Voices about Fidel

Worldwide, revolutionary movements, political movement, communist and socialist parties issued statements about the death of Cuban Comandante Fidel Castro. We publish here some of them. WFTU General Secretary George Mavrikos: On behalf of 92 million members of the WORLD FEDERATION OF TRADE UNIONS, I would like to convey to the cuban people,to the CTC, to the State and Party leadership of Socialist Cuba, our deepest condolences from the bottom of our hearts for the Comandante Fidel’s demise. He was a leader who, along with Che, along with all his comrades,…

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Hasta Siempre, Fidel!

Message from the President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers, Army General Raúl Castro, notifying the Cuban people and world of the death of the late leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro: Dear people of Cuba: It is with deep sorrow that I come before you to inform our people, and friends of Our America and the world, that today, November 25, at 10.29pm, Comandante en Jefe of the Cuban Revolution Fidel Castro Ruz passed away. In accordance with his express wishes Compañero Fidel’s remains will be cremated.…

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Speech by Timoleón Jiménez: Let words be the only weapon of the Colombian People

To achieve the signing of this Definitive Agreement, we Colombians have lived through more than seven decades of violence, half a century of open war, thirty-three years in peace processes, five years of debates in Havana, the disenchantment of the October 2 Plebiscite and the most historic effort to achieve the majority consensus of the nation.

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New Final Peace Agreement signed in Bogota

Read the whole speech of Comandante Timoleón Jiménez: Click here In a different scenario from the previous ceremony (on 26 September) today in the Colon Theatre of Bogota, some eight hundred guests have witnessed the signature of the new Final Peace Agreement between the FARC-EP and the Colombian Government. The »sounds« of this ceremony were also different. While in Cartagena the protocol seemed to have been very strict, here in Bogota, people didn’t seem to follow »procedures« so strictly. Indeed when the presenter announced, that after the signature it would…

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Open letter of the FARC-EP to Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos

Mr. President: Few hours away from the signing of the Final Agreement between the Government that you preside and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia FARC-EP, pain and indignation have forced us to address this public letter, so that you, also publicly, clarify and establish your position and commitment, not with the FARC, but with the Colombian people in general, in relation to the “Pistol Plan” that is being executed against popular leaders throughout the country.

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2nd International Preparatory Meeting for 19th WFYS was held in Windhoek

The 2nd international preparatory meeting (IPM) for the 19th world festival of youth and students and the general council meeting (GCM) of World Federation of Democratic Youth (WFDY) was held in Windhoek, Namibia from 14th to 19th of November. Key issues of the presentation and discussions was the programme of the 19th festival. Participated the Russian National Preparatory Committee (NPC) and the WFDY member organizations who represented more than 60 international delegations from 35 countries in the world.

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How we can maximise the communist contribution to the class struggle

THE world is entering its most dangerous phase since imperialism proclaimed eternal victory over the Soviet Union and socialism in the early 1990s. People everywhere were promised a New World Order of peace, disarmament, democracy and social justice. Instead, capitalism’s general crisis has reasserted itself in two decades of war, genocide, repression, mass migration, economic and financial crisis, global warming and environmental degradation.Through Nato and the European Union, imperialism has extended its operations across Europe, much of the former Soviet Union, the Middle East and the Asia-Pacific region.

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AKEL on developments surrounding the Cyprus problem

In the light of the recent developments and critical phase the negotiation procedure on the Cyprus problem is going through, the plenary of the Central Committee of AKEL convened today, which unanimously approved this statement. During the session, the Central Committee of AKEL discussed developments as they are evolving so far, taking into account that a formal and comprehensive briefing of the political party leaders by the President of the Republic is imminent.

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