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BY Jim Byrne | Tucson, AZ | 1/12/23
On December 7, a month of people’s protests was kicked off when democratically-elected President Pedro Castillo, a former union educator and strike leader, was arrested by Peruvian armed forces in a coup by the oligarchy-dominated Congress.
BY staff | Peru | 1/04/23
Fight Back! interviewed Cristiano Mayta, a trade unionist in Peru on January 3 to learn more about the situation in Perú after the overthrow of democratically-elected President Pedro Castillo by an oligarchy-dominated Congress.
Coup, Peru
BY staff | Peru | 10/18/21
On October 14, Fight Back! interviewed Cristiano Mayta, a trade unionist in Peru, to learn more about an upcoming strike of Coca-Cola bottling plant workers.
Coca-Cola, Peru
BY Jim Byrne | Tucson, AZ | 7/21/21
After a record six weeks of ballot counting and false claims of fraud by right-wing candidate Keiko Fujimori, Pedro Castillo was officially announced the newest president of Peru, on the evening of July 19.
BY staff | Peru | 6/12/21
Fight Back! interviewed Cristiano Mayta, a trade unionist in Peru on June 10 as the country awaited the official results of the president election.
BY Jim Byrne | Tucson, AZ | 6/09/21
In an historic election, former elementary school teacher and union leader Pedro Castillo is winning the Peruvian presidential race.
BY Communist Party of Venezuela | Caracas, Venezuela | 4/10/18
The Communist Party of Venezuela (PCV) stated that the recent political conflicts in Brazil, especially the imprisonment of former president Lula Da Silva, should serve as a warning to the Venezuelan working people and popular movement of what can happen to democratic organizations and the people’s achievements when the right-wing and the oligarchy retake political power.
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