Communiqué of the PCP’s Central Committee of October 28th 2018

Statement by PCP Central Committee

Communiqué of the PCP’s Central Committee of October 28th 2018

The Central Committee of the PCP, having met on October 28th 2018, debated aspects of the international situation and the European Union, assessed the domestic political, economic and social situation, as well as the development of the mass struggle, and defined lines of work and guidelines for activity and to strengthen the Party.
On the result of the second round of the Presidential elections in Brazil

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On the result of the second round of the Presidential elections in Brazil

The result obtained by the Bolsonaro candidature in Brazil’s presidential elections represents – coming in the sequence of the institutional coup d’Etat which deposed the legitimate President Dilma Rousseff in 2016 and the arbitrary arrest of Lula da Silva who was banned from running in the elections – an extremely serious development in the offensive against the rights of the Brazilian workers and people, which embodies a programme of intensified exploitation and assault on social rights, of an aggression against freedoms and democracy, of an abdication of national sovereignty and subordinati

On the result of the first round of the presidential elections in Brazil

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On the result of the first round of the presidential elections in Brazil

Contrary to the brutal campaign of manipulation of public opinion that in recent days pointed to Bolsonaro’s victory, he has been forced to contest a second round on October 28 with Fernando Haddad, who came out second with 29.3%.

 On the condemnation of the campaign of destabilisation and threats against Venezuela and in defence of the interests of the Portuguese community

On the condemnation of the campaign of destabilisation and threats against Venezuela and in defence of the interests of the Portuguese community

Vote presented by the Parliamentary Group of PCP at the Portuguese Parliament

Sitaram Yechury, General Secretary of the Communist Party of India (Marxist), in Portugal, at the invitation of the PCP

Sitaram Yechury, General Secretary of the Communist Party of India (Marxist), in Portugal, at the invitation of the PCP

The meetings, which were held in a fraternal spirit, allowed for a broad-ranging exchange of information on the situation in both countries and regions, as well as on several aspects of the international situation. A convergence and proximity of positions between both Parties was registered.

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"On the European Parliament’s decision on Hungary"

The PCP strongly denounces and condemns the attacks on democracy, social rights, fundamental freedoms and guarantees of the citizens in Hungary. But the PCP also rejects the fact that, under the pretext of this situation - which, moreover, portrays the policies of the EU itself - the European Union tries to pave the way to increase its threats, blackmail, impositions and sanctions against the States and their peoples.

Closing Rally of the «Avante!» Festival 2018

Speech by Jerónimo de Sousa, General Secretary, Atalaia, Amora, Seixal, Closing Rally of the «Avante!» Festival 2018

Closing Rally of the «Avante!» Festival 2018

Warmest greetings to all of you, to all the builders, participants and visitors of the 42nd edition of the Avante! Festival, who once again confirmed its nature and characteristics, in its solidarity dimension, of peace and fraternity, but also a Festival of April, of this April Revolution whose 45th anniversary we celebrate in 2019, with the dignity that is required of this Party that fought for April and this Festival which is of April, and will know how to project, its values and its transforming project that our Party programme enshrines for the construction of a Portugal with a future.

Opening Act of the 42nd. Avante! Festival

Speech by Jerónimo de Sousa, General-Secretary, Atalaia, Amora, Seixal

Opening Act of the 42nd. Avante! Festival

We have opened the doors of the forty-second edition of the Avante! Festival. We do it with great joy at seeing the result of a collective work erected inch by inch with the readiness and militant determination, with the willingness and passion of many friends of the Party, many friends of the Avante! Festival - who build, organise and enjoy it, and take it as their own, driven by the values of April, of solidarity, of peace, of social justice, of the struggle for a better life, for a free and sovereign country.

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Avante Festival 2018

Avante Festival 2018