50 years of the fascist military coup in Chile - A crime that cannot be forgotten
On September 11, 1973, exactly 50 years ago, a military coup, led by Augusto Pinochet, overthrew President Salvador Allende and his Government of Popular Unity, took power by force and imposed a brutal fascist dictatorship on the Chilean people. A heinous act that communists, and certainly other democrats, have the responsibility and duty to mark. Not letting fall into oblivion the brutal wave of violence that characterised the coup and horrified the Chilean people and the world.
Rally of the 47th. Avante Festival!
From here I salute the thousands who built, promoted and those who ensure the functioning of this great Festival, I salute the youth and JCP who make this remarkable collective construction, and rightly so, their Festival. I salute all the visitors, those who are always there, those who have returned and those who are here for the first time. Here you are at home and know that tomorrow we will be by your side, in different expressions of life, in the difficulties, in the dream, in the joy, in the fair struggles that we will carry out.
Yes to Peace! For a world free of nuclear weapons!
August 6, 1945 is a date that progressive and peace-loving forces around the world signal, so that the memory of the monstrous crime, which was the launching of the first atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima ( and three days later on Nagasaki), is not forgotten and learn from that tragedy, which caused thousands of deaths and suffering that lasts until today, lessons for the fight against militarism and war and for nuclear disarmament.
Presentation of the book “TAP Dossier: Resisting privatisations”
The book that we present here today is, and as its name implies, PCP’s contribution not only for resisting the privatisation of TAP, but also a clear denunciation of the tragedy of privatisations in Portugal. A tragedy sustained for years and years by a brutal ideological campaign aimed at public companies, seeking to convince the workers and the Portuguese people that what was theirs, built with their effort and work, should be delivered into the hands of capital.
«Amílcar Cabral was assassinated but his generous ideals did not die»19 January 2023
Tomorrow will mark 50 years since, on January 20, 1973, Amílcar Cabral, founder and Secretary General of the African Party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde (PAIGC), was assassinated in Conakry – capital of the Republic of Guinea and rear-guard for the popular struggle of the peoples of Guinea-Bissau and Cape Verde for their independence. Murdered by agents in the pay of the Portuguese fascist and colonialist regime.
The European Parliament instigates confrontation and war - the peoples want peace and cooperation19 January 2023
The European Parliament's resolution regarding the creation of a so-called «special tribunal for the crime of aggression against Ukraine», which is conceived to meet the interests of the USA, NATO and the European Union, is one more maneouvre that seeks to carry even further the policy of confrontation and war.
The PCP condemns the acts of a putschist nature against democracy in Brazil9 January 2023
The PCP vehemently condemns the acts of a putschist nature against democracy in Brazil, carried out against the institutions of federal power in Brasilia. The PCP calls for a full establishment of the facts by the Brazilian authorities and for the conviction and punishment of those who were responsible for instigating, promoting and directly taking part in these reactionary and putschist acts.
22nd International Meeting of Communist and Workers' Parties19 December 2022
“Solidarity with Cuba and all peoples in struggle. United we are stronger in the anti-imperialist struggle, together with social and popular movements, in the face of capitalism and its policies, the threat of fascism and war; in defence of peace, of the environment, workers' rights, solidarity and socialism” October 27 to 29, 2022, Havana, Cuba Comrades, It is with great joy that we salute the Communist Party of Cuba, which is hosting the 22nd. International Meeting of Communist and Workers' Parties (IMCWP) in Havana.
50th Anniversary of April 25 «April is more future»8 December 2022
The April Revolution is a major milestone in the history of Portugal, a realization of the people's will, an affirmation of freedom, social emancipation, sovereignty and national independence.
Communiqué of the Central Committee of the PCP of December 8, 20228 December 2022
The Central Committee of the PCP, meeting on December 8, 2022, evaluated the developments of the national and international situation; adopted the Resolution on the Commemorations of the 50th. Anniversary of the 25th. of April; defined priorities for the intervention and strengthening of the Party, in order to implement the conclusions of the National Conference.
People want peace - European Parliament incites confrontation and war23 November 2022
The resolution of the European Parliament, named “Recognition of the Russian Federation as a State that sponsors terrorism”, is part of the policy of confrontation and war that has been promoted in Europe, aiming at its worsening and continuation.
On COP 27 – United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change21 November 2022
Following the holding, in Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt, of COP 27 - Conference within the context of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, the PCP salutes all those who fight in defence of the environment and nature, in particular the youth, who have mobilised to denounce an unfair system that has worsened environmental problems and has shown its incapacity to solve them.
«Let us mobilise ourselves and others against injustices, and turn them into strength to fight»19 November 2022
Here we are a week after our National Conference. An initiative of remarkable success by our party collective, where we discussed, decided on lines of work, showed unity, cohesion and a steadfast determination to respond to the increased and serious problems that workers and our people are facing today. A moment of great importance and affirmation of the principles and nature of our Party.