The following is an unoffical translation from the original article in Portuguese by A Nova Democracia: Editorial Semanal – Assassinos no poder By the Editorial Board of A Nova Democracia The scenes that come from Manaus are terrifying, in all aspects. The indescribable drama of people dying without oxygen, accompanied by the collapse of even the funerary system and the potentially irreversible damage – physical … Continue reading A Nova Democracia: Assassins in Power
Photo: Entrance to the Camp Osmir Venuto, in Eldorado dos Carajás in the State of Pará. Credit: Peasant Resistance. The following is an unofficial translation of a statement produced by the National Commission of the League of Poor Peasants (LCP) We reproduce below a note issued by the National Commission of the League of Poor Peasants (LCP) where they denounce the criminal attack promoted against … Continue reading Brazil: LCP Denounces Criminal Attack on the Osmir Venuto Camp (Pará)
The following is an unofficial translation of the A Nova Democracia article “PA: Pistoleiros atacam camponeses e provocam incêndios no Acampamento Osmir Venuto” Gunmen at the behest of the latifundio invaded Camp Osmir Venuto, burned houses and wounded peasants. The attack occurred at dawn on December 14, in Eldorado dos Carajás, southern Pará, against the area organized by the League of Poor Peasants (LCP). According to … Continue reading Brazil: Gunmen Attack Peasants and Set Fires at Camp Osmir Venuto
By Jakob Stein The death of Comrade Joselo, a founder and leader of the Communist Party of Ecuador – Red Sun (PCE-SR), carries an enormous weight, not only for Maoists in the International Communist Movement, but for the working class and poor peasantry of Ecuador and the oppressed peoples of the world. Comrade Joselo spent his life in service to the people as a fighter … Continue reading Comrade Joselo, Present in the Struggle!
The COMMUNIST PARTY OF ECUADOR-SOL ROJO, with deep regret, announces the death of Comrade Joselo, founder and outstanding combatant of the PCE-SR. Guerrilla, combatant, organizer of the masses. He was known in the slums of the capital for forging detachments of the proletariat; founder of the Committee of Poor Peasants of the North of the country; member of the most advanced military operations detachment of … Continue reading Ecuador: Comrade Joselo, in the Heart and Struggle of the Class and the Oppressed People of the World!
The following is an unofficial translation of the article “Camponeses do Acampamento Tiago dos Santos retomam a terra!” from revolutionary Brazilian newspaper A Nova Democracia. By Taís Souza According to information sent by peasants to the Editorial Board of A Nova Democracia, in the last week, more than 300 families returned to the area of Camp Tiago dos Santos, located in Nova-Mutum Paraná, in the … Continue reading Peasants from Camp Tiago dos Santos Retake the Land!
The following is an unofficial translation of two recent statements from the National Commission of the League of Poor Peasants (LCP) concerning the recent repression and eviction of the peasants from the Tiago dos Santos Camp. Down with the Crude Assembly of the Rondônia Government and its Military Police Demonization of Peasants Fighting for Land to Make Evictions, Arrests, and Massacres LCP’s note to rural … Continue reading Brazil: Two LCP Statements Denouncing Eviction, Repression of Peasants in Rondônia
By Ed Dalton Tjen Folket Media of Norway has released a detailed summary of the important interview conducted with Comrade Laura of the Communist Party of Peru (PCP). With respect to their work producing this summary, we have produced the following unofficial translation of the full interview originally only available in Spanish. Tribune of the People issues our special thanks to the comrades of Tjen … Continue reading Translation: Conversations with Comrade Laura in the Bases of the Vizcatan Mountains
By Ed Dalton Cracked and calloused hands are the credentials of the worker and peasant, a biography telling all the subtle details of a life spent toiling for sustenance. These noble hands clutched small bags, containing only a fraction of the meager possessions of the great peasants of Camp Tiago dos Santos as they were forced by gun thugs, military police, and helicopters onto trucks, … Continue reading Opinion: A Farce, Attempted Massacre, and Excuse – On the Struggle of the Peasants in Brazil
The following is an unofficial translation of the article “LCP desmascara farsa da PM de Rondônia e o preparativo de massacre” by the League of Poor Peasants (LCP). Note from the editorial staff of AND: According to a warning issued by peasant families, the military police who are laying siege to the Camp Tiago dos Santos, in the vicinity of Porto Velho (Rondônia), are preparing to … Continue reading Brazil: Massacre Against Peasants is being Prepared; LCP Unmasks Farce of Rondônia Military Police