Monday, 22. January 2018

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  1. As the Labour Youth, we are calling the youth of Turkey to unite against these war policies and join the struggle for peace and an independent, democratic, secular country! AKP government had been trying to convince the people for operation to Afrin in the name of a nationalist foreign policy, and the operation has started
  2. As the Labour Party (EMEP), we call on the peoples of Turkey and workers of all nationalities to demand an ‘END’ to the Afrin operation, which pushes the country into a ring of fire for the interests of the government The Afrin Operation, started Saturday following long preparations, is celebrated by the government and its
  3. Dumadanak ang dugo ng mamamayan sa Mindanao sa ilalim ng batas militar at todo-gera ng rehimeng US-Duterte laban sa rebolusyonaryong kilusan. Noong 2017 lamang, mayorya ng 126 na pinaslang ng kanyang mga berdugong militar at paramilitar ay mula sa Mindanao.

    The post Wakasan ang batas militar ng rehimeng US-Duterte sa Mindanao appeared first on NDFP.

  4. The Reciprocal Working Committee on Socio-Economic Reforms of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (RWC-SER NDFP) has published its latest draft of the Comprehensive Agreement on Social and Economic Reforms (CASER) amid the public furor brought about by the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion Law (TRAIN), a meltdown of the public transport system, the largest contraction in employment in 20 years, proposals for charter changes that will institute dictatorial rule and increased attacks on the Filipino people’s sovereign, civil, political, economic and cultural rights.

    The post On the publication of the NDFP draft on CASER appeared first on ...

  5. The confrontation between Cuba and the United States has marked migration between the two countries separated by a mere 90 miles of water

  6. “They were going to put a bomb in the Cuban Embassy,” stated Diosdado Cabello, first vice president of the PSUV, referring to plans by a terrorist cell which was neutralized this week in the Bolivarian nation

  7. The leaders said that Trump made himself unwelcome with his vulgar insults against Haiti and African countries, saying that they likely speak for the entire African Diaspora

  8. To be selected in the upcoming second stage of Cuban elections are 605 deputies and members of Cuba's Council of State, including its President and Vice President

  9. Granma International offers readers a series of articles on the current situation in several Cuban provinces hit hard by Hurricane Irma, identifying how much remains to be done and recognizing the colossal feat achieved thus far

  10. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Citizens head to court against city of Montreal Montreal, January 18, 2018 Members of the Boycott Divestment and Sanctions Movement (BDS) and the Communist Party of Canada (CPC) are suing the City of Montreal for compensatory and punitive damages for the city’s actions which occurred during the 2015 federal election campaign. The [...]
  11. The Cuban Society of Pediatrics will hold its 28th National Congress January 23 through 26, dedicated to preventive aspects and problems affecting the health of infants, children and adolescents

  12. To celebrate another anniversary of the triumph of the Cuban Revolution, a group of friends from Germany, Sweden, Denmark, and the United Kingdom, members of the 61st Nordic Solidarity with Cuba brigade, traveled to the island where they undertook an intense program of activitie

  13. Cuban Minister of Tourism Manuel Marrero leads delegation to the important event

  14. The struggle to defend Cuba’s sovereignty continues within the United States, supported by members of the Antonio Maceo Solidarity Brigade, which recently celebrated its 40th anniversary

  15. The Venezuelan Head of State gave his annual State of the Nation Address before the National Constituent Assembly, January 15

  16. One of the oldest and best-known sections of Granma newspaper, “Today in History,” arrives to Granma International’s website this Wednesday, and will feature images and texts on different historical moments each week

  17. Baseball is more than a game in Cuba where hearts are hanging on the last out, the last inning, with Industriales and Las Tunas tied, heading into the decisive game of the semi-finals • Granma has already won its spot in the finals

  18. I am glad that Duterte, through his parrot Harry Roque, has made himself clear that he never had the intention of meeting me and was lying when he told Mindanewsthat he wished to meet me in particular and converse one-on-one with me in a room.

    The post On Duterte and His Parrot Roque appeared first on NDFP.

  19. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) order to close down Rappler and the railroading of bicameral Resolution No.8 of both Houses of Congress to constitute themselves as the Constituent Assembly and to carry out charter change are part of the chain of events to impose the fascist dictatorship of Duterte on the Filipino people.

    The post On the Order to Close Down Rappler and the Railroading of Bicameral Resolution No.8 appeared first on NDFP.

  20. With the presence of the Minister of Trade and Industry of Trinidad and Tobago, Paula Gopee Scoon, Cuban Ambassador, Guillermo Vazquez Moreno, and members of Caribbean Airlines’ board of directors - the company’s BW 456 flight that will link the capitals of Cuba and Trinidad and Tobago was inaugurated at the Piarco International Airport

  21. Before officially assuming their duties, the 5,876 new delegates received information vital to successfully fulfilling their roles as People’s Power representatives

  22. January 15 - 25 • More than 200 works in competition • Poet and singer-songwriter Silvio Rodríguez responsible for the opening remarks of the event

  23. The turmoil seen in the North, during 2017, confirmed that regional unity and integration are essential for Latin American and Caribbean nations, in their efforts to continue advancing along the path of development in peace

  24. Inaugurated yesterday at Havana's Latinoamericano Stadium by First Vice President Miguel Diaz-Canel was a modern strength gym that will be used by different baseball teams for training

  25. Today, it is not uncommon to hear about conflict in the Middle East, especially when it comes to the war in Syria or Iraq, or when coverage includes North African or Asian nations

  26. Cuba's new Water Law is focused on protecting water resources, with rational, efficient use

  27. The first year of the Olympic cycle, 2017, for Cuban boxing meant tough challenges in the Seventh World Series of Boxing, Pan American tournament, and World Championships

  28. Speech delivered by Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, Party Central Committee Political Bureau member and First Vice President of the Councils of State and Ministers, during the military ceremony for the transfer and interment of the remains of combatants of the Mario Muñoz Third Front, who fell in the war of liberation or died after the triumph of the Revolution, held in Tercer Frente, Santiago de Cuba, January 11, 2018

  29. The World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU) which represents more than 92 million workers in every corner of the world, expresses its unequivocal condemnation of the U.S. President D. Trump declarations of hatred who, during a discussion with lawmakers at the White House, complained about immigrants coming to the United States from “shithole countries”. At the same time, he attacked in a vulgar manner immigrants from El Salvador, Haiti and African countries. These xenophobic, racist and discrediting descriptions have become an “ordinary practice” of the imperialist U.S. government, which at the same moment when it shows contempt for these peoples with its words , it keeps bombing, murdering and sowing death with its imperialist interventions. The WFTU declares that the workers and the...
  30. Today, January 15th the Pre-Congress of Working Women of French Speaking Africa kicked off. The WFTU General Secretary, George Mavrikos is taking part in the conference and today he addressed the delegates from all the French Speaking Countries of Africa. During his speech he underlined: “The WFTU since its formation was and will be on the side of the struggling people of Africa”.
  31. After the ceremony, the President of the Councils of State and Ministers, Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, laid a white rose before the site’s eternal flame and dedicated another to his unforgettable comrade-in-arms and life companion, Vilma Espín Guillois, at the monument that treasures her ashes

  32. In a declaration issued January 12, Cuba's Foreign Ministry condemns racist statements by U.S. President referring to Haiti, El Salvador, and other nations

  33. MANILA, Philippines — Exiled Communist Party of the Philippines founder Jose Ma. Sison accepted President Rodrigo Duterte’s proposal to a one-on-one talk but said this should be “in a country that is a neighbor of the Philippines.”

    The post Sison agrees to 1-on-1 meeting with Duterte appeared first on NDFP.

  34. The WFTU General Secretary, George Mavrikos arrived in Dakar, Senegal today January 14th to take part in the pre-congress of women of French Speaking Africa from 15 to 18 January.
  35. Makibaka, a revolutionary women's organization and allied member of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines gives a Red Salute to Kasama Petronila Cleto and pays tribute to a revolutionary woman, defender of human rights, journalist, writer, editor and organizer.

    The post RED SALUTE TO KASAMA PETRONILA CLETO appeared first on NDFP.

  36. The World Federation of Trade Unions expresses its sincere condolences to the families and friends of the workers who lost their lives in Pakistan. Specifically at least 3 miners lost their lives and 2 injured on 2 labour accidents during the last 3 days in Pakistan. The deadly labour accidents, in Duki Coal Filed Area and in PMDC Sharigh, underline with the worse way the lack of adequate protection measures at the work places. The World Federation of Trade Unions demands investigation of the conditions of the accident and punishment of the responsible. Also, the WFTU demands the fully implementation of the demands of the trade union movement of Pakistan and the determination of high standard of safety measures in public transport and at all aspects of public life. The Secretariat  
  37. Even with the help of high-power speakers, Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) would not be able to hear Cuba. He has suffered selective deafness for decades, when it comes to his country of origin.

  38. During the tour of some of the factories, the Cuban President exchanged with managers and workers

  39. Army General Raúl Castro Ruz presided the transfer and re-burial military ceremony, at the III Frente Mario Muñoz mausoleum, for remains of combatants who fell in the War of Liberation or after the triumph of the Revolution

  40. Interview with Ricardo Cabrisas Ruiz, Minister of Economy and Planning, following December session of the National Assembly of People's Power, where 2017 and 2018 state budgets and economic plans were addressed - Plus facts and figures

  41. The so-called “Vancouver Group” Summit on January 16 will bring together the 14 countries which waged war against Korea in 1950, plus South Korea and Japan – invited by US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Canada’s Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland, allegedly to seek “a diplomatic solution to the Korean crisis.” The Communist Party of [...]
  42. Cuban American legislators, opposed to rapprochement between the two countries, are attempting to provoke an even greater decline in the movement of people between the two nations

  43. Today, January 11, Cuba's working class will pay tribute to the heroine of the Sierra and the plains, Celia Sánchez Manduley, on the 38th anniversary of her death

  44. Machado Ventura visits Granma province to review impact of unseasonably heavy rainfall on sugar cane harvest

  45. Statements to the press by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs General Director for the United States, Josefina Vidal Ferreiro, in response to the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere hearing regarding alleged “sonic attacks” on U.S. diplomatic personnel in Havana

  46. Yesterday, January 9, Army General Raúl Castro Ruz received Mulatu Teshome Wirtu, President of the Democratic Federal Republic of Ethiopia, who is making an official visit to the country

  47. A broad campaign must be organised for the release of hundreds of students, working people and freedom fighters in Iran who have been detained by the repressive forces in recent days.

    As anticipated, the anti-people and dictatorial theocratic regime of Iran have proceeded to deploy large squads of the Guards Corps, Basij militia and the mercenaries of the security forces to violently repress the protest movement of the youth and working people of our nation. As has been the case in recent years, the response of the heads of the dictatorial regime to the people - who are frustrated by the poverty, deprivation, oppression, corruption and lack of freedom - is to accuse them of association with foreign powers and then

  48. Cuba received three times as many U.S. visitors in 2017 than in 2016, according to Josefina Vidal, General Director for US Affairs at the Cuban Foreign Ministry

  49. The WFTU participated and greeted the Congress of the CGT of railway workers of Versailles which was held on 9th January 2018, on Versailles, France. The speech of the WFTU delegate were underlined the historical strong bonds between the WFTU and French working class and the need for further strengthening of the coordination among the class-oriented trade unions in Europe and worldwide in the direction of class unity, internationalism, solidarity and class struggles.
  50. Following months of investigations and four visits to the island the FBI has uncovered no evidence of the alleged “sonic attacks” against U.S. diplomatic personnel in Cuba

  51. The activities to mark the 165th anniversary of the birth of Cuban national hero José Martí will span the entire month of January

  52. Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, President of Cuba's Councils of State and Ministers, yesterday January 8, received the President of the Republic of Chile, Michelle Bachelet Jeria, who is on an official visit to our country

  53. The Communist Party of Britain strongly condemns the mass arrests in Iran, now estimated at over 2,000, and expresses grave concern at the reported torture of detainees. The party’s general secretary Rob Griffiths has lodged an official protest with the UK Representative of the Islamic Republic. The British party sends its solidarity to the Tudeh Party of Iran, the country’s party of working people.

  54. December was the month of Alicia Alonso's 97th birthday, while the New Year opened with the National Ballet of Cuba's traditional gala performance during the first week of January, this time presenting Don Quixote

  55. Work to assemble the main section of the bridge over the largest river in Cuba has begun

  56. The President of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Mulatu Teshome Wirtu, will arrive in Cuba on the afternoon of January 8,

  57. The Caravan of Liberty is the name given to the journey of more than a thousand kilometers taken by the Rebel Army across the island, after the triumph of the Revolution, beginning January 2 and arriving in Havana on the 8th. See the people celebrating their freedom along with the bearded ones led by Comandante en Jefe Fidel Castro

  58. The World Federation of Trade Unions, which is the militant voice of more than 92 million members in 126 countries all over the world, extends its internationalist solidarity with Nakliyat-Is and the workers of Zeytinburnu Nakliyeciler Site in Istanbul against the decision of its demolition and against the oppression towards the workers by the riot police. The Governorship and Metropolitan Municipality of Istanbul decided to demolish Zeytinburnu Nakliyeciler Site where 1000 workers are employed, in order to make profits from its exploitation since it is at the centre of Istanbul, sending by this way 1.000 families to impoverishment and hunger. As world class-oriented trade union movement, we firmly denounce these practices as well as the oppression and violence against the workers. We...
  59. Sa taong 2018, tiyak na lalala ang krisis ng sistemang malapyudal at malakolonyal na lalupang magpapatindi sa girian sa pagitan ng mga naghaharing uri, paglaban ng mamamayan sa mga imperyalistang patakarang neoliberal at tumitinding pasismo ng rehimeng US-Duterte, at higit pang pagsulong ng armadong rebolusyonaryong kilusan.

    The post Lubos na ihiwalay at ibagsak ang pahirap na rehimeng US-Duterte appeared first on NDFP.

  60. Young Trade Unionists from different countries are responding to the call of the WFTU Working Youth Committee and are taking pictures on groups with the WFTU banner in Solidarity with the Palestinian People and Ahed Tamimi.
  61. May the noble legacy and memory of ROLANDO “ROLLY” ESPINA be a model for other media people and a continuing inspiration to them and the Filipino people.

    The post Tribute to Veteran Journalist Rolando “Rolly” Espina appeared first on NDFP.

  62. In the lead up to the seventh anniversary of its creation, Cuba’s youngest province has secured advances in projects essential to its development

  63. In response to Tony Blair's statement on Brexit and the Labour Party today (January 4, 2018), CPB General Secretary Robert Griffiths said:

    Jeremy Corbyn should take no advice from a discredited charlatan whose contempt for public opinion is exceeded only by his contempt for honest and truthful government. Instead of a Tory Brexit, we need a Labour Brexit - not a betrayal of 17.4 million Leave voters. Tony Blair's fanatical support for the anti-democratic, pro-big business EU is the last thing Labour needs if it wants to keep millions of working class electors and win millions more from UKIP and the Tories at the next General Election. 

  64. The Ministry of Culture and its network of institutions has convoked a tribute to José Martí, on the 165th anniversary of his birth, later this month

  65. The revolutionary vanguard is timeless, although it is very much a product of its time… Those who, as years and decades pass, never cease their efforts to change the world, can never be considered old

  66. Inclusion and equity are key values guiding special education in Cuba

  67. Cuba continues celebrations for another anniversary of the Revolution, a tribute to the hard-working people

  68. 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
  69. The “re-negotiation of NAFTA” is an attempt by the US to unilaterally dictate new terms of this anti-people corporate pact. The Communist Party says “no” to NAFTA, and “yes” to policies that put people’s needs before corporate greed. 9 things you should know about NAFTA 1.  Corporations can sue for “future lost profits” The Free [...]
  70. 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
  71. Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, Party Central Committee Political Bureau member and First Vice President of Cuba's Councils of State and Ministers, tours newly inaugurated sites in the special municipality

  72. Cuba’s Permanent Representative to the UN, Anayansi Rodríguez, assured that the island has the support of the international community in its just demand that the U.S. blockade be lifted

  73. The bourgeois conception emphasizes a strictly individualist view of human rights, overlooking the duties of individuals to the rest of society, and ignoring the collective aspect of certain rights, such as that of peoples to peace, development, self-determination, and international solidarity

  74. The Central Committee instructs all leading committees to plan to mark the 50th anniversary of the Party next year. Let us take effort to recognize all the heroes and martyrs of the Party and the Philippine revolution.

    The post Unite the Filipino people to resist and overthrow the fascist US-Duterte regime appeared first on NDFP.

  75. Promote and intensify propaganda work to constantly unite the masses and the people. Raise their political consciousness especially about the enemy, to consolidate the determination of the masses in advancing the revolution.

    The post Resist with all our strength the fascist attack of the US-Duterte regime and resolutely advance the people’s war appeared first on NDFP.

  76. 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
  77. The labour movement should beware the drive to present continuing alignment with the EU Single Market as a 'unifying' post-Brexit policy, Britain's communists have warned.

  78. The Communist Party of Canada gives full support to the ongoing efforts to reach an agreement which would allow Russian athletes to compete in PyeongChang under the flag of their own country. We have to note that far from being outside the realm of politics or untainted by social pressures, the Olympic movement, like many [...]
  79. The Communist Party of Canada extends its full solidarity to the people of Honduras who are struggling against election fraud, the suspension of democratic rights and brutal repression. Hundreds of thousands of Hondurans have taken to the streets to protest the blatant irregularities in the results of the November 26th Presidential election provided by the [...]
  80. The Communist Party of Canada condemns the statement by US President Trump, declaring US recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, and directing the US Embassy to move to Jerusalem from its present location in Tel Aviv. The US statement is a declaration of war on the Palestinian people, and complete support and endorsement [...]
  81. US President Donald Trump announced that he would relocate the US Embassy to Jerusalem, officially recognising the city as the capital of Israel. This is a serious provocation. It will cause new conflicts in the Middle East. With this step, Trump wants to launch such a process of conflict. With this decision, Trump aims to
  82. The Communist Party of Britain has condemned the Brexit Phase One agreement between the British government and the EU Commission announced today (December 8).

    'This pro-big business, minority Tory regime is loyally carrying out the instructions of its EU Business Advisory Council to tie Britain to the EU single market for the foreseeable future, while paying through the nose for that dubious privilege', CPB general secretary Robert Griffiths declared.

  83. 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
  84. Labour Party (EMEP) held its 8th Congress in Ankara with the slogan of ‘Let’s unite for peace and democracy against the one-man, one-party administration.’ During the Congress, a call was made for a united struggle against the one-man, one-party state that the AKP/Erdoğan administration is trying to establish. Selma Gürkan, the chairperson of EMEP, stressed
  85. More than 450 representatives of parties across the political spectrum in 122 countries gathered in Beijing over the December 1-3 weekend in a 'high-level' meeting called by the Communist Party of China (CPC) to discuss the theme of 'Working Together for a Shared Future for Humanity'.

  86. More than 450 representatives of parties across the political spectrum in 122 countries gathered in Beijing over the weekend in a three-day 'high-level' meeting called by the Communist Party of China (CPC).

    They were joined by 151 leaders and officials of the CPC international department and associated state and party institutions to discuss the theme of 'Working Together for a Shared Future for Humanity'.

  87. The Communist Party has condemned what it calls Chancellor Philip Hammond's 'steady as the economy sinks' Autumn Budget.

    CP general secretary Robert Griffiths said it reflected Tory priorities to 'fill the boots of private enterprise with public money' and shore up big business profits.

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