Union victory in Prosegur Peru

A new court decision has reinstated four members of the Prosegur Union in Peru (SPP in Spanish) who were fired by Prosegur two years ago, when they stopped their activities in response to labor problems, disproportionate sanctions for union members, and refusal of the general manager of Prosegur at that time, García Proaño, to engage in dialogue, rejecting the union’s request. After this, Prosegur didn’t renewal the labour contracts of 43 workers.

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G4S workers in Peru are going without pay

Workers who returned to their jobs after being suspended from work have not received their salary Several G4S workers, many represented by the G4S National Workers Union of Peru, came back to the job for 16 days without being paid for the work done. The company stated in a letter to the union that “wage payment corresponding to the aforementioned period was included in the June 2020 pay, due to an involuntary error in the payment system that erroneously made the disbursement”. But it is the workers are paying the price for the company’s administrative…

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Venezuelans run over in Peru tell their story

On May 1, different domestic and international media reported three Venezuelan citizens died and five were injured after a water truck ran them over in the Republic of Peru while they were sleeping on the side of a road that was allegedly blocked in the province of Barranca. Forced by harsh economic, social conditions, and after being evicted from their residences due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the victims were part of a group of 12 Venezuelans who decided to return to the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela on foot from Lima,…

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FTCCP in the fight for the eradication of neoliberalism and COVID-19

With serious difficulties generated by the COVID-19 pandemic, which has led to the paralysis of all work activities and social distancing, the Federation of Civil Construction Workers of Peru held the II National Assembly of Delegates (Online) on May 30, with the participation of 140 delegates, leaders of the National Directive Council and the general secretaries of the Civil Construction Trade Unions affiliated with the FTCCP.

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Xenophobia acts against Venezuelans in Peru are aggravated

The lack of employment and labor exploitation, of which Venezuelans who migrate to Peru are victims, the acts of xenophobia are added aggravating the situation to the extent that they are encouraged and allowed by Peruvian government authorities. Recently, the video in which the young Venezuelan girl, Oriana Rosa Pérez, 20, was wildly beaten by simply be walking down the street at 3:30 in the morning in Cajamarca, a province in the northern highlands of Peru has become viral.

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Head of Peruvian Communist Party passes away

Flor de María Gonzales Uriola, the General Secretary of the Peruvian Communist Party, died on November 25, at 68 years of age, in the Peruvian capital, Lima.  She had been suffering from respiratory problems for a while. Flor de María Gonzales, who became General Secretary in 2017, was the first woman to head the Communist Party.  She also was a congressional representative for the Frente Amplio (Broad Front), a coalition to which the Peruvian Communist Party and other left-wing parties belong, but her illness prevented her from taking her seat,…

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Revolucionarios venezolanos en cita de partidos comunistas de América Latina

Ante un auditorio abarrotado de público, y en presencia de 19 delegaciones de Partido Comunistas y Revolucionarios de América Latina y el Caribe congregados en Lima, el Vicepresidente del Partido Socialista Unido de Venezuela Rodrigo Cabezas, expresó el saludo del Presidente del Gobierno Bolivariano de Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro Moros. Haciendo uso de la palabra en el acto inaugural del certamen, celebrado la noche del viernes 26 del presente en los amplios salones de la Derrama Magisterial; el dirigente venezolano expresó su satisfacción por la convocatoria a un  evento orientado a…

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