Call for a national strike in Peru

Call for a national strike in Peru

LIMA, January 18. – Neither the supposed “concession” of a promised earlier election nor the conciliatory tone of the speeches, which President Dina Boluarte denies with even more repression, have managed to stop the popular protests that today, Thursday, to the capital and fall with one of the General Federation of Peru’s workers (CGTP) called a national strike, the main demands of which are the holding of a Constituent Assembly and the resignation of the President and Congress.

As reported by Telesur, the details were finalized yesterday, Wednesday, while thousands of farmers headed towards the capital to take part in the mobilization, which will be mainly concentrated in Plaza 2 de Mayo, which is why various trade union and social organizations are also heading towards it Capital in the so-called March of the Four His.

For its part, the CGTP condemned the pressure exerted by the police to prevent a meeting of the National Assembly of Peoples from taking place.

The death toll from the repression is now estimated at around 50 and evidence has been voiced that the uniformed men are shooting to kill, attempting to hit deadly spots on their victims’ bodies.