Sunday, 18. March 2018

Communists in Brazil vehemently condemn brutal murder of socialist Councilwoman Marielle Franco struggling for women's rights and against police brutality.

Councilwoman Marielle Franco from the Socialism and Freedom Party (PSOL) and driver Anderson Pedro Gomes were assassinated on March 14 in Rio de Janeiro. Marielle Franco was known for the struggle for women’s rights and against police brutality.

She was the president of the women's rights committee of the City Council of Rio. The armed assault that took place on Wednesday night killed Marielle and her driver while an advisor, Fernanda Chaves, survived the attack and was hospitalized.



pcvThe XIVth National Conference of the Communist Party of Venezuela (PCV) expressed its support for the candidacy of Nicolas Maduro in the presidential elections of April 22.

 The XIVth National Conference of the Communist Party of Venezuela (PCV) convened its closing session in Caracas on February 26.With the participation of President Nicolas Maduro, it is declared that a unitary programmatic agreement is signed between the PCV and United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) and that the PCV will give support for Maduro's reelection in the presidential elections of April 22.

I think it’s important from a start to realize that the crisis conditions in Puerto Rico in the wake and aftermath of hurricanes Maria and Irma, were not brought about extraneously this past fall, but are rooted in the systemic inequalities that were already in place and were the root cause of the humanitarian disaster that’s grown and intensified since the back-to-back Category 4 hurricanes decimated the island.

Prensa LatinaThe controversial Lima Group, made up of governments opposed to the Venezuelan administration, will launch here a new attack on the election in that country, in line with the stance of the opposition and the United States.

A report from the local Foreign Ministry says that the group will make again a new incursion into Venezuela's domestic policy and a will issue a new statement against the government of President Nicolas Maduro.

Sinn Féin’s spokesperson on Foreign Affairs, Seán Crowe TD,has outlined his deep concern for the political process in Colombia after the FARC had to suspend their political campaigning for the upcoming Congressionaland Presidential elections due to attacks on their campaign.

Deputy Seán Crowe said: “It is clear that the Colombian Government is failing toprotect political and community leaders from deadly attacks from right wingparamilitaries.

pcchileCP of Chile expresses solidarity with the people of Brazil and the Workers’ Party, condemning the court decision against Lula’s candidacy.

The decision of the regional court might prevent the candidacy of former president Lula da Silva in the presidential elections in October of this year.

In the statement, the CP of Chile stresses that the decision against former president Lula is groundless and its main purpose is to try to prevent his presidential candidacy.

jcvThe National Executive Commission of the Central Council of the Communist Youth of Venezuela (JCV) informs the public that on December 27th, in the afternoon, our comrade Ali Jimenez – member of the National Direction of the JCV and well respected Communist militant – was granted his freedom.

Jimenez had been arrested the past December 21st by the security forces in the Las Palmas Sector in the city of San Juan de los Morros in Guarico State together with eight other citizens from the community, who were exercising their right to protest against inefficiency of the mechanisms of food distribution.

At the end of 2017 and while imperialists and their international organizations boast about a globalized economy which, step by step, overcomes global capitalist crisis, the Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) figures refute the statements of imperialists and multinationals’ representatives, especially in the Latin America region.

However, the figures concerning hunger in Latin America and the Caribbean are revealing. According to the FAO Regional Office, hunger is on the rise in Latin America and the Caribbean. The number of people suffering from hunger increased by 2,4 million from 2015 to 2016, reaching a total of 42,5 millions, according to the State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2017.

Real time web analytics, Heat map tracking

Your experience on this site will be improved by allowing cookies