Friday, 21. September 2018

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  1. Granma Internationaloffers a series of images of Fidel’s historic visit to theDemocratic Republic of Vietnam in 1973

  2. The meeting saw an exchange on the state of bilateral relations between Cuba and the U.S. and issues of common interest

  3. Pulang saludo sa iyo Ka Jacob (Ka Jecko) Rodinas. Walang hanggang papuri at pasasalamat sa iyong matapat at militanteng paglilingkod sa sambayanang Pilipino hanggang sa iyong huling hininga.

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  4. Today, September 21, 2018 let us commemorate the 46th anniversary of the declaration of the dictator Marcos’ martial law by strengthening our fight against Duterte’s martial law in Mindanao and its widespread tyranny elsewhere in the Philippines.

    The post Unite and oust the dictator US-Duterte regime appeared first on NDFP.

  5. Having tried and failed to jail opposition Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV by way of a badly scripted scheme to void his amnesty, Rodrigo Duterte and his dirty band are once again raising the destabilization bogey in a desperate bid to wring some benefit out of their latest fiasco.

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  6. The José Martí Cultural Society has 14,877 active members, grouped in 1,061 clubs, and promotes values like patriotism, solidarity, respect for diversity, anti-racism, and peace, among children, adolescents, and youth, via serious, objective study of the nation’s history

  7. As part of his work agenda last week, the President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers reviewed progress being made on agricultural, energy, and tourism plans, which he is checking on regularly, given their importance to the country’s development

  8. The thousands of delegates in a spirit of enthusiasm and in a traditional way celebrated the successful accomplishment of their Congress.  
  9. NDFP presentation to the International Peoples' Tribunal PH held in Brussels.

    The post Duterte must be held responsible – Jalandoni appeared first on NDFP.

  10. In a recent check on the progress of the hydraulic program, carried out by the President of the Councils of State and Ministers Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, the Director General of Integrated Project Management at the Diversion Engineering Services Enterprise, Roberto Pupo Verdecia, explained that with the completion of the stretch between the Mayarí and Birán reservoirs, the irrigation of just over 2,055 hectares of the 12,800 of this stage has already been secured

  11. The recent TUC conference in Manchester marked a small but significant shift to the left, Communist Party trade union organiser Andy Bain told his party's Political Committee on Wednesday evening.

    He welcomed resolutions on the economy, privatisation, precarious and low-paid work, a 'New Deal' for workers, public sector pay, social security and universal credit, the Grenfell Towers and Windrush scandals, a national education service, sexual harassment and fracking.

  12. The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) and all revolutionary forces extend full support to the mass demonstrations slated for tomorrow, September 21.

    The post On September 21 protests appeared first on NDFP.

  13. The Chilean playwright cedes performance rights to Cuban director Tony Arroyo

  14. Ikinalugod ng rebolusyunaryong mamamayan ng Quezon ang hatol na ibinigay ng Bulacan Regional Trial Court sa kriminal at berdugong si Jovito Palparan, kahapon, September 17, 2018.

    The post Hinggil sa hatol na maysala ang berdugong si Palparan appeared first on NDFP.

  15. During the process of investigating the accident that occurred near Havana’s José Martí International Airport on May 18, 100% of the information in the technical parameters box and 90-95% of the audio have been recovered

  16. The 13th COSATU National Congress continues its works for the third day with fruitful exchanges among the COSATU affiliates. The WFTU General Secretary, George Mavrikos, addressed the Congress, and welcomed COSATU home, at a historical moment for the South African and the world militant trade Union movement, when COSATU decided for full membership with WFTU.   Below he speech of WFTU GS: Dear friends and comrades, brothers and sisters, Revolutionary salute from the five continents. I am conveying to you here the solidarity and internationalism of the big class-oriented family of WFTU. On the behalf of our 100 million members, we are expressing to you our respect, estimation and comradeship. Brothers and sisters, We live in a period where the financial situation for the World Working...
  17. Duterte is delusional by claiming that he shall have destroyed the CPP-NPA and the entire revolutionary movement of the people by the middle of next year.

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  18. Bomb threats sent through text messages yesterday claimed that a bomb was planted by the New People's Army (NPA) in Mapua University yesterday. A similar threat was received today in the Univerity of Sto. Tomas. The threats disrupted classes and work in the campuses.

    The post On bomb-scares in Manila schools appeared first on NDFP.

  19. In Cuba, the National Institute of Sports, Physical Education and Recreation has established laboratories with a variety of technologies to more effectively manage athletes’ training and improve performances

  20. During the 2nd day session, rich discussions among the COSATU affiliates take place on the basis of the report earlier presented by COSATU President. A meeting among WFTU President Mzwandile Michael Makwayiba, WFTU General Secretary c. George Mavrikos and cadres from trade unions NEHAWU, NUM, POPCRU and CEPPWAWU as well as various bilateral meetings with other trade unions were realized.
  21. Cuba’s Deputy Foreign Minister led a delegation to participate in the 49th Pacific Islands Forum, held in the Republic of Nauru, earlier this month

  22. A destructive cyber attack on the Spanish Cubainformación TV website was condemned by the Union of Cuban Journalists and the Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples

  23. After the first day’s works all affiliates of COSATU celebrated the Congress adjournment. At the same time, the WFTU delegation composed by its GS, cde G. Mavrikos and by cde Lulamile Sotaka, coordinator of WFTU regional office of English speaking Africa and WFTU Presidential Council member met with the delegation of South African trade union ULEMASA, recently affiliated to WFTU, and discussed on the situation of Embassies and other international organisations employees in the country.
  24. The 13th National Congress of COSATU starts its works today with great enthusiasm and the participation of more than 2.500 thousand workers. A WFTU delegation, headed by its General Secretary, c. George Mavrikos is participating in the Congress, where the COSATU organisations NEHAWU, NUM, POPCRU and CEPPWAWU have a mass represantation. The Congress will continue its works until September 20th.
  25. The WFTU General Secretary George Mavrikos has arrived in South Africa to take part in the 13th COSATU Congress, below photos with the COSATU delegates. Photos
  26. The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) and all revolutionary forces join the Filipino people in celebrating the conviction earlier today of Gen. Jovito Palparan by the Malolos Regional Trial Court for kidnapping and serious illegal detention over the enforced disappearance of UP activists Sherlyn Cadapan and Karen Empeño in 2006.

    The post On the conviction of General Palparan appeared first on NDFP.

  27. Lubos inaanyayahan ng NDFP Negotiating panel sa pamamagitan ni Chairman Fidel Agcaoili ang House Resolution 1803, sa kaniyang opisyal na pahayag noong September 13, 2018. Ayon sa NDFP “isa itong positibong hakbang sa pagpapanawagan sa iba't-ibang sektor at grupo para mabigyan daan ang peace negotiation sa pagitan ng NDFP at GRP sa pamamagitan ng ipinasang resolution ng House Special Committee on Peace, Reconciliation and Unity noong nagdaang September 12, 2018. Dagdag pa ni Agcaoili, ito'y isa ring mapag-anyayang hakbang ng House Special Committee sa paghikayat kay Pres. Duterte sa mulig pagbalik sa negotiating table and work towards a just and lasting peace.”

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  28. On September 16th, a delegation of the WFTU participated in the debate organized by the Federation of Trade and Services of the CGT, within the framework of the “Humanité” newspaper, which was held in Paris, from September 14 to 16 . During the debate, the delegates of the WFTU took the floor, highlighting the historic common trajectory of the working class in France with the international class-oriented trade union movement. During the meeting, Palestinian activist Ahed Tamimi was also present, thanking the class trade unionists for their contribution and internationalist solidarity.
  29. The conclusion of the FISE Meeting for teachers which took place in Sri Lanka marks the start of a new phase for the class-oriented teachers’ trade union movement in the Asia continent. The meeting took place on September 14th, 2018, with the presence of the WFTU General Secretary and two FISE vice-presidents, under the theme “The Resolutions of the FISE Congress that took place with great success in Mexico and the priorities for the trade unions in education”. During the meeting, 35 elected delegates from Asia discussed the challenges that are faced by the teachers in the region and the role of the class trade union in the implementation of the Mexico resolutions in the Asian continent. Concluding their meeting, in a decisive spirit, the delegates determined specific...
  30. Forty-five years have passed since the September 11 when Chilean President Salvador Allende died in a military coup led by General Augusto Pinochet

  31. The right wing offensive in Latin America and the Caribbean demands that the left develop a “counter plan” in accordance with Martí’s ideas

  32. After two days with militant spirit, class analysis and productive discussions more the more than 150 delegates from 30 countries adopted the resolutions and elected the new leadership of the TUI at the last session of the Congress. Subsequently, a mass event took place, in the framework of the Congress’ activities, with the participation of the congress delegates and hundred workers from the area of Kerala. During the mass event, the leadership of the WFTU and TUI Chemistry-Energy Industry Workers addressed the participants, underlying the results of the Congress discussions and the basic fundamental principles of the World Federation of Trade Unions.
  33. The event will take place on 27 and 28 February 2019 in the city of Bogota, Colombia. Comrades, It is a great pleasure to appeal for your attendance to the forthcoming Second Congress – we are sure it will be a successful event – of the tenth TUI (the most recently created) of the WFTU, that of the most veteran trade unionists. Pensioners and Retirees´ TUI was born by agreement of the 16th Congress of the WFTU held in Athens on April of 2011, by incorporating Comrade George Mavrikos, as Secretary General, to the congressional conclusions, the proposal made by the Spanish state delegation concerning this matter. Before this, between the proposal and its collective acceptance, Comrade Mavrikos proposed a gathering of all Pensioners and Retirees actually attending the 16th Congress of the...
  34. A well attended TUC fringe meeting in Manchester heard the case for a 'People's Brexit' on Tuesday evening.

    Local Labour MP Graham Stringer made clear his opposition to right-wing neoliberal policies whether they came from pro- or anti-EU Tory MPs. In particular, he defended his decision not to support a Commons amendment from Tory pro-EU rebels that would have limited the ability of a future British government to reform VAT.

    Theresa May's government only narrowly won the vote. A subsequent attempt in Mr Stringer's constituency party to censure the MP was heavily defeated.

  35. Only 40 countries have won more than 10 gold medals in the Olympics, and Cuban women have won 12

  36. This pamphlet is an output from the Communist Party trade union school in May 2018 and aims to play a part in the necessary shift in class forces to bring about progress for the vast majority, who work for a living or are available to do so, in a socialist Britain.

  37. The Communist Party of Canada welcomes today’s Federal Court of Appeal ruling which overturns the federal government’s approvals to build the Trans Mountain expansion project. This decision builds upon decades of legal and political struggles by Indigenous peoples in British Columbia and across Canada; it is truly a historic victory over the resource extraction corporations [...]
  38. On Labour Day 2018, the working class faces many crucial challenges: the growing chasm between rich and poor, the ongoing austerity assault against working people, a gender pay gap which never gets narrower, the twin threats of imperialist wars and deadly climate change, and the looming possibility of a new and serious global capitalist economic [...]
  39. The YCL Summer Camp for 2018 was a huge success over the weekend. Young comrades gathered in the village of Edale and retrod the steps of Benny Rothman and other activists back in April 1932, in celebration of the Kinder Scout Trespass.

  40. The ongoing diplomatic dispute between Canada and Saudi Arabia is a tragic reflection of the catastrophic abuses of human rights in our world today – but not in the way presented by Canadian political leaders and the corporate media. The Communist Party of Canada says that this situation reveals the hypocrisy of both sides, neither [...]
  41. 'Operation Stop Corbyn' has gone up a gear as the prospect of a left-led Labour government gets nearer, according to Communist Party general secretary Robert Griffiths.

    He told his party's Political Committee on Wednesday evening (August 15) that British ruling class circles were determined to prevent the election of a socialist Prime Minister who has a long record of opposing austerity, privatisation, nuclear weapons and imperialist war.

  42. Communists condemn assassination attempt on Venezuela’s President Maduro and demand Canada end its sanctions now and cut ties with Venezuela’s far right opposition. The Communist Party of Canada condemns the attempted assassination of Venezuela’s newly elected President Nicolas Maduro on August 4th as an act of terrorism. Six arrests have been made so far and [...]
  43. The Communist Party of Canada condemns Prime Minister Trudeau’s announcement at the NATO summit this past week that Canada will lead a new NATO mission in Iraq and expand its military role in Latvia. Canada must immediately withdraw from NATO, cut military spending and bring Canadian troops home. While the US government continued to push [...]
  44. Since April 2018 Daniel Ortega’s Sandinista government in Nicaragua has been facing a growing wave of civil insurgency – very similar to that seen in Venezuela in 2016 and 2017.  It follows two years’ preparations for economic warfare by the US.

  45. Addressing the Communist Party's political committee on Thursday evening, Alex Gordon recalled the words of Bolshevik revolutionary VI Lenin: 'There are decades where nothing happens and there are weeks where decades happen'.

    In just one week, Prime Minister Theresa May had met German Chancellor Angela Merkel, moved against the Eurosceptics in her own party and precipitated what could prove to be a fatal spate of resignations from the Tory Cabinet.

  46. It’s becoming clearer by the day.  Communists believe that securing full social equality rights for LGBTIQ2S communities in Canada is part of a wider global movement to advance human rights by building socialism. The past year has seen some progressive steps and several setbacks. A glance at the latest State-Sponsored Homophobia Report gives a sobering picture of a backward [...]
  47.  A YEAR on from Labour’s 'extraordinary' progress at the general election more needs to be done to build a socialist mass movement to sweep Jeremy Corbyn into office, the Communist Party said at the weekend.

    The CP executive committee welcomed the marches for a new deal for workers on May 12 and for the NHS’s 70th birthday last Saturday, but cautioned that parliamentary revolts Labour MPs opposed to Mr Corbyn’s leadership had confused the party’s stance on leaving the European Union, potentially alienating working-class voters.

  48. The Communist Party of Canada calls on the Trudeau government and Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Minister Ahmed Hussen to end meetings with U.S. counterparts discussing expanding and continuing the xenophobic “Safe Third Country Agreement” and instead immediately withdraw from the agreement. Minister Hussen, over the last two months, has been trying to reach a new [...]
  49. Le Parti communiste du Canada appelle le gouvernement Trudeau et le ministre de l’Immigration, des Réfugiés et de la Citoyenneté, Ahmed Hussen, à mettre fin aux discussions avec leurs homologues américains à propos de l’élargissement et de la continuation de l’accord xénophobe sur les tiers pays sûrs, et plutôt de s’en retirer immédiatement. Au cours [...]
  50. The Communist Party of Canada welcomes the June 12 agreement between Presidents Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump, as an important step towards removing the threat of a new and potentially catastrophic war in the Korean Peninsula. But while we express our optimism, we know that powerful voices within the imperialist camp still seek to prolong [...]
  51. The US government has held Canada hostage to its unilateral and one-sided trade policies for long enough, said Communist Party leader Liz Rowley responding to the US trade tariffs slapped on Canadian steel and aluminum May 31st. “It’s time to get out of a one-sided trading relationship where the US coughs and Canada gets pneumonia,” [...]
  52. امریکی سامراج کے صدر رونلڈ ٹرمپ کے نام کمیونسٹ پارٹی آف پاکستان کا خصوصی پیغام آپ نے آج اپنی ٹوئٹ میں کہا ہے کہ پچھلے پندرہ سالوں میں ہمارے حکمرانوں نے جن میں جنرل پرویز مشرف, آصف علی زرداری اور سابق وزیر اعظم نواز شریف شامل ہیں انہوں نے امریکہ کے 33 ارب ڈالرز کی امداد میں ہیرا پھیری اور غرد برڈ کی ہے ٹرمپ صاحب! ہمارے حکمرانوں کو سوائے کمیشن اور پیسہ بٹورنے کے علاوہ اور کسی کام میں … Continue reading
  53. آصف علی زرداری, شہباز شریف اور جہانگیر ترین واجب القتل ہیں. کاش ایسا مذہبی فتوی اگر ہمارے علمائے کرام دیتے تو کمیونسٹ پارٹی آف پاکستان (سی پی پی) کھلے عام ان کی حمایت کرتی حکومت نے پنجاب میں کم از کم گنے کی سرکاری قیمت خرید 182 روپے اور سندھ میں 180 روپے فی من مقرر کی ہے مگر سندھ میں زرداری کی گیارہ شوگر ملز, پنجاب میں جہانگیر ترین اور وزیراعلیٰ شہباز شریف کی لاتعداد شوگر ملیں ان بےبس … Continue reading
  54. قائداعظم کے یوم ولادت پر چیئرمین کمیونسٹ پارٹی آف پاکستان (سی پی پی) انجینئر جمیل احمد ملک کا خصوصی پیغام قائد اعظم محمد علی جناح سیکولر پاکستان کے حامی تھے مگر جلد انتقال ہونے کی وجہ سے قائد اعظم کا یہ خواب پورا نہ ہو سکا. کمیونسٹ پارٹی آف پاکستان اس بات کا برملا اظہار اور اعلان کرتی ہے کہ وہ قائد اعظم کے سیکولر پاکستان بنانے کی خواہش کی جدوجہد جاری رکھے گی اور ایک دن ایسا ضرور آئے … Continue reading
  55. ALL PAKISTAN POLITICAL PARTIES CONFERENCE AT LAHORE. لاہور ہائی کورٹ بار ایسوسی ایشن نے کل مورخہ 9 دسمبر 2017ء بروز ہفتہ کو لاہور میں “موجودہ ملکی سیاسی صورتحال اور جمہوریت کا مستقبل” کے موضوع پر ایک آل پاکستان پولیٹیکل پارٹیز کانفرنس کا انعقاد کیا ہے جس میں کمیونسٹ پارٹی آف پاکستان (سی پی پی) کو بھی دعوت دی گئی ہے جس کے لئے ہم لاہور ہائی کورٹ بار ایسوسی ایشن کا شکریہ ادا کرتے ہیں کل کو منعقد ہونے والی … Continue reading
  56. BEFORE THE ELECTION COMMISSION OF PAKISTAN, ISLAMABAD Application No._____/2017 BRIEF STATEMENT CONCERNING THE OBJECTIONS OR SUGGESTIONS AND PROPOSALS IN RESPECT OF ANY PROVISION OF THE DRAFT ELECTIONS RULES 2017 BY THE COMMUNIST PARTY OF PAKISTAN (CPP) DULY REGISTERED POLITICAL PARTY WITH ELECTION COMMISSION OF PAKISTAN ISLAMABAD. Respectfully Sheweth, 1.       That the press release and the Notification dated 12th of October, 2017 of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) notifying to the General Public of Pakistan that the ECP is pleased … Continue reading
  57. Notification No. 4/CPP/CC/Meeting/Minutes dated 31-01-2017. Press Media of CPP and the Central General Secretary Mehraj Gul Khattak hereby announced that the following nine member’s office bearers of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Pakistan (CPP) and 52 Members of the Working Committee of the CPP from all over the Pakistan has been notified for the information of all the General Public of Pakistan and other concerned. Their names are as under:- 1. Engineer Jameel Ahmad Malik Central Chairman … Continue reading
  58. Communist Party of Pakistan (CPP) flag to fly half-mast for 7 days has now been extended till December 4, 2016 when the Castro’s ashes would be buried in the southeastern city of Santiago says the press release issued here today by the Press Media of CPP. “Castro, a living communist legend, who has achieved immortal historical achievements for the development of world socialism. He was the great person of our era, and people and history will remember him forever,” says the … Continue reading
  64. Eight core sectors of Indian economy grew cumulatively at a lower pace of 2.7% in 15-16 against 4.5% in '14-'15.core sectors are: coal, crude oil, natural gas, refinery products, fertiliser, steel, cement and electricity.


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