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The struggle is always necessary, because it and the strength that emanates from it that determines the evolution of events

Speech by Jerónimo de Sousa, General Secretary, Faro, Session “Álvaro Cunhal and the PCP”

The struggle is always necessary, because it and the strength that emanates from it that determines the evolution of events

First of all, I would like to thank you for your presence at this Public Session evoking the 107th. anniversary of the birth of Álvaro Cunhal, which, in this period of commemoration of the centennial of the Portuguese Communist Party, we decided to hold under the motto “Álvaro Cunhal and the PCP” and with it honour this central figure and major reference of our contemporary history.

Campaign against the “Avante!” Festival - They went as far as dishonesty allowed

by Jorge Cordeiro, Member of the Political Commission and Secretariat of the CC

Campaign against the “Avante!” Festival - They went as far as dishonesty allowed

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The holding of the “Avante!” Festival was the pretext for a gigantic reactionary operation that aimed to attack the PCP and above all to pave the way for limiting the exercise of the rights and freedoms of the workers and people, namely the right to resist the liquidation of their rights, as was seen with the campaign against May Day.

The October Revolution and the struggle today

Speech by Jerónimo de Sousa, General Secretary, Castanheira do Ribatejo, Vila Franca de Xira, Rally “The October Revolution and the struggle today”

The October Revolution and the struggle today

As we have always done, here we are, today in Castanheira do Ribatejo, in the municipality of Vila Franca de Xira, to signal and celebrate the Socialist Revolution of October 1917, in this year which marks its hundred and third anniversary.

We do this by renewing in this celebration our deep conviction that it remains in its liberating act and in its achievements as the seed of the future, as the great enterprise that continues to tell us that another world is possible.

We reject the authorization to declare a State of Emergency

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We reject the authorization to declare a State of Emergency

The use of a State of Emergency does not seem proportionate or adequate to the measures that the country needs to face the difficult situation it is going through.

The declaration of the State of Emergency proposed by the President of the Republic that today is discussed and voted on must be rejected for four essential reasons.

XXI Congress of the PCP

XXI Congress of the PCP

XXI Congresso do PCP
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João Ferreira's candidacy is necessary, indispensable, irreplaceable

Speech by Jerónimo de Sousa, General Secretary, Alhos Vedros, Moita

João Ferreira's candidacy is necessary, indispensable, irreplaceable

A warm and fraternal greeting to all of you who are here supporting João Ferreira in his candidacy for President of the Republic.

Greetings to the workers and people of Alhos Vedros and the municipality of Moita who, in these very difficult, complex and demanding circumstances, once again said present in this important battle to place as President of the Republic someone who guarantees to defend, comply and enforce the Constitution of the Portuguese Republic, who assumes the values it holds, who embodies its project, who wishes to resume the April paths that are enshrined in it.

For public control of CTT to serve the people and the country

Speech by Jerónimo de Sousa, General Secretary, Lisbon, Meeting with Organisations Representing CTT Workers

For public control of CTT to serve the people and the country

A greeting to all those who decided to be with us at this Meeting with organisations representing CTT workers "For public control of CTT to serve the people and the country.

A greeting we want to extend to all the workers of this multi-centennial company, this symbol of the response to an essential public service, this irreplaceable instrument for the cohesion of our country.

Workers symbolized in this mythical figure that was present in the most remote corners of the country, the postman who, as the singer said, always arrived from 9 to 10.

The defence and strengthening of the NHS is vital to guarantee the right to healthcare, with the implementation of an emergency plan for its strengthening

Speech by Jerónimo de Sousa, General Secretary of the PCP, Lisbon, Public Forum «Fight Covid-19, recover delays, ensure access to healthcare»

The defence and strengthening of the NHS is vital to guarantee the right to healthcare, with the implementation of an emergency plan for its strengthening

The holding of this Public Forum, within the scope of the national action promoted by the PCP: “Fight COVID-19, recover delays, ensure access to healthcare”, aims, at this stage of the development of the epidemic, to draw attention to the situation which is found in primary healthcare, fundamental in the fight against COVID-19, in the recovery of delays and in ensuring access for all Portuguese to health care.

Some of the problems that Primary Healthcare faces today are not due to the epidemic.