Wednesday, November 27, 2019

100 years of Mexico's communist movement: Communist Parties attended centenary event in Mexico City

This year marks the centenary of the communist movement in Mexico and the 25th anniversary of the reformation of the Communist Party of Mexico (PCM). On this occasion, PCM organized an international seminar and its 7th Communist Festival which took place on 23-24 November in Mexico City.

The seminar was attended by several Communist Parties from Latin America, North America, Europe and Asia including: Communist Party of El Salvador, Peruvian Communist Party, Partido Vanguardia Popular de Costa Rica, Communist Party USA, Communist Party of Canada, Communist Party of Guatemala, Communist Party of Turkey (TKP). 

The Communist Party of Greece (KKE) was represented by Kostas Papadakis, member of the Central Committee and KKE deputy at EU Parliament and Aris Evangelidis, member of the International Relations Department. 

The international seminar, which was hosted at the center of the workers' syndicate at the Autonomous University of Mexico, included two major topics: "El Mundo será socialista, o no será" (The world will be socialist, or it won't be) and "Experiencias y dificultades en la organización de los partidos comunistas. Vigencia del Partido Comunista en la lucha por el socialismo" (Experiences and difficulties in the organization of communist parties. The validity of the Communist Party in the struggle for socialism). 

The 7th Communist Festival included various cultural activities and exhibitions about the history of Mexico's communist movement while a special panel was dedicated to the Emancipation of Women. 

Kostas Papadakis, representing the KKE (Photo: PCM)

Un siglo de lucha de los comunistas de México: por el derrocamiento de capitalismo, por el poder obrero, por el socialismo-comunismo!!