On the Final Peace Accord in Colombia

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On the Final Peace Accord in Colombia

On the Final Peace Accord in Colombia

PCP values the the signing of the Final Peace Accord in Colombia, on August 24th, and the successful process of peace conversations, held in Havana, since 2012, between the Government of Colombia and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia - People's Army (FARC-EP), valuing the solidarity of the Government of Cuba, as well as the commitment of the Government of Norway and other countries that accompanied the negotiations.

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Greeting to the participants in the special Day of Work at the 40th Avante! Festival

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

Greeting to the participants in the special Day of Work at the 40th Avante! Festival

Greetings to you all, to the builders, to those who organise, conceive and project, to those who disseminate the Avante! Festival, who sell EPs - Permanent Entry Tickets - and raise their militancy, and transform it into a unique human realisation, in a Festival of the Youth, in a Festival of April and its political, social, cultural, brotherly and internationalist solidarity values, where there is a place for all those who come in goodwill.

Jerónimo de Sousa met José Ramon Balaguer

Jerónimo de Sousa met José Ramon Balaguer

Jerónimo de Sousa, General Secretary of the PCP, met with comrade Jose Ramon Balaguer, Secretary for International Relations of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba, while in transit through Lisbon on his return to Cuba, after having represented the CPC at the VII Congress of the MPLA, held in Luanda.

PCP at the MPLA' Congress

PCP at the MPLA' Congress

At the invitation of the MPLA, the PCP was present at the VII Congress of this Party, represented by Rui Fernandes, member of the Political Committee. PCP was invited to address the Congress delegates.

Message of Jerónimo de Sousa to Fidel Castro

Message of Jerónimo de Sousa to Fidel Castro

Jerónimo de Sousa sent a message to the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution wherein he values his «life as a revolutionary and communist entirely dedicated to the struggle for freedom, sovereignty and social progress of his people and the liberating cause of workers and peoples throughout the world», and sends, «as an expression of great appreciation and admiration, the salutations of the Portuguese communists, along with the wish that he continue to give his valuable contribution towards the cause of peace, friendship and solidarity with the peoples of Latin America and the Caribbean and worldwide».

Hiroshima never again!

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Hiroshima never again!

August 6, 1945 is a date that progressive forces and peace lovers from around the world signal, not to forget the memory of this monstrous crime that was the launching of the first atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima (and three days later on Nagasaki) and draw from this tragedy, which caused thousands of deaths and suffering that continues to this day, lessons for the struggle against militarism and against war and for nuclear disarmament.

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Presentation of the 40th. «Avante!» Festival

Excerpts from statement by Alexandre Araújo, Member of the Secretariat of the Central Committee of the PCP

Presentation of the 40th. «Avante!» Festival

"This is the 40th. Avante ! Festival, which takes place on September 2,3 and 4 at Atalaia, Amora, Seixal, 40 years after having started on this path, in 1976 at FIL, this path of a unique Festival, open to all, where music, art and culture are constantly present, a Festival of work and militancy made possible after the conquest of Democracy and Freedom."

On the ECOFIN decision and blackmail of the European Union against Portugal

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On the ECOFIN decision and blackmail of the European Union against Portugal

The decision of the Economic and Financial Affairs Council of the European Union (ECOFIN) to continue the "excessive deficit procedures" against Portugal constitutes an unacceptable attack on the rights and living conditions of the Portuguese people, an affront to national sovereignty, to democracy as enshrined in the Portuguese Constitution and the will of the Portuguese people.

Yes to Peace! No to NATO

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Yes to Peace! No to NATO

As the NATO Summit begins today in Warsaw, Poland, PCP alerts to the serious aims of increasing warmongering action by this aggressive political-military bloc led by the US.

No more submission to the European Union and the Euro on behalf of the workers' interests, the people and the country's development

Speech by Jerónimo de Sousa, General Secretary, Queluz, Sintra, Rally «No more submission to the European Union and the Euro»

No more submission to the European Union and the Euro on behalf of the workers' interests, the people and the country's development

Communiqué by the Central Committee of the PCP, June 25-26, 2016

Statement by PCP Central Committee

Communiqué by the Central Committee of the PCP, June 25-26, 2016

The Central Committee of the PCP, meeting on June 25 and 26, 2016, analysed the country’s political and social situation and the recent developments in Europe and in the world. The Central Committee of the PCP, highlighting the intense and diverse political intervention of the PCP stresses the positive results achieved in the context of the new phase of national political life and calls for the development, broadening and intensification of the mass struggle.

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On the victory of the exit from the European Union  in the referendum held in the United Kingdom

Statement by João Ferreira, Member of the Central Committee and MEP, Lisbon, Press Conference

On the victory of the exit from the European Union in the referendum held in the United Kingdom

“The release of the country from submission to the euro, condition for development and national sovereignty”

Speech by Jerónimo de Sousa, General Secretary of the PCP, Lisbon, Session “The release of the country from submission to the euro, condition for development and national sovereignty”

“The release of the country from submission to the euro, condition for development and national sovereignty”

First a word of appreciation on the debate promoted here today with many speeches that have and will enrich the legacy of reflection and intervention by the PCP on issues related to the euro. Special thanks to the contributions of Professor João Ferreira do Amaral and Professor Jorge Bateira who agreed to share with us their thoughts, joining other economists from our country who have been present in other initiatives that we have promoted on some central issues that we face and the necessary answers we need to give.