National Issues

150 years of the Paris Commune - fighting for the emancipation of workers

Speech by Jerónimo de Sousa, General Secretary of the PCP, Lisboa, Public Session «150 years of the Paris Commune - fighting for the emancipation of workers»

150 years of the Paris Commune - fighting for the emancipation of workers

Party of the working class and all Portuguese workers, fully at the service of the Portuguese people and Portugal, Party of freedom, of democracy, of socialism, patriotic and internationalist Party, Party for the cause of social emancipation of workers and peoples from all over the world, Party of the communist ideal and project, the PCP could not fail to commemorate this memorable event of the struggle of the workers' movement that was the Paris Commune.

Garantir a rápida vacinação a todos

Speech by Jerónimo de Sousa, General Secretary of the PCP, Lisbon, Public Hearing «Guarantee rapid vaccination for all»

Garantir a rápida vacinação a todos

I would like to begin by thanking you for having accepted our invitation for this hearing, whose theme " Guarantee rapid vaccination for all" is very topical and has merited attention and a permanent intervention by the PCP.

The epidemic outbreak that the country faces poses a very significant set of health, economic and social problems of unquestionable seriousness that must be faced with responsibility and determination.

«Vaccines are a public good and should be at the service of Humanity! »

Speech by , Assembly of the Republic

«Vaccines are a public good and should be at the service of Humanity! »

Vaccines are a public good and should be at the service of Humanity

These are the tenets that should guide the government's decision and intervention, to give priority to life and not to the profits of the pharmaceutical multinationals.

Through the PCP’s initiative, the Assembly of the Republic is today debating a set of solutions that, if adopted and implemented, will allow the country to speed up vaccination, protect the health of citizens and enable a return to normal economic, social, cultural and sports activities, giving life back to the entire population.

Buy trains, increase the offer of transport and rebuild the productive apparatus

Speech by Jerónimo de Sousa, Secretário-Geral, Lisbon, Public Presentation «A plan to buy trains, increase the offer of transport and rebuild the productive apparatus»

Buy trains, increase the offer of transport and rebuild the productive apparatus

The starting point today is the national railway sector, its strategic character and the need to make the necessary investments for its modernisation and expansion. But we are here to talk about many more things, in concrete, to use this example as an illustration of the much that needs to change in Portugal if we want to tread the path of development and progress.

On the 45th anniversary of the Constitution of the Portuguese Republic

Statement by Jerónimo de Sousa, General Secretary of the PCP

On the 45th anniversary of the Constitution of the Portuguese Republic

On this April 2nd, we commemorate 45 years since the approval of the Constitution of the Portuguese Republic, one of the most beautiful and progressive constitutional texts in the world. This Fundamental Law resulting from the Revolution of April 25, 1974, embodied the principles and values of the freedom then achieved, corresponding to the deepest desires of the Portuguese people, and enshrined the revolutionary transformations carried out during the revolutionary process.

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March 6, 2021. Your Party is 100 years old

March 6, 2021. Your Party is 100 years old

100 years of life and struggle at the service of the people and the homeland.

100 years of struggle, with workers and people, to transform life and build the future.

The PCP and the 25th of April

Speech by Jerónimo de Sousa, General Secretary of the PCP, Porto, Session «The PCP and the 25th of April»

The PCP and the 25th of April

This year we celebrate the April Revolution, at a time when we also celebrate the Centenary of our Party and this week, on Friday, 45 years of the adoption of the current Constitution of the Portuguese Republic.

A thousand struggles on the path of April

Speech by Jerónimo de Sousa, General Secretary, Lisbon, National Youth Day «A thousand struggles on the path of April»

A thousand struggles on the path of April

Please receive a strong and warm greeting from the leadership of the PCP in this initiative of the Portuguese Communist Youth (JCP).

An embrace to each one of you, who is here, showing that, with all due care, it is possible to carry on our life in safety, extended as well to all Portuguese youth on this National Youth Day.

This is your day. And our, your Party, the Portuguese Communist Party, which has been the Party of the Youth since its founding a hundred years ago, is here to celebrate it with you.

Communiqué of the Central Committee of the PCP of March 21 and 22, 2021

Statement by PCP Central Committee

Communiqué of the Central Committee of the PCP of March 21 and 22, 2021

The Central Committee of the PCP stressed the importance and significance of the celebration of the Party's Centenary, analysed aspects of the development of the international situation, assessed the national situation and the necessary responses, the political framework and the struggle for the political alternative, and outlined the main lines of intervention of the Party, highlighting the response to the national situation, the development of the mass struggle and the strengthening of the Party.

Music, musicians and the epidemic: consequences and solutions

Speech by Jerónimo de Sousa, General Secretary, Lisboa, Hearing on “Music, musicians and the epidemic: consequences and solutions”

Music, musicians and the epidemic: consequences and solutions

I would like to start by thanking you for having accepted our invitation to be here at this hearing whose theme “Music, musicians and the epidemic - consequences and solutions”, is part of a broader intervention by the PCP in the culture sector. A hearing that has two main aims: to acquaint you with the assessment that we make of the culture sector in this context of epidemic and our proposals, and to listen to your opinions and suggestions for us to consider them in our intervention.