Libyan Army Repositions Forces in the Axes South of Tripoli

The Libyan National Army spokesman, Ahmed al-Mesmari, announced that the army units will be repositioned in the axes south of Tripoli, as part of the confrontations against armed groups of the Tripoli-based “National Accord” Government. “LNA General Commander has ordered to reposition some of the axes in Tripoli, to new locations, and to new concentrations,…

May 1: Internationalist Call for a Global Anti-Imperialist Front

THIS MAY 1ST, WE FIGHT IMPERIALISM TOGETHER It has been 130 years since the international working class began demonstrating around the world to honor the Chicago martyrs and reaffirm their rights as workers. That workers’ demonstration in that American city in May 1886, which was repressed by the police, made it clear that the flags…

01 May 2020: Building Solidarity, Resistance and Hope Among Peoples

This #MayDay, as La Via Campesina, we reaffirm that workers’ rights are also peasants rights! Harassment observed in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic adds to the violence historically perpetrated against our peoples. The focus of the news on this pandemic should not make us forget the systemic and systematic violence against peasants and other…

Appeal: We the Peoples of the World

…to reaffirm faith in fundamental human rights, in the dignity and worth of the human person, in the equal rights of men and women and of nations large and small… – Preamble to the Charter of the United Nations The Preamble of the Charter of United Nations is clear and forceful; it is the voice…

Joint Call for International Cooperation in the Battle Against COVID-19

The Cuban Communist Party joined the international call for cooperation in the battle against the epidemic, which has claimed the lives of more than 50,000 people around the world. The text, signed by 230 political parties from more than 100 countries, recognizes that the Covid-19 has confronted us with the most pressing and serious challenge…

Indigenous Peoples, Coronaviruses, and Westernized Hypocrisy

Ollantay Itzamná Painting of natives sick with smallpox. Internet. For modernity, genocide and/or pandemic is such only if the victims are white, male, European or westernized. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), as of 18/03/20, there were 200 thousand people in the world infected by COVID-19, and more than 8 thousand dead as a…

Radicalize National Liberation

Adán Chávez Frías In 2012, Commander Chavez bequeathed us two great beacons for the continuation of our socialist construction: Plan de la Patria and the Golpe de Timón. The first, the continuity of the programmatic line of the revolution, following the same spirit of the socialist plans, but a more transforming vision. The second, a…

Always on the Roads of Africa: Interview with Óscar Oramas Oliva

Salvador López Arnal Ambassador of the Republic of Cuba to the Republic of Guinea, Mali, Angola, Sao Tome and Principe and the United Nations, as well as Director of Africa and Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cuba, Oscar Oramas Oliva was born in Cienfuegos on November 12, 1936 and holds a Master of Arts…

Declaration of the International Solidarity Mission of La Via Campesina in Venezuela

(Caracas, Friday 31 January 2020) The delegation of La Via Campesina composed of representatives from Europe, North America, South America and Central America together with popular journalists from Africa and South America, announce to the national and international community that we have concluded the First International Solidarity Mission in Venezuela, carried out from 20 to…

Sorrow Encourages the Struggle in Chile

Carlos Aznarez Photo: Javier Vergara Some say this is a revolution because everything is being transformed from its roots; others say this is a noisy, inter-class and even a plurinational revolt. Some even think an uprising of a new kind began last October betting on continuity to increase its strength. But the truth is that…