Monday, December 26, 2022

Brazilian communist leader Ivan Pinheiro honored in Mexico

Ivan Pinheiro, General Secretary of the Brazilian Communist Party from 2005 to 2016, was honored by the Communist Party of Mexico (PCM) with the “David Alfaro Siqueiros Medal for Revolutionary Merit”, as a recognition of his contribution to the communist movement in Brazil and Latin America.

Pinheiro, a lawyer by profession who stood as a candidate at the 2010 Presidental Elections in Brazil, received the medal during the 7th Congress of the PCM on December 17, 2022. 
The Communist Party of Mexico (PCM) initiated the “David Alfaro Siqueiros Medal for Revolutionary Merit”, named after the famous communist painter and muralist David Alfaro Siqueiros, in honor of exemplary communists in Latin America. Ivan Pinheiro is the first recipient of the Medal.