Showing posts with label Peru. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Peru. Show all posts

Monday, December 19, 2022

KKE condemns the murders of protesters in Peru — KKE condena los asesinatos de manifestantes en Perú

We condemn the murders of dozens of protesters in Peru

Solidarity with the popular movement and the Peruvian CP

The popular demonstrations that have erupted in Peru after the ouster of the social-democrat President Pedro Castillo and his replacement by Vice President Dina Boluarte, are facing a brutal murderous attack by the state repression mechanisms and the new government that enjoys the support of the majority of bourgeois parties, including the Free Peru party from which Castillo comes.

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Abimael Guzmán, leader of Peru's Shining Path, dies at 86

Abimael Guzmán, the historic leader of the Shining Path, died on Saturday at the age of 86 in Peru while serving a life sentence in the maximum security prison of the Callao Naval Base.

Also known by the name "comrade Gonzalo," Guzmán died due to a generalized infection at the Naval Hospital, where he was being treated for deterioration in his health.

A former philosophy professor, he had been serving a life sentence for terrorism and treason since 1992. In 1969 Abimael Guzmán and 11 others founded the Shining Path (Sendero Luminoso in Spanish), a guerrilla group of Maoist influences which tried to lead a "people's war" to overthrow Peru's bourgeois democracy. 

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Peruvian Communist Party leader Flor de María Gonzáles Uriola died

According to statement issued by the Central Committee Peruvian Communist Party (Partido Comunista Peruano), the Party's General Secretary Flor de María Gonzáles Uriola died on 25th November 2018 at Guillermo Almenara hospital in Lima. She was 68 years old.

The "Red Flor", as she was known among her comrades, was a congresswoman for the "Broad Front" coalition (Frente Amplio) in which the Peruvian CP participates.