The following is an open letter from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia – People’s Army (FARC-EP) to the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR). The text is available in the original Spanish on the website of the FARC-EP, and is reposted here as translated by Pravda:
Although the Colombian government held the door closed to dialogue with the insurgency, sparked by an illusion of military victory and interference from Washington, we want to reiterate to the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) our unyielding desire to seek a political solution to the conflict.
Posted in Anti-War / Anti-Intervention, Colombia, Marxism-Leninism
Tagged Armed Struggle, counterinsurgency, FARC-EP, Plan Colombia, Protracted People's War, Revolution, Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia - People's Army, UNASUR, Union of South American Nations
The following article is from Aljazeera:
In Cauca, Colombia is still at war. You find trenches in every corner, tanks, Blackhawk helicopters and lots of soldiers. Fighting takes place here almost every day and people have gotten used to it. More than that, they are certain that on election day there will be attacks.
The following article is from MYREPUBLICA.com:
KATHMANDU, May 13: In the aftermath of the Maoist-called ´indefinite´ strike which ended up lasting for the entirety of six days, many contentious issues with regards to the roots of the party´s supports were raised. While the party leadership, namely the Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal claimed that the urban population of Kathmandu was branding the supporters a variety of things, and while the media itself indeed played a role in this portrayal; the supporters in the streets did not comprise of solely uneducated and rural masses that flooded into Kathmandu for the strike.
The following statement by the Communist Party of the Philippines is from the website of the National Democratic Front:
With the reactionary elections coming to a close, it now appears that the Philippine neocolonial state will be headed next by Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III.
Posted in Electoral Politics, Imperialism, Marxism-Leninism, Philippines
Tagged Benigno Aquino III, Communist Party of the Philippines, Gloria M. Arroyo, Hacienda Luisita Massacre, National Democratic Front of the Philippines, neocolonialism, Noynoy Aquino, Oplan Bantay Laya, Philippine elections, Protracted People's War, Revolution