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Defend unwaveringly the interests of the people and the country - Reject the impositions and constraints of the European Union

Statement by João Ferreira, MP of the PCP in the European Parliament and member of the Central Committee of the PCP

Defend unwaveringly the interests of the people and the country - Reject the impositions and constraints of the European Union

1. The needs to respond to the epidemic outbreak of COVID-19, namely with regard to the urgent strengthening of the capacity of the National Health Service and measures to defend economic activities, employment and income of workers, their labour rights, demand with more pressing urgency that the country face and resolutely reject the constraints resulting from submission to the impositions of the European Union, which are not only at the root of the problems that the people and the country face, but hinder their resolution.

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«You can count on the PCP to resist difficulties and to defend rights»

Statement by Jerónimo de Sousa, General Secretary

«You can count on the PCP to resist difficulties and to defend rights»

I would like to share with you this feeling of unease that assails us in the face of the situation we are experiencing.

But also to affirm and share the hope that we will overcome the difficulties and dangers that we face, where words have to give way to action, preventive measures and clinical treatment that safeguard life, health and rights.

They ask us for how long. We are sure of only one thing: we will overcome this difficult moment.

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On the measures decided by the Government in the application of the State of Emergency

Statement by Vasco Cardoso, Member of the Political Committee of the Central Committee of the PCP

On the measures decided by the Government in the application of the State of Emergency

1- The country’s situation, in view of the developments of the COVID-19 epidemic outbreak, requires continued compliance with the guidelines recommended by Health authorities and which have deserved the widespread and exemplary understanding and acceptance by the Portuguese people, as well as measures to strengthen the response capacity of the National Health Service.

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On the request of authorization for declaration of state of emergency

Speech by

On the request of authorization for declaration of state of emergency

Mr. Speaker,
Mr. Prime Minister,
Ladies and Gentlemen Members of Parliament,

Under the Constitution and the law on the state of siege and emergency, the declaration of a state of emergency should not be decided on the basis of abstract or theoretical considerations, it requires the substantiated findings of the existence of an exceptional framework that can justify such a decision and the specifically identified measures that can only be implemented following that declaration.

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The COVID-19 epidemic outbreak - Short-term and medium-term repercussions, and the responses and policies that must be adopted to address them

Statement by Jorge Pires, member of the Political Committee of the Central Committee

The COVID-19 epidemic outbreak - Short-term and medium-term repercussions, and the responses and policies that must be adopted to address them

1. The COVID-19 epidemic outbreak confronting the country and the world naturally requires, as a priority, an appropriate set of prevention procedures, including health measures that must be strengthened. Public health services play a crucial role, accompanied at the same time by essential measures to enable the clinical response. The National Health Service must be strengthened, at all levels.

About the evolution of COVID-19 and the measures announced by the Government

Release by from the PCP Press Office

About the evolution of COVID-19 and the measures announced by the Government

1. Given the evolution of the COVID-19 outbreak, PCP considers the implementation of a set of preventive measures to be of the utmost importance, bur reaffirms the rejection of alarmism that cause a climate of agitation and disproportionate fear.

The current situation in Portugal demands that we all follow the set of guidelines issued by the public health authority, without fueling speculative reports or adopting measures on the sidelines of those defined by the competent authorities.

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Thousands of people for women's equal rights

Statement by Jerónimo de Sousa, General Secretary, Lisbon, National Demonstration of Women promoted by Democratic Women's Movement (MDM)

Thousands of people for women's equal rights

Injustices and inequalities continue to prevail, particularly in relation to women, whether at work, in the family, or in society. Therefore, this great demonstration, the degree of participation shows that women are not unmotivated, on the contrary, they fight every day for these rights in relation to their work schedule, in relation to their wages, in relation to their maternity and to paternity.

This demonstration is a clear response from those who feel, justly, wronged at work, in life, violence against women remains a reality.

Party of proposal and project, of the struggle for the patriotic and left-wing alternative, to respond to the country's structural problems

Speech by Jerónimo de Sousa, General Secretary, Lisbon, PCP's 99th anniversary rally

Party of proposal and project, of the struggle for the patriotic and left-wing alternative, to respond to the country's structural problems

A fraternal greeting, on behalf of the leadership of the Portuguese Communist Party, to all those who joined in the celebrations of its anniversary and when it is about to celebrate hundred years of a heroic life of struggle and conquest for new futures for the workers and our people. One hundred years almost completed, always with the prospect on the horizon, which it does not give up, materializing a land without masters, free from exploitation and oppression.

On the convening of the XXI Congress of the  PCP

Resolution by PCP Central Committee

On the convening of the XXI Congress of the PCP

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The Central Committee of the PCP, having met on February 29 and March 1st, decided the venue of the XXI PCP Congress, which will take place on November 27, 28 and 29, 2020, at the Peace and Friendship Pavilion, in Loures, under the motto: «Organise, Struggle, Advance - Democracy and Socialism»

1921-2021 - Centennial of the Portuguese Communist Party

Resolution by PCP Central Committee

1921-2021 - Centennial of the Portuguese Communist Party

Freedom, Democracy, Socialism
The future has a Party