Chilean Students Convene New Demonstrations

1 Santiago, Chile, Nov 21. -The Confederation of Students of Chile (Confech) called on Sunday a three-day protests to demand free universal education.A bi-national march will take place next Thursday, to be attended by university students from Colombia. A second march will be held on November 30 in all regions and national universities and a third demonstration is scheduled for

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Paraguayan Airport Workers to Go on Strike

1 Asunción, Oct 25. -The Paraguayan airport workers union is determined to stage a 10-day strike starting on Friday to demand the presidential veto to a draft bill that allows three airports of the country to be privatized.The strike will coincide with the opening of the 21st Ibero-American Summit on October 28 and 29 in Asuncion and Luque under the

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Chileans Take to the Streets Again to Demand Public Education

1 Santiago de Chile, Jul 14. -Students, professors, social organizations and citizens will lead yet another national march on Thursday to demand free and public education.Demonstrators will march from Plaza Italia, according to Camila Vallejo, president University of Chile Student Federation, on her Twitter account last night. The university leader confirmed that demonstrators would stick to their planned route and

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Egyptians Demonstrate, Demand Swifter Change

0 Cairo, Jul 8. -Five months after the uprising that overthrew Hosni Mubarak, Egyptians took over Tahrir Square on Friday to vindicate national pride with a mass demonstration to demand a speedier democratic transition. The "Friday of Persistence" mobilization actually began much earlier, judging by the chants, flags and banners that filled Cairo's emblematic square, as witnessed by Prensa Latina.

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Int’l Committee Arranges Details of Campaign for Cuban 5

0 Havana, May 4. -The International Committee to Free the Five Cuban antiterrorist fighters unjustly imprisoned in the United States is preparing to an international day of mobilization on Thursday to demand their release. "Let's demand that U.S. President Barack Obama use his powers under the U.S. Constitution to end that colossal injustice," the committee said in a press release.

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US Students in Cuba: Free The Five

5 Havana, May 11. -US students, who were granted scholarships in Cuba, are joining on Tuesday the claim by students from other countries in Camaguey province to demand the freedom of five Cuban antiterrorists that are imprisoned in the United States. Cassandra Cusack, Miami (Florida), Jessie Lucey, Los Angeles (California), and Nathaniel Kratz, Wyoming, declared their solidarity with the struggle

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