Mexican Military General Arrested on Drug Trafficking Charges

By Nélida Tello Former Mexican Secretary of Defense Salvador Cienfuegos was arrested at the Los Angeles International Airport on Thursday by Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) agents on drug trafficking and money laundering charges. The military general assisted the H-2 Cartel, extending protection to the cartel as well as military equipment to transport drugs. Cienfuegos served 48 years in the Mexican military and was appointed Secretary … Continue reading Mexican Military General Arrested on Drug Trafficking Charges

Austin: Support Committee Commemorates Ayotzinapa with Day of the Dead Ofrenda

By Nélida Tello On Sunday, October 10, the Tribune of the People Support Committee in Austin held a cultural event commemorating the sixth anniversary of the disappearance of the 43 Ayotzinapa normalistas (students training to be teachers) and other instances of reactionary violence of the Mexican state against the people. An ofrenda (memorial altar) was set up at the pulga (flea market) in the Montopolis … Continue reading Austin: Support Committee Commemorates Ayotzinapa with Day of the Dead Ofrenda

Mexico: Without Class Analysis There is No Women’s Emancipation

By Nélida Tello Last Friday, nongovernmental organization (NGO) Ni una Menos (Not One Woman Less) Mexico occupied the National Human Rights Commission (CNDH) in Mexico City, demanding justice for the women victims of sexual abuse, disappearances, and extrajudicial killings. This occupation, and the women’s protests before it, have failed to teach women how to fight against their biggest class enemies, namely US imperialism. Instead, women’s … Continue reading Mexico: Without Class Analysis There is No Women’s Emancipation

Mexico: Donation Campaign for Community Cultural Center in Honor of Fallen Revolutionary

By David Martinez Revolutionaries in Mexico have initiated a donation and solidarity campaign for a community cultural center in Oaxaca bearing the name of revolutionary Luis Armando Fuentes Aquino, also known as ‘Comandante Gato,’ who was killed in a paramilitary ambush in 2019. The campaign is being carried out by Corriente del Pueblo Sol Rojo (Current of the People Red Sun) and Las Vanders Collective. … Continue reading Mexico: Donation Campaign for Community Cultural Center in Honor of Fallen Revolutionary

Mexico: Ayotzinapa Normalistas Burn State Building, Demand Answers

By Nélida Tello On July 17, Ayotzinapa normalistas set fire to the Guerreo State Legislative Building along with a guard post on the premises during an action condemning President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s (AMLO) attempt to use the case of the 43 disappeared normalistas as a ‘smoke screen’ for COVID-19. More than 300 normalistas, students who attend rural teachers’ colleges, traveled from Ayotzinapa to Chilpancingo, … Continue reading Mexico: Ayotzinapa Normalistas Burn State Building, Demand Answers

Mexico: 15 Massacred, Over 30 Wounded Prior to Informative Assembly

By Felipe Vera  On June 21, 15 people were massacred and over 30 wounded in San Mateo del Mar in Oaxaca, Mexico on their way to an Informative Assembly led by the Union of Ikoots Agencies and Indigenous Communities. San Mateo del Mar, home to many peasants and indigenous people, such as the Ikoots, is located within the Tehuantepec Isthmus, which spans over several states … Continue reading Mexico: 15 Massacred, Over 30 Wounded Prior to Informative Assembly

Mexico: Protesters Against Police Brutality Storm State Building, Set Fire to Officer

By Nélida Tello Last weekend, three consecutive days of protests erupted in Guadalajara, Mexico in response to the police killing of Giovanni López, a 30-year-old construction worker, which surfaced after authorities attempted to bury the case and offer his family a $9,000 US dollar bribe in exchange for silence. After a month of negligence, the rebellions forced the state to arrest three police officers involved … Continue reading Mexico: Protesters Against Police Brutality Storm State Building, Set Fire to Officer

Statement From Corriente del Pueblo Sol Rojo #DrSernasPresentaciónConVida

The following is an unofficial translation of “Pronunciamiento de Corriente del Pueblo Sol Rojo #DrSernasPresentaciónConVida“ Two years have passed since May 10, 2018, when our comrade Ernesto Sernas García was seen for the last time in his home located in San Agustín de las Juntas, Oaxaca. Sernas García is a Doctor in Constitutional Law, a professor, an essayist, a lecturer and a lawyer. He has … Continue reading Statement From Corriente del Pueblo Sol Rojo #DrSernasPresentaciónConVida

The Real Virus: Imperialism and Bureaucratic Capitalism

This is an un official translation of the article “IMPERIALISMO Y CAPITALISMO BUROCRÁTICO: EL VERDADERO VIRUS” from the new revolutionary newspaper from Mexico, Periódico Mural. “If we only mobilize the people to carry on the war and do nothing else, can we succeed in defeating the enemy? Of course not. If we want to win, we must do a great deal more. We must lead the … Continue reading The Real Virus: Imperialism and Bureaucratic Capitalism