National Sections of the L5I:

Fight neoliberalism in Peru

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In June 1990, Alberto Fujimori won the presidential election and began to rapidly impose an IMF austerity programme that saw huge reductions in public spending, a massive fall in real wages and an unprecedented slump.

This is a translation from an article by Poder Obrero, the Peruvian section of the LRCI. The article was written in November 1990.

Starvation and repression in Peru