Bolsonaro and his supporters have gone nowhere—even if they have been weakened—and the government of Lula and Vice President Geraldo Alckmin is pursuing a policy of unity with the bourgeoisie.
On March 27, a humanitarian catastrophe occurred at a migration detention center in Ciudad Juárez, which resulted in around 40 deaths and more than 20 people being left in critical condition.
Ecuadorians went to the polls February 5 for municipal elections and to vote in an eight-question referendum called by the banker-president Guillermo Lasso. Lasso’s party came out of the municipal elections completely defeated.
The mass movement against the coup in Peru has reached that point that the ruling class fears across the globe: repression no longer works to cow the masses.
One month after the coup against president Castillo on December 7, the new illegitimate government of Dina Boluarte has used brutal police and army repression to put down protests, leaving 45 dead.
The January 8 invasion of the National Congress, the Planalto Palace, and the Supreme Court by Bolsonarista groups must be firmly repudiated and fought by the labor, popular, and student movements.
Mobilizations opposing the coup against President Pedro Castillo in Peru have put the government of the usurper Dina Boluarte on the ropes.
The political crisis has accelerated in Peru. President Castillo decreed the closing down of Congress, but was swiftly arrested by police. Congress then proclaimed his vice president as the new president.
The Peruvian oligarchy has removed Castillo, despite his promises to maintain the bourgeois constitutional regime. Peruvians must demonstrate that true power comes from the fist of the working class and poor peasants.
1.2 million people flooded the streets of Mexico City in response to Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s call for a march. It was a powerful show of strength by the Mexican people.
In Ontario, Canada, 55,000 education workers are waging an inspiring struggle against the rotten provincial government of Doug Ford.
Bolsonaro has been defeated at the polls, but “Bolsonarismo” is alive and kicking, and will have to be defeated in the factories and workplaces.