Luis Acre and the Movement Towards Socialism (MAS) have taken the 18 October 2020 election by storm according to official sources, winning 52% of the vote with his closest rival, the centre right candidate Carlos Mesa only receiving 31% of the vote.
Since the 5th of October, around 300 Brazilian soldiers and police have laid siege to and blockaded an alleged ‘Maoist’ camp of around 600 families in Camp Tiago dos Santos, in the vicinity of Porto Velho, with no one being allowed in or out.
The US government has announced that is planning to forge a new military alliance with countries in the Indo-Pacific area, initially starting with Japan, India and Australia.
The Communist Party’s International Commission has issued a briefing note on the current political crisis in Belarus and its wider international context.
The Communist Party of Britain has condemned Azerbaijan’s ‘unprovoked attack’ on Nagorno-Karabakh, its continuing assault on Armenia and the direct military involvement of NATO member Turkey
Yesterday (7 October 2020), after a monumental 5-year-long trial, it was announced that 68 members of the Greek Neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn have been sentenced for a multitude of criminal offences.
Yesterday (3 October 2020), the World Federation of Trade Unions celebrated 75 years since its foundation. On 3 October 1945 at the Palais de Chaillot in Paris, in a moment that has been indelibly engraved in the memory of the world labour movement, the largest international workers’ assembly until then took the decision to found the World Federation of Trade Unions. Challenge features below a statement released by WFTU marking the occasion.
For over a week, student-led school occupations have erupted around Greece as a response to the government’s disregard of safety measures for students and education staff in wake of the reopening of schools.
The World Peace Council has issued a statement on the growing crisis on the Azerbaijan-Armenia border.
Jeanine Anez, Bolivia’s quasi dictator since last year’s coup against elected President Evo Morales, has crashed out of the country’s upcoming 18 October election after being projected to receive only 5% of the vote in a recent nation wide poll.