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Humala Wins Peru's Presidential Runoff (tags)
Defend This latest Victory in Latin America! (tags)
"Humala has pledged a revolution for Peru's poor majority, worrying business leaders and the European-descended upper classes. If elected, the ally of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez would be the latest in a string of Latin American leftists to come to power challenging U.S. policies."
Latin America fights neolibralism (tags)
Despite the murderous repression that the Pinochet regime was known for, thousands of Chileans took to the streets in mass demonstrations. With the economy collapsing, the fascist government was forced to rehire public sector workers and reinstitute many of the laws and programs in place before the coup.
Peru: An Upsurge of Strikes and Barricades (tags)
All through May the people of Peru built a powerful wave of struggle--isolating the corrupt government and shaking the rotten system that holds them in misery. Peru's President Toledo responded with bloody repression--imposing a fascistic "state of emergency" and unleashing his soldiers to kill people in the streets. As we go to press, this powerful upsurge is still shaking the country. The following report is based on mainstream press accounts.
Peru Supreme Court Upholds Lori Berenson's Sentence (tags)
The following was dated "Monday, February 18, 2002" and was addressed "To All Friends and Supporters of Lori Berenson." It includes the Press Statement released by Lori's parents.