police and declare their readiness to fight for their land. On September 28, the Ministry … Continue reading Brazil: Police Prepare to Massacre Peasants, Judge Issues Eviction Order

Week in Struggle: September 24-30

Brazil Graffiti with the slogan “Down with the genocidal military government of [President] Bolsonaro!” was documented in Maringa, Paraná. Mexico On September 23, the 56th anniversary of a guerrilla attack on state barracks which is considered the beginning of socialist armed struggle in Mexico, several groups including Current of the People – Red Sun (CP-Sol Rojo, Corriente del Pueblo Sol Rojo) held demonstrations in multiple … Continue reading Week in Struggle: September 24-30

Brazil: Revolutionaries Commemorate the International Day of Action for Chairman Gonzalo

By Ben Robinson Across Brazil in the past week, democratic and people’s organizations have answered the international calls to honor Chairman Gonzalo (Abimael Guzman Reynoso) with actions all over the country. Chairman Gonzalo, the greatest Communist of the modern era, was assassinated by the old Peruvian State earlier this month, after 29 years of solitary confinement, in an attempt to deal a definitive blow to … Continue reading Brazil: Revolutionaries Commemorate the International Day of Action for Chairman Gonzalo

Actions to Commemorate Chairman Gonzalo Around the World (Updated)

Since the death of Chairman Gonzalo (Abimael Guzman Reynoso) on September 11, revolutionaries, people’s organizations, and progressives around the world have mobilized to carry out actions to commemorate him as a servant of the people and son of the international proletariat. Communist Parties and organizations have issued statements honoring his immense importance as the head of the Communist Party of Peru (PCP, Partido Comunista del … Continue reading Actions to Commemorate Chairman Gonzalo Around the World (Updated)

A Nova Democracia: Dr. Ruben Manuel Abimael Guzmán Reynoso, Chairman Gonzalo, Dies

Editor’s Note: The following is an unofficial translation of the article “Morre o Dr. Ruben Manuel Abimael Guzmán Reinoso, o Presidente Gonzalo” from revolutionary Brazilian newspaper A Nova Democracia. By Jailson de Souza Gonzalo las masas rugenGonzalo the masses roar and the Andes shuddery los andes se estremecen express burning passionexpresan pasión ardiente fe segura y aceradasure and steeled faith y el pueblo que escucha … Continue reading A Nova Democracia: Dr. Ruben Manuel Abimael Guzmán Reynoso, Chairman Gonzalo, Dies

Brazil: Death of Historic Communist Militant Waldir Tavares

Editors’ Note: The following is an unofficial translation of “Falece o histórico militante comunista Waldir Tavares,” by A Nova Democracia (AND). We have added brief footnotes on some of the figures mentioned in the article. By Victor C. Bellizia On September 4, 2021, the historic communist militant Waldir Tavares died. At 91, comrade Waldir was surprised by a stroke that limited his activity, which he … Continue reading Brazil: Death of Historic Communist Militant Waldir Tavares