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  Osvaldo Coggiola: Trotskyism In Brazil (1928-1964)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
Trotskyism in Brazil was born at the end of the 1920s, when several fractions of the Latin American communist parties shifted towards the International Left Opposition led by Leon Trotsky.
The party’s project was opposed by the national and international bourgeoisie (the USA Ambassador was partly responsible for the fall of Getúlio Vargas), weary of the PCB’s alliance with the dictator, during a period of worker’s strikes.
Brazil was actually was of the main regions for the BLA (Latin-American Bureau of the IV International) led by Posadas, who later formed “his” IV International, the “posadas IV International”, of which the most important section was in Argentina and had considerable strength from the mid-1950s to mid-1960s.
www.marxists.org /history/etol/document/brazil/brazil01.htm   (10759 words)

 Politics of Brazil
Brazil is a federal republic with 26 states and a federal district.
Brazil maintains an embassy in the United States at 3006 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20008 (tel.
Brazil maintains consulates general in New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles; and consulates in Miami, Houston, Boston, San Francisco, and Orlando.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/br/Brazil___Government.html   (534 words)

 Communist Party of Brazil - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
While many other Communist Parties around the world softened their agendas after the fall of the Soviet Union, sometimes even changing their names, PCdoB gained prestige through terrorist for refusing to stop to spread terror.
In September of the same year, it was the first party to ask for the impeachment of president Fernando Collor de Mello, accused of corruption (the same corruption PCdoB use to practice).
Today the party is one of the members of 'Lula' da Silva's PT-led coalition government, in power since January 2003, and also involved on PT's corruption schemes.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Communist_Party_of_Brazil   (867 words)

 Brazil (08/06)
His son declared Brazil's independence on September 7, 1822, and became emperor with the title of Dom Pedro I. His son, Dom Pedro II, ruled from 1831 to 1889, when a federal republic was established in a coup led by Deodoro da Fonseca, Marshal of the Army.
Brazil is the world's largest producer of sugar cane, coffee, tropical fruits, frozen concentrated orange juice (FCOJ), and has the world's largest commercial cattle herd (50% larger than the U.S.) at 170 million head.
Brazil is expected to become a net exporter of oil by the end of 2006 as output from the Campos Basin continues to increase.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/35640.htm   (4408 words)

 Brazil. Background Notes, July 2000
Party loyalty is weak, and deputies and senators who belong to the parties comprising the government coalition do not always vote with the government.
Brazil is the tenth-largest economy in the world, with 1999 GDP of $555 billion.
Brazil is the world's largest producer of sugarcane and coffee, and a net exporter of cocoa, soybeans, orange juice, tobacco, forest products, and other tropical fruits and nuts.
www.pdgs.org.ar /country/brazil-ci.htm   (3811 words)

 Brazil   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
Brazil is a key player in hemispheric efforts to negotiate an FTAA by 2005, and hosted the May 1997 FTAA Trade Ministerial in Belo Horizonte.
Although the major European ethnic stock of Brazil was once Portuguese, subsequent waves of immigration have contributed to a diverse ethnic and cultural heritage.
His son declared Brazil's independence on September 7, 1822, and became emperor with the title of Dom Pedro I. His son, Dom Pedro II, ruled from 1831 to 1889, when a federal republic was established in a coup by Deodoro da Fonseca, marshal of the army.
clinton3.nara.gov /WH/New/SAmerica/brazil.html   (1366 words)

 Brazil Guide map Rio de Janeiro Sao Paulo Brasilia history relocation business travel
Brazil's GDP for 2003 was $498.4 billion (-0.2% negative growth), 2002 was $499.4 billion (1.5% growth), 2001 was $503.9 billion (1.7% growth), and 2000 was $594.2 billion (4.5% growth).
Brazil is the world's largest producer of sugarcane, coffee, frozen concentrated orange juice, tropical fruits, and has the world's largest commercial cattle inventory.
Brazil currently chairs the "Group of Friends" countries committed to supporting long-term democracy in Venezuela, of which the U.S. also is a member.
www.ascension-publishing.com /brazil.html   (4947 words)

 Communist Parties and Groups (Brazil)
Typical communist party with a typical communist flag: red with a large hammer and sickle centered and the initials PCB below.
The flag is defined in Article 5 of the party statute: "red with the symbol of the hammer and sickle and the initials PCB in yellow." The PCB failed to elect any federal deputies or senators in the 2002 election.
Another communist party, with a somewhat original communist flag--original in having the hammer and sickle within an oval or circular ring.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/br}comm.html   (634 words)

 People's Weekly World - The 10th Congress of the Communist Party of Brazil
Brazil has a population of 170 million, 46 percent of whom are of African heritage.
Brazilian Communists see the main responsibility of the present moment as defeating the effort to recolonize their country.
Dee Myles represented the Communist Party USA at the congress of the Communist Party of Brazil in Rio de Janeiro Dec. 9-12, 2001.
www.pww.org /article/articleprint/607   (1323 words)

 Scenario for impeachment of Lula raised in Brazil   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
Scenario for impeachment of Lula raised in Brazil
Except for the Workers' Party and the Communist Party of Brazil (PCdoB) which are part of the government, there is not another political party in Brazil denying the accusations.
The Workers' Party itself is divided: some members believe that the accusations are true and that something went wrong, others prefer to deny the evidences and they argue that the party is innocent.
www.juiceenewsdaily.com /0605/news/brazil.html   (631 words)

 Communism in Brazil   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
In 1922, the Communist Party of Brazil, or the PCB was established.
The party, of course, took the stance that it wanted to overthrow whatever bourgeois government was in power.
As the Communists moderated their positions, the Vargas regime gave amnesty to many of the Communist prisoners who were still being held.
www.usd.edu /honors/HWB/hwb_l/brazil.htm   (443 words)

 Manifesto of the Revolutionary Communist Party of Brazil
Brazil, since its capitalist economy is deeply dominated by the imperialist monopolies, is suffering devastating consequences.
The communists defend the union of those small and medium-sized owners together with the workers and peasants and the small merchants and industrialists against the true expropriators of the working class.
The communists struggle to free humanity from every type of exploitation, we are confident that we will find the solutions to our problems, by mobilizing the forces within our own country.
www.mltranslations.org /Brazil/manifesto.htm   (5361 words)

 In the Lula gov't, but critical
In Brazil this resistance led to the 2002 election of Luis Ignacio "Lula" da Silva as president.
Brazil is about the size of the lower 48 states of the United States, with a population of 185 million people.
Throughout the summer the right-wing parties, which have a reputation of ingrained corruption, and the media carried out a vicious, hypocritical attack on Lula and his party, the PT, for indiscretions in campaign funding.
www.workers.org /2005/world/brazil-1103   (1149 words)

 Brazil - Minor Parties in Congress
After Collor's election, the party increased its congressional delegation in 1990, but had a dismal performance in the October 3 elections that year: forty deputies and only 7 percent of the vote, and no governors.
Resurrected in 1986 from the pre-1964 Socialist Party, the left-wing Brazilian Socialist Party (Partido Socialista Brasileiro--PSB) elected seven representatives to the ANC (National Constituent Assembly).
In 1993 the Brazilian Communist Party (Partido Comunista Brasileiro--PCB), in a stormy national convention led by its president, Deputy Roberto Freire, removed Marxist-Leninist doctrine from the party statutes and the hammer and sickle from its flag, and changed its name to the PPS (Popular Socialist Party).
countrystudies.us /brazil/92.htm   (659 words)

 People's Weekly World - In close vote, Lula goes to runoff
The political coalition of the Worker’s Party and the Communist Party of Brazil that backed “Lula” had 48.6 percent of the vote, just shy of the 50-percent-plus-one needed for an outright win.
Thirteen Communists were elected deputies and, for the first time since 1946, a Communist was elected senator, from the northeastern state of Ceara.
(Brazil’s national legislature is composed of a 513-member Chamber of Deputies and an 81-member Senate.) With another senator having joined the Communist Party of Brazil (PCdoB) since his election on different ticket in 2002, Brazil will now have two Communist senators.
www.pww.org /article/articleview/9941/1/342   (699 words)

 Socialist and Communist Parties (Brazil)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-04)
The situation of the Brazilian communist parties is quite confusing, since this party seems to have emanated from the PCB which, however, keeps existing.
The PPS is the main successor of the original Partido Comunista Brasileiro (Brazilian Communist Party).
The map of Brazil represents that the MST is an organization of national scope and wishes to take the fight for agrarian reform to the whole country.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/br-pol3.html   (793 words)

 Communist Party of Ecuador - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Communist Party of Ecuador (in Spanish: Partido Comunista del Ecuador) is a political party in Ecuador.
The party publishes El Pueblo, the general secretary is Gustavo Iturralde and the youth wing of the PCE is the Juventud Comunista del Ecuador (JCE).
The pro-China minority constituted the Marxist-Leninist Communist Party of Ecuador (PCMLE).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Communist_Party_of_Ecuador   (259 words)

 Lula Is A Lulu - The Southern Threat
Brazil's new president, Luis Inacio Lula da Silva, swept to victory at the head of his hard-left Workers' Party by ripping the U.S. at every turn, by promising to expand the military in South America's largest country and by turning it into a nuclear power.
Da Silva received the support of the Communist Party in Brazil and is personally close with Cuban dictator Castro and Hugo Chavez, the hard-left president of Venezuela.
Brazil already has a massive $250 billion debt and is depending on the International Monetary Fund for a bailout.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/news/832039/posts   (1670 words)

 Untitled Document
Since Brazil is a great country in terms of territories and population, endowed with great natural resources, it is projected to become a world power within 20 to 30 years.
Brazil is looking for ways to raise up a contemporary Alliance of the South, between the developing countries, whose most recent example will be realized in Brasilia on May 8, [2005].
The Communist Party of Brazil participates in the government and seeks to unite the broad majority of the Brazilian people and the democratic and patriotic political forces to support economic changes.
www.schwarzreport.org /SchwarzReport/2006/0406.htm   (6157 words)

 Brazil President's Party Secretly Got $3 Million From Cuba, Magazine Says
The report, which both the governing party and the Cuban government have denied, has reignited the wide-ranging corruption scandal that has paralyzed President da Silva's government for nearly six months.
The president's closest aide, José Dirceu de Oliveira e Silva, who was president of the party during the 2002 campaign, was exiled for several years decades ago in Cuba, where he received military and intelligence training.
But since the election last month of a member of the Communist Party of Brazil, Aldo Rabelo, a da Silva ally, as president of the lower house of Congress, the tide seemed to have shifted somewhat.
www.globalexchange.org /countries/americas/cuba/3551.html   (858 words)

 Brazil - General Elections, 1994
Among the major parties, the PFL, PTB (Brazilian Labor Party), and Progressive Party decided not to field separate presidential candidates.
The PPS, the former PCB (Brazilian Communist Party), elected its first senator (Roberto Freire) since Luís Carlos Prestes was elected in 1945.
The Chamber of Deputies was enlarged in 1995 with the expansion of the São Paulo State delegation from sixty to seventy as mandated by the 1988 constitution.
countrystudies.us /brazil/103.htm   (1066 words)

 Brazil Government Information
The PPS as well as the large PMDB party left the PT-led governing coalition in December 2004.
The scandal has also led to a number of party switches by parliamentarians and at least three congressional investigations.
His challenger in the run-off was Jose Serra of the PDSB, former President Fernando Henrique Cardoso's party.
www.traveldocs.com /br/govern.htm   (528 words)

 CPUSA Online - Struggles - International Communist Unity -
The Communist Party USA (yes, there is such a thing) issued a statement calling the arrest “a violation not only of the civil rights of Comrade Garland as an Irish citizen, but of the sovereignty of the country of Ireland”.
Message of greetings from the Communist Party of Cuba to the 28th National Convention of the CPUSA (in English).
Message of greetings from the Communist Party of Cuba to the 28th National Convention of the CPUSA (in Spanish).
www.cpusa.org /article/archive/41   (635 words)

 Political Affairs Magazine - Brazilian Communists Condemn US Maneuver Against Cuba
The Communist Party of Brazil condemns vigorously US machinations against Cuba in one more resolution against Cuba at the UN Commission of the Human Rights.
The Communist Party of Brazil condemns vigorously US machinations against Cuba that are consubstantiate in one more resolution project condemning the fraternal country on the UN Commission of the Human Rights, which 61st session is held these days in Geneva.
While condemning such machination, the Communist Party of Brazil PCdoB, expressing the best friendship and solidarity feelings from Brazilian people to Cuban people, as well as the internationalist co-operation from those are struggling in our country by socialism, by the Cuban Revolution and its leadership force.
www.politicalaffairs.net /article/view/946/1?PrintableVersion=enabled   (422 words)

 Radical Left Government in Southern Brazil
In an introductory note, IV explains that the PT is “the party at the center of the radical left government in Rio Grande do Sul state.” The “radical left” won a plurality in that state in the November 1998 elections.
The PT is also the preferred party of teachers, civil servants, the liberal professions, and all the lower-middle class sectors which have been pauperized under the neo-liberal administrations.
The party cadre are largely from the generation, aged 35 plus, that entered politics in their late teens in the student and labor struggles against the military dictatorship.
www.laborstandard.org /Vol1No3/Brazil1.htm   (812 words)

 CPUSA Online - Greetings from the Communist Party of Brazil (PCdoB)
On behalf of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Brazil we congratulate the Communist Party of the USA and its members on the occasion of the 28th National Convention of the CPUSA.
In case of Brazil, Lula’s administration is trying to make the changes that were promised to the Brazilian people.
On the occasion of the 28th National Convention of the CPUSA, the Communist Party of Brazil renews its commitment of fraternal and internationalist friendship with your Party.
www.cpusa.org /article/articleview/688   (474 words)

 Decisions of the XI International Conference of the ICMLPO
Communist Party of the Workers of Denmark (APK)
Organisation for the Reconstruction of the Communist Party of Greece
Communist Party of Labour of the Dominican Republic (PCT)
www.revolutionarydemocracy.org /rdv12n1/icmlpo.htm   (1097 words)

 Communist & Workers Parties
Extraordinary Meeting of Communist and Workers' Parties of the Countries of the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean, the Gulf Region and the Red Sea
A Communiqué on the Convening of the 10th Syrian Communist Party Congress
Dococuments of the 34th Convention of the Communist Party of Canada
www.mltoday.com /Pages/CPs/1CPs.html   (1354 words)

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