Showing posts with label Communist Party of Venezuela. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Communist Party of Venezuela. Show all posts

Saturday, April 16, 2022

Venezuela's communists seek to build an alternative to Maduro in 2024

Oscar Figuera, PCV General Secretary.
The General Secretary of the Communist Party of Venezuela (PCV), Oscar Figuera, ruled out an eventual electoral alliance with right-wing sectors that have promoted sanctions or invasions of the country, the Party's official news site "Tribuna Popular" has reported.

"In the PCV we want to build an alternative to Maduro in 2024. We have no problem meeting with Antonio Ecarri, but we will not make alliances with sectors that called for military invasions against Venezuela," Figuera said during an interview on the radio program "En Buena Hora", hosted by journalist Mario Villegas.

Wednesday, February 2, 2022

PCV: Maduro government is not socialist — Socialism has never been achieved in Venezuela

"This government is not socialist and in our country Socialism has never been achieved". Interview with Pedro Eusse, member of the Political Bureau of the CC of the Communist Party of Venezuela (PCV)

Within Venezuelan politics, there are many challenges to be faced by the parties, especially those of the left which are critical of the current system of government.

Among these parties is the Communist Party with its critical voice and which currently faces the contradictions of a country that can be read from various realities.

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Venezuela: PCV denounces the murder of José Urbina

In a statement issued on Tuesday, the Communist Party of Venezuela (PCV) condemned the heinous assassination of communist militant José Urbina, which took place in the Pedro Camejo community, Apure state, where the victim lived.

“The regional committee of the PCV in the state of Apure condemns the heinous murder of our comrade José Urbina at his home”, the party's statement said.  

Sunday, December 19, 2021

Venezuela: Attacks against the Communist Party must stop!

In a joint statement more than 20 Communist and Workers' Parties from all over the world express solidarity to the Communist Party of Venezuela (PCV) and demand an end to the various attacks against the political and electoral rights of the PCV, ahead of the January 2022 elections. 

The statement titled "Solidarity with the PCV in the face of the attacks against its political and electoral rights" is the following:

Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Communist Party of Venezuela: Statement on the extradition cases of Alex Saab, Claudia Diaz and Hugo Carvajal

The following statement by the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Venezuela (PCV) refers to the extradition cases of Alex Saab, Claudia Diaz and Hugo Carvajal:

"The Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Venezuela (PCV) reiterates its historic condemnation of US government’s efforts to take on the role of the world’s policeman and judge which it exercises today through the recurrent practice of illegally applying its national laws beyond its borders in flagrant violation of international law and the sovereignty of other countries.  

Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Solidarity with the working people and the CP of Venezuela (PCV) against the attack on its political and electoral rights

In a joint statement more than 25 Communist and Workers' Parties from all over the world express their solidarity with the working people and the Communist Party of Venezuela (PCV). Among others, the statement denounces the recent anti-communist attacks in the National Assembly against PCV General Secretary Óscar Figuera.

The full statement (in English and Spanish) is the following: 

Thursday, September 30, 2021

Venezuela: Anti-communist rampage by PSUV deputy

PSUV's Pedro Carreño (left) and PCV leader Figuera
In a statement the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Venezuela (PCV) denounces the anti-communist slanders launched by the deputy of the governing
United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) Pedro Carreño against General Secretary Oscar Figuera in the National Assembly. 

Below you can read the statement of the PCV in English and Spanish:

"In the September 14 National Assembly session, Deputy Oscar Figuera (Communist Party (PCV) and Popular Revolutionary Alternative (APR)) raised questions over the current pact between bourgeois elites which seeks to impose neoliberal policies on the country. 

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Communist Party of Venezuela: Maduro government returns to the IMF, gives in to imperialism

In a statement concerning the second round of negotiations between the social democratic government of Nicolas Maduro and the pro-US opposition in Mexico, the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Venezuela (PCV) points out:

"The second round of negotiations between the two opposing groups of the national bourgeoisie took place in Mexico from September 3 to 6. Both sides have announced two initial partial agreements as being a great advance for the interests of the country and the Venezuelan people. One agreement refers to "the defense of the sovereignty of Venezuela over the Essequibo Strip" while the other comes under the title of "an agreement for the social protection of the Venezuelan people”. 

Thursday, August 19, 2021

Venezuelan communists on Maduro-opposition talks: A deal between elites

Nicolas Maduro and US-backed Juan Guaido.
In a statement concerning the talks between representatives of the Maduro government and the US-backed right-wing opposition in Mexico City, the
Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Venezuela (PCV) talks about "deal between elites", denouncing the procedure as a "farce of a dialogue". The full statement of PCV is the following:

The Deal between Elites has been Consolidated in Mexico

Thursday, May 13, 2021

Venezuela: Two Communist Party members were shot dead within 48 hours in Táchira

Within 48 hours, two communists, members of the Communist Party of Venezuela (PCV) and its youth wing, the Communist Youth of Venezuela (JCV), were brutally murdered at the state of Táchira, close to the borders with Colombia. The names of the slained comrades are Oscar Rankel and Tony Rojas.

Comrade Rankel, also known as Cachú, a member of the Communist Youth of Venezuela (JCV) in the municipality of Bolivar, was shot dead by armed individuals in the middle of the street. The method of the assassination points to the activity of paramilitary groups.

Sunday, March 21, 2021

90th anniversary of the Communist Party of Venezuela (PCV) — Speech by General Secretary Oscar Figuera

Intervention by Oscar Figuera González, Secretary General of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Venezuela (PCV), in the event for the 90th anniversary of the Party held on March 5th, 2021: 

Good morning, comrades. Please receive the fraternal and solidarity greetings of all the membership and leadership of the Communist Party of Venezuela and the communist youth, with all our militant commitment in the anti-imperialist struggle for national liberation and for socialism-communism.

Saturday, March 6, 2021

Communist Party of Venezuela's 90th anniversary celebrated

Under the slogan "History belongs to us", the Communist Party of Venezuela (PCV), the political vanguard of the Venezuelan working class, commemorated its 90th anniversary on Friday 5 March 2021. 
 
The Party was founded in Caracas on 5 March 1931 as a clandestine organization during the repressive military dictatorship of Juan Vicente Gomez. The foundation of the PCV emerged as a historical necessity, for the organization and guidance of the working people's struggle in Venezuela

Saturday, February 13, 2021

Joint Statement: Slander and threats against the Communist Party of Venezuela are unacceptable

More than 40 Communist and Workers' Parties sign a joint statement denouncing the attempt by Venezuela's governing party PSUV and President Maduro to politically marginalize and undermine the Communist Party of Venezuela (PCV). 

Read here a PCV statement issued earlier this month.

More specifically, the joint statement reads:

Slander and threats against the Communist Party of Venezuela are unacceptable 

Friday, February 5, 2021

"President Maduro, the real dilemma is whether you are with the working class or with the capitalists" — PCV Statement

In a very interesting statement published on Tribuna Popular, the Political Bureau of the CC of the Communist Party of Venezuela (PCV) refers to some critical issues concerning the political direction and stance of Nicolas Maduro's social democratic government. 

The full statement is the following:

With foundations in its ideological, political and organisational autonomy and independence, the Communist Party of Venezuela (PCV) is committed to confronting US-European imperialist aggression. It is also committed to confronting the economic, labour and agricultural policies which President Nicolas Maduro has been applying in favour of Capital and landowners.

Wednesday, December 9, 2020

Venezuela Elections 2020: The Communist Party (PCV) is back in the National Assembly!

The parliamentary election in Venezuela is over, the people voted and the Communist Party (PCV) is back in National Assembly! Despite facing censorship and blockade by the media, the electoral alliance “Popular Revolutionary Alternative” (APR), backed by the PCV and other political groups, received 2.75% of the votes.

The Communist Party will be represented in the National Assembly by its General Secretary Oscar Figuera who has been elected a deputy.

With a low turnout of 30.5% of eligible voters, Nicolas Maduro's social democratic United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) and its allies swept the December 6th parliamentary elections and regained control of the National Assembly. According to the National Electoral Council, the PSUV-lead “Great Patriotic Pole” alliance has gained 68% of the votes and is projected to win at least 189 of the 277-seat assembly. 

Friday, December 4, 2020

Letter of the KKE to the National Electoral Council of Venezuela: On the anti-democratic censorship against PCV and APR

In a letter addressed to the President of the National Electoral Council of Venezuela Indira Alfonso, the member of the Political Bureau of the CC of the Communist Party of Greece (KKE) and MP Giorgos Marinos denounces the exclusion of the Communist Party of Venezuela (PCV) and the Popular Revolutionary Alternative (APR) electoral coalition from public and private media coverage ahead of the December 6th parliamentary elections. 

Read more about the censorship imposed on PCV and APR here. The letter is the following:

Monday, November 30, 2020

Venezuela's Communist Party denounces censorship ahead of the December 6th parliamentary election

In a statement addressed to the Communist and Workers' Parties of the world, the Communist Party of Venezuela (PCV) denounces the censorship that has been imposed upon the Party's electoral campaign, ahead of the December 6th parliamentary election. As the PCV points out, the communicational blockade against the Party was intensified following the decision to create the Popular Revolutionary Alternative (APR) together with other political and social organizations". 

The full statement is the following:

Sunday, November 22, 2020

Venezuela's Communist Party slams reformist "Plataforma de la Clase Obrera Antiimperialista (PCOA)"

The Communist Party of Venezuela (PCV) has issued a statement concerning the initiative called "Platform of the Anti-imperialist Working Class" (PCOA). Read the statement in english and spanish below:

"Together with class conscious trade unionism, the PCV will participate in initiatives of unity of anti-imperialist action.

The Communist Party of Venezuela (PCV), as the party of the working class and the Venezuelan working people, clarifies its position regarding Venezuela's launch of a supposed Platform of the Anti-imperialist Working Class (PCOA), which lacks the presence of class conscious trade union organizations from our country or representatives of national historical labor currents.

Monday, October 12, 2020

International Communist Review held teleconference on Venezuela: Speech by PCV General Secretary Oscar Figuera

On the 9th of October, the International Communist Review (ICR) successfully organized a teleconference in solidarity with the Communist Party of Venezuela (PCV), the working class and the people of Venezuela. 
 
The teleconference was attended by representatives of the following parties-members of the ICR: Communist Party of Greece (KKE), Communist Workers Party of Spain (PCTE), Socialist Party of Latvia, Communist Party of Mexico (PCM), Hungarian Workers 'Party, Union of Communists of Ukraine, Communist Workers' Party of Russia Communist Party of Turkey (TKP) and the Communist Party of Venezuela (PCV). 

The participant parties adopted a resolution expressing their solidarity with the PCV and the Venezuelan people.  

Friday, September 18, 2020

Venezuela: The Communist Party denounces the illegal dismissal of trade unionist by state company

The Communist Party of Venezuela (PCV) publically denounces the unjustified and illegal dismissal of the local leader and worker of the state-owned CVG Carbonorca company, Sergio Requena, who is also a candidate for the Popular Revolutionary Alternative (APR) to the National Assembly in circuit 2 of Bolivar State. 

From the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Venezuela (PCV), we join the voices of solidarity and support that come in floods from within the Venezuelan labour and popular movement to condemn the unfair and illegal dismissal to which the Comrade Sergio Requena, national coordinator of the Productive Workers' Army (EPO), are being subjected to by CVG Carbonorca, a state-owned company located in Guayana City, Bolivar State, where you are Workplace Director by decision and democratic election of workers.