Tag: Latin America

A response from Venezeula

Dan Gent, writes from Venezuela having witnessed the events surrounding the opposition riots. It is offered as a comradely response to Mike Gonzalez's Letters from Venezuela. This piece was originally published on the Comrade Markin...

Brazilian workers paralyse refinery construction

Ali S reports from Brazil on the continuing strike by COMPERJ workers in Itaborai, Rio de Janeiro: "Radio Pẹo" Рa set of codified rumours between workers - has been central to the...

Mike Gonzalez: Second letter from Caracas

The mass movements have saved the revolution over and over again – in their mobilisations, in their defence of production, in their massive electoral support, and in their solidarity.

Is Venezuela burning? A letter from Caracas

Caracas is seeing an uprising of the middle classes and the rich. The working class neighbourhoods remain loyal to the government, but also deeply cynical about the extraordinary corruption of the heirs of Chavez.

Protest returns to Brazil

Thousands took to the streets to protest the cost of the World Cup at a time when public services are seeing no improvement despite economic boom in the country.