Feb. 2011, SANTIAGO, Dominican Republic.- The Communist Party of Labour-PCT-call to its membership and the people to take to the streets to protest the high prices of goods and services to you and raise.
Yesterday, the PCT spoke to participate in the march of the park Las Palmas de Los Mina, convened by the Coalition MIUCA-Action for Change.
Manuel Salazar, secretary general of the PCT, urged his membership to the streets to protest the high prices on goods and services, and to demand a general wage increase.
He said it is a necessity to take the streets because no popular pressure the government will not take action on behalf of the majority.
Salazar believes that the movement in the streets should be the main thrust of the left and grassroots groups to demand the people’s demands. “For this government understands that there are people starving.”
He argued that one must take the streets on a civic, forceful and systematic, and make all public places accessible to protest against the economic measures the government has taken against the people.
“In each municipality of the country should develop street demonstrations every Friday, to generate a large mass movement that forced the government to respond to demands.” said the leftist leader.
Manuel Salazar, said that from now on every Friday a day of protest will happen at some point in the country in an organized and peaceful until the government and its officials understand that the bus will not go forward, but goes into reverse.