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.

Speech by Jerónimo de Sousa, General Secretary of the PCP, Lisbon, Session "Renegotiation of the debt, condition for development and national sovereignty"

"Renegotiation of the debt, condition for development and national sovereignty"

Speech by Jerónimo de Sousa, General Secretary of the PCP, Lisbon, Session "Public management of the banking system, requirement for the development of national sovereignty"

"Public management of the banking system is the only way to guarantee that the public and national interests are protected”

Greetings to our guest and to all present in this seminar on «Public Management of the banking system, requirement for the development of national sovereignty», the first activity of a cycle which will run for the next two months and that means to approach debate and address some of the main constraints to the development of the country.

It is unquestionable that the country has been facing for a long time serious and complex problems which have been aggravated and have even progressively dragged the country into decline.

Quinta do Cabo already belongs to the Avante! Festival - A great success. An affirmation of confidence in the future.

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Quinta do Cabo already belongs to the Avante! Festival - A great success. An affirmation of confidence in the future.

The National Fund-raising Campaign «More space more Festival. Future with April», initiated on October 2014, with the objective of facing the expenses following the acquisition of the Quinta do Cabo in order the widen and value the Avante!

Reject the pressure and blackmail of the European Union

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Reject the pressure and blackmail of the European Union

The conclusions of the meeting of the College of Commissioners confirm the aim of adding new elements of pressure and blackmail on Portugal.

Beyond the media discussion about the existence or not of sanctions for excessive deficit - a consequence of the implementation of Budgetary Treaty approved by PSD, CDS and PS - what stands out in this process and this decision is the blackmail which aims to take further the process to condition the course of the Country in a direction contrary to national interests, the interests of the workers and Portuguese people.

PCP and the coup process in Brazil

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PCP and the coup process in Brazil

The coup process in Brazil has known, in the last hours, a new and dangerous development.