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

Brazil: Death of Historic Communist Militant Waldir Tavares

Editors’ Note: The following is an unofficial translation of “Falece o histórico militante comunista Waldir Tavares,” by A Nova Democracia (AND). We have added brief footnotes on some of the figures mentioned in the article. By Victor C. Bellizia On September 4, 2021, the historic communist militant Waldir Tavares died. At 91, comrade Waldir was surprised by a stroke that limited his activity, which he … Continue reading Brazil: Death of Historic Communist Militant Waldir Tavares

Brazil: Graffiti to Defend the Life and Health of President Gonzalo

Editors’ Note: The following is an unofficial translation of “Pichações defendem a vida e a saúde do Presidente Gonzalo” from revolutionary Brazilian newspaper A Nova Democracia (AND). By AND Newsroom We received in our newsroom a series of images that show graffiti carried out on the city walls of Brazil defending President Gonzalo’s life. These submissions came from supporters of AND and we will publish … Continue reading Brazil: Graffiti to Defend the Life and Health of President Gonzalo

A Nova Democracia: US Air Force Comes to Brazil to Train Brazilian Military to Operate in ‘Irregular Wars’

Photo: US military personnel land at Campo Grande Air Base in Mato Grosso do Sul to train Brazilian military personnel in combat typical of “irregular wars” (Source: Sd A. Soares/FAB) Editor’s Note: The following is an unofficial translation of an article by the Brazilian democratic newspaper A Nova Democracia: “Força Aérea dos EUA vem ao Brasil treinar militares brasileiros para atuarem em ‘guerras irregulares’” By Gabriel … Continue reading A Nova Democracia: US Air Force Comes to Brazil to Train Brazilian Military to Operate in ‘Irregular Wars’

Brazil: People’s Organizations Commemorate 26 Years of Peasant Resistance in Corumbiara

By Ben Robinson Across Brazil, people’s organizations commemorated 26 years of the peasant resistance in Corumbiara on August 9 with large events. The date marks the anniversary of the Battle of Santa Elina, also known as the Corumbiara Massacre, when thousands of peasants threatened with eviction seized land in an area known as the old Santa Elina farm in outside the municipality of Corumbiara, Rondônia … Continue reading Brazil: People’s Organizations Commemorate 26 Years of Peasant Resistance in Corumbiara

Brazil: Bolsonaro National Force, Military Police, and Gunmen Shoot at Peasants

Editor’s Note: The following is an unofficial translation of “Força Nacional de Bolsonaro, pm e pistoleiros atiram contra camponeses” from the revolutionary peasant newspaper Resistencia Camponesa in Brazil. By Resistencia Camponesa Police actions against peasant areas have intensified since the announcement of “Operation Rondônia,” using federal and state forces to repress the just peasant struggle in the region and particularly the combative and honorable peasant … Continue reading Brazil: Bolsonaro National Force, Military Police, and Gunmen Shoot at Peasants

Week in Struggle: July 23-29

India Three actions against enemies of the Indian people were carried out by suspected members of the People’s Liberation Guerrilla Army (PLGA), led by the Communist Party of India (Maoist). There are no reports of fatalities or injuries of PLGA forces regarding the three actions. On July 25, a battle ensued between reactionary security forces of the old Indian state and suspected PLGA members. Reporting … Continue reading Week in Struggle: July 23-29

Week in Struggle: July 16-22

India On July 10, members of the People’s Liberation Guerrilla Army (PLGA), led by the Communist Party of India (Maoist), targeted and wounded two police commandos; no losses were reported on the PLGA’s side. On July 12, a police informant was detained and shot by PGLA members. Brazil Dozens of banners were seen along highways and other heavy traffic areas in support of the League … Continue reading Week in Struggle: July 16-22

Brazil: Combative Peasant Protest Blocks Highway, Denounces Bolsonaro Government

By Ben Robinson On July 15, the National Front of Struggle (Frente Nacional de Luta) and the League of Poor Peasants (LCP, Liga dos Camponeses Pobres) organized a protest in the state of Minas Gerais, which included blocking a major highway with a flaming barricade. The peasant demonstration raised slogans against the genocidal government of fascist President Jair Bolsonaro, which has caused the death of … Continue reading Brazil: Combative Peasant Protest Blocks Highway, Denounces Bolsonaro Government

Austin: Activists Release Solidarity Video for Four Brazilian Peasant Political Prisoners

Editor’s Note: The following is a video created by Red Aid, a group of activists supporting political prisoners in the US and worldwide. The activists have made a solidarity statement to support the four Brazilian peasants who were arrested on May 21 in the western Amazon state of Rondonia, and who were denied release after a judicial hearing on June 29. The four young peasants, … Continue reading Austin: Activists Release Solidarity Video for Four Brazilian Peasant Political Prisoners