Cyprus 

A change in the government’s approach to the refugee issue is demanded

Statement by the Immigration Policy Bureau of AKEL Once again we are witnesses to a distressing development, the result of the deteriorating situation that exists at the Pournara Temporary Reception Centre for Asylum Seekers. This is not the first time that we, as AKEL, have warned that the inhumane living conditions are driving the people who are hosted there to their limits.

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Cyprus 

The government must respect people’s sacrifices by effectively strengthening the public health system

Statement by AKEL-Left-New Forces Parliamentary Representative Giorgos Loucaides Yesterday’s serious accusations made by the nurses’ union PASYNO, as well as the doctor’s union PASYKI, reaffirm what AKEL and many others have been denouncing about the problematic management by the Health Ministry and state health services OKYPY with regards the effective preparation of the public health system to confront the pandemic. Understaffing, inadequate staff training, erroneous organization and planning, insufficient equipment and development of infrastructures in all hospitals, are just some of the realities that are being brought to the fore.

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Cyprus 

The vast majority of our people do not compromise with partition and the final surrender of half of our country

Statement by AKEL C.C. Spokesperson Stefanos Stefanou on DISY Vice President’s statements calling for “a new realism” At the same time as the revelations are mounting that President Anastasiades was discussing behind the backs of the people a two state solution on the Cyprus problem, the Vice President of ruling DISY Haris Georgiades with his continuous interventions is expressing views in favor of a “new realism” on the Cyprus problem, with which he consciously does not exclude partitionist solutions.

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Cyprus 

The government should responsibly inform the people about the real situation regarding vaccinations

Statement by AKEL C.C. Spokesperson Stefanos Stefanou Society is very concerned about the development and handling of the pandemic in our country. Everyone now realizes that government’s handling is ineffective, despite the government’s communication efforts to hide it. It is obvious that a number of measures are contradictory, disproportionate and amateur.

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Communist Movement Cyprus 

The pandemic and the management of pending issues

Article by the General Secretary of AKEL Andros Kyprianou in the special edition of “Phileleftheros”: “The day after – How we move forward” The pandemic has revealed the weaknesses and problems of the economy that the Government has all this time been hiding under the carpet of a supposed “success story”. It is estimated that the recession will reach unprecedented levels, increasing uncertainty and insecurity for a large section of society.

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