Peru: Peasants Set Fire to Imperialist Mining Facilities

Cover photo: Apumayo mine in Ayacucho set ablaze by peasants (Source: Apumayo) By Joan Hoch On October 29, over 500 Peruvian peasants invaded and set fire to the facilities of the Apumayo gold mine in Ayacucho, expropriating what they could. The same day, peasants also invaded the Breampampa mine, setting fire to and destroying a mechanical maintenance facility. In response to these and other similar … Continue reading Peru: Peasants Set Fire to Imperialist Mining Facilities

Brazil: Peruvian Reaction Wants to Investigate LCP for Honoring Chairman Gonzalo

Editor’s Note: The following is an unofficial translation of an article by Brazilian democratic newspaper, A Nova Democracia: Reação peruana quer investigar LCP por homenagem ao Presidente Gonzalo By Jailson da Souza The National Defense Commission of the reactionary Peruvian Congress approved investigating a peasant homage to Dr. Abimael Guzmán Reynoso, Chairman Gonzalo, organized in Rondônia [state in Brazil, -Ed.], as a “pro-terrorism” practice. The … Continue reading Brazil: Peruvian Reaction Wants to Investigate LCP for Honoring Chairman Gonzalo

Peru: PCP Graffiti for Chairman Gonzalo on Highway to Ayacucho

By Jakob Stein Graffiti signed by the Communist Party of Peru (PCP, Partido Comunista del Perú) was seen on Sunday with the slogan, “Eternal Honor and Glory to Chairman Gonzalo!” on the highway that connects the Ayacucho and Cuzco regions of Peru. The action was reported in the reactionary Peruvian press outlet Willax TV. Witnesses told Willax that the graffiti was painted at dawn and … Continue reading Peru: PCP Graffiti for Chairman Gonzalo on Highway to Ayacucho

Ecuador: Peruvian Agency Charges Ecuadorian Peasant with ‘Advocating Terrorism’

By David Martinez Last week, the Counter-Terrorist Directorate of Peru (DIRCOTE, Dirección contra el Terrorismo del Perú) charged an Ecuadorian peasant with “advocating terrorism” for making Facebook posts in support of the People’s War in Peru and Chairman Gonzalo (Abimael Guzman Reynoso), the leader of the Peruvian Revolution. The charge was made despite DIRCOTE having no jurisdiction in Ecuador, nor the Ecuadorian State having a … Continue reading Ecuador: Peruvian Agency Charges Ecuadorian Peasant with ‘Advocating Terrorism’

MPP: Firmly subject to the Great Leadership of Chairman Gonzalo and his almighty Gonzalo Thought to strive for the completion of the GRP!

Editors’ Note: We are publishing the following statement “Firmly subject to the Great Leadership of Chairman Gonzalo and his almighty Gonzalo Thought to strive for the completion of the GRP!” from Peru People’s Movement (MPP, Movimiento Popular Peru). Minor edits were made to improve clarity and readability. Note that GRP stands for the General Reorganization of the Party, which is occurring in the midst of … Continue reading MPP: Firmly subject to the Great Leadership of Chairman Gonzalo and his almighty Gonzalo Thought to strive for the completion of the GRP!

Communist Party of Peru Carries Out Armed Propaganda in La Esperanza

By Ben Robinson The Communist Party of Peru (PCP, Partido Comunista del Perú) carried out an armed agitation and propaganda action in La Esperanza. They raised a red flag emblazoned with the acronym “PCP” along with a hammer and sickle. Below the flag, a poster read, “Warning: If you continue to threaten the Party’s masses, you will be annihilated. The Party has a thousand eyes, a thousand ears. Long live … Continue reading Communist Party of Peru Carries Out Armed Propaganda in La Esperanza

International Day Of Action For Chairman Gonzalo (Updated)

Editors’ Note: The Communist Party of Peru and the Communist Party of Brazil (Red Fraction) issued a joint statement last month raising the call for an international day of action on September 24 to commemorate Chairman Gonzalo (Abimael Guzman Reynoso). The date represents the 29th anniversary of his historic Transcendental Speech, also known as the Speech from the Cage, which was delivered as the fascist … Continue reading International Day Of Action For Chairman Gonzalo (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

Brazilian People’s Organization Denounces Assassination of Chairman Gonzalo, Demands Dignified Burial

The Brazilian Center for Solidarity with the People (Cebraspo, Centro Brasileiro de Solidariedade aos Povos) released a statement on September 14 condemning the old Peruvian State’s assassination of Chairman Gonzalo (Dr. Abimael Guzmán Reynoso) through deliberate, criminal negligence towards his health and well-being. The organization is demanding that Chairman Gonzalo receive a proper burial after the old Peruvian State threatened to cremate his body. Chairman … Continue reading Brazilian People’s Organization Denounces Assassination of Chairman Gonzalo, Demands Dignified Burial

Honor and Glory to Chairman Gonzalo, Greatest Son of the International Proletariat

By the Editorial Board Chairman Gonzalo, also known as Dr. Abimael Guzman Reynoso, died on September 11 at the age of 86, following 29 years of a prolonged assassination by the old Peruvian State, backed by US imperialism. Chairman Gonzalo is the celebrated leader of the Communist Party of Peru (PCP, Partido Comunista del Peru) and the Peruvian Revolution. He is the greatest Communist of … Continue reading Honor and Glory to Chairman Gonzalo, Greatest Son of the International Proletariat