The passing away of Mario Soares and the attempt to rewrite history

On the campaign that seeks to rewrite the recent history of Portugal, namely the April Revolution course, around the passing away of Mário Soares, former Secretary General of the Socialist Party, Prime Minister and President of the Republic, we published the note from the PCP and a text from the «Avante!».

Statement by the PCP Central Committee - Meeting of 17th December 2016

Statement by PCP Central Committee

Statement by the PCP Central Committee - Meeting of 17th December 2016

The Central Committee, meeting on December 17, 2016, analysed the XX Congress of the Portuguese Communist Party, adopted a resolution on the organisation of leadership work and defined a set of lines of work and tasks resulting from the guidelines adopted in the Congress. The Central Committee examined the latest developments of the international and national political situation.

Political Resolution of the XXth Congress of the PCP (Excerpts)

Political Resolution of the XXth Congress of the PCP (Excerpts)

Unanimously approved by the XX Congress

Closing speech of the XX Congress

Speech by Jerónimo de Sousa, General Secretary, Almada, XXth Congresss of the PCP

Closing speech of the XX Congress

On the verge of the closing of the XX Congress, we can say that we have successfully achieved the objectives we set ourselves.

Opening Speech – 20th PCP Congress

Speech by Jerónimo de Sousa, General Secretary, Almada, XXth Congresss of the PCP

Opening Speech – 20th PCP Congress

"In a time of uncertainties, but also of hope, let us live up to the demands that we must face, basing ourselves in the present, but thinking about the future!"

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On the demise of Fidel Castro

Statement by Jerónimo de Sousa, General Secretary, Press Statement

On the demise of Fidel Castro

On the demise of comrade Fidel Castro the Central Committee of the Portuguese Communist Party expresses its deep sorrow and conveys to the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba and through it to all the communists, the people of Cuba, to comrade Raúl Castro and the rest of Fidel's family, heartfelt condolences and solidarity of the Portuguese communists.

On the elections in the United States of America

Release by from the PCP Press Office

On the elections in the United States of America

The elections for President, as well as for the Senate and House of Representatives, in the United States of America have displayed the profound problems, contradictions and inequalities which permeate that country's society, and which are expressions of the deepening structural crisis of capitalism that affects in particular the world's biggest imperialist power.

Statement by the PCP's Central Committee Meeting October 31, 2016

Statement by PCP Central Committee

Statement by the PCP's Central Committee Meeting October 31, 2016

PCP's Central Committee, meeting on October 31, 2016, analysed the political situation and the development of the mass struggle, and examined aspects of the Party’s activity, strengthening and political initiative and also of the preparation of the XX Congress.

Contribution of the PCP at the 18th International Meeting of Communist and Worlers' Parties

Contribution of the PCP at the 18th International Meeting of Communist and Worlers' Parties

Contribution of the Portuguese Communist Party at the 18th International Meeting of Communist and Workers' Parties - 28th to 30th October, 2016, Hanoi, Socialist Republic of Vietnam

On the Free Trade Agreement between EU and Canada (CETA)

Release by from the PCP Press Office

On the Free Trade Agreement between EU and Canada (CETA)

The PCP values the position of the regional government and parliament of Wallonia, Belgium, of rejecting the “Comprehensive and Economic Trade Agreement” (CETA), a position which under the Belgian Constitution prevents its signature by the Belgian federal government, thus blocking the process aimed at the signing of this free trade and services agreement between the European Union and Canada.

Theses - Draft Political Resolution (Excerpts)

XXth PCP Congress

Theses - Draft Political Resolution (Excerpts)

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National Action

Release by from the PCP Press Office

National Action "Employment rights, production and sovereignty - Patriotic and Left-wing Alternative”

PCP launched on the past 29th, a National Action directed to the workers and people. This action will be accompanied by a poster and a national leaflet, and will carry out a set of initiatives among which a cycle of thematic debates addressing the issues of Social Security, Fiscal Justice, support for children and families, Precariousness, public investment and national production , and Housing.

Centennial of the October Revolution – Socialism, necessary today and for the future

Resolution by PCP Central Committee

Centennial of the October Revolution – Socialism, necessary today and for the future

The year 2017 marks the centennial of the October 1917 Socialist Revolution. The October Revolution is the major event in the historical process of emancipation of the exploited, the oppressed, the workers and the peoples, a process which has been marked by important revolutionary events from the days of primitive society, through slavery, feudalism and capitalism.