On Monday May 21, there was a foiled attempt against the life of comrade Abraham Rivas. Rivas is General Secretary of the National Union of Workers of Helados EFE (SINATRASOHE), a revolutionary Bolivarian activist and a supporter of the Marxist tendency Lucha de Clases.
On Monday, May 21, an armed person entered the EFE ice cream factory (part of the POLAR group) in Caracas and asked to see Abraham Rivas, the main trade union leader and a member of the Marxist tendency Lucha de Clases (Class Struggle). When confronted about his suspicious behaviour by Abraham and other workers, he was found to be carrying a gun.
Workers at the state-run bauxite and aluminium company Bauxilum in Ciudad Guayana, peacefully recovered the main access doors at the plant after it was violently and illegally closed by a right-wing union last Thursday.
As part of their efforts to engage with community activists through the grassroots “Legislature of the People”, Venezuelan government ofﬁcials met with labor union representatives from various industries in Caracas last Saturday to discuss reforms to the nation’s Labor Law.