The world pays tribute to Comandante Hugo Chávez

This Tuesday, July 28, across several regions of the world the 61st anniversary of the birth of Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez was commemorated. In the Cuartel de la Montaña (Mountain Barracks), where the remains of the leader of the Bolivarian Revolution lie, huge numbers of Venezuelans paid tribute to him, according to reports from Prensa Latina.The tribute was led by the Speaker of the National Assembly, Diosdado Cabello, who spoke of the figure and the legacy of Chávez. Cabello reiterated that Venezuelan revolutionaries will continue along the path drawn out…

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Statement of the Communist Party of Ukraine

July 24, 2015 the Minister of Justice just before the local elections in the autumn this year, has signed an order excluding three communist parties (including the Communist Party of Ukraine, CPU), from the electoral process. Signing this decision to prohibit all communist parties to take part in the electoral process in the country, the government deprives Ukrainians of the possibility to support the leftist ideas and the right to elect, forbids people to have an alternative and forbids to have their representatives in the parliament and thus through them…

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Statement by Yanis Varoufakis on the FinMin’s Plan B Working Group & the parallel payment system

Statement by the Office of Yanis Varoufakis, former Minister of Finance, Member of Parliament, Hellenic Republic During the Greek government’s negotiations with the Eurogroup, Minister Varoufakis oversaw a Working Group with a remit to prepare contingency plans against the creditors’ efforts to undermine the Greek government and in view of forces at work within the Eurozone to have Greece expelled from the euro. The Working Group was convened by the Minister, at the behest of the Prime Minister, and was coordinated by Professor James K. Galbraith. (Click here for a…

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Turkish army attacks Kobane

YPG General Command has released a statement denouncing attack by the Turkish army against positions of the People’s Defense Units (YPG) and the Free Syria Army (FSA). According to the statement, the Turkish Army shelled the YPG and FSA positions in the village of Zormikhar in front of the ISIS-occupied town Jarabulus – using heavy tank fire at 4:30 July 24 in western Kobani. In this attack four fighters of the FSA and several local villagers were injured.

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An assault on the future

Just as the Centenary Generation embraced the emancipatory ideas of the patriots who waged Cuba’s wars of independence, and held these ideas close as they assaulted the Moncada Garrison that July 26, of 1953, today representatives of younger generations of Cubans enter what is now a school led by the hands of those men who risked their lives to win freedom that morning of St. Anne’s Day.

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Statement of WFDY for the murderous attack in Suruc of Turkey

The World Federation of Democratic Youth (WFDY) condemns the murderous attack that took place at the city of Suruc in Turkey. The attack resulted the death of at least 28 peoples and more than a 100 injured, with the majority of them being students. The said murderous attack took place at a cultural centre of the city during a demonstration that was organised against the decision of the government to prohibit the participation of a group of young people at the reconstruction of Kobani – Ain Arab which is under…

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CP of Swaziland: We must be ever more vigilant against Mswati’s continued onslaught on the democracy movement

The Communist Party of Swaziland welcomes the release of the leaders of the freedom movement, Mario Masuku, President of the People’s United Democratic Movement (PUDEMO) and Maxwell Dlamini, Secretary of the Swaziland Youth Congress (SWAYOCO). The incarceration of the two leaders has been part of a crackdown by the Mswati regime on the democracy movement, which has been intensifying in recent years. Cde Mausku and Cde Dlamini were arrested for their vocal support for PUDEMO at a May Day demonstration in 2014.

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Joint Statement in Solidarity with KKE

Below, we reproduce a statement in solidarity with the Communist Party of Greece (KKE), signed until now by five communist and worker’s parties: Dear comrades, We, Communist and Workers Parties are following the developments in Greece, the offensive of the European Union, capital and its political representatives against the workers’-people’s rights. We, Communist and Workers’ Parties have supported the struggles of the Greek workers and we have expressed our internationalist solidarity with and support for the struggle of the KKE.

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