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  The Cuban Communist Party's Anti-Castro Activities
The party was officially founded in August of 1925 by Julio Antonio Mella, a student leader, Carlos Balino, an associate of Cuban liberator Jose Marti, and Fabio Grobart, a Jewish tailor who ironically had escaped from Communist pogroms in his native Poland three years earlier.
The Communists docility and dangerous co-existence with Batista included several painful episodes in the struggle against the tyrant, such as the Party's boycott of anti-Batista demonstrations and their siding with Batista's police against a group of organized demonstrators as early as November 19, 1955.
Castro intelligently recognized that the Communist party leaders were extremely able in organizing the political muscles of the country in a manner which would benefit his upcoming official joining of the Communist bloc.
members.tripod.com /~Campello/castro.html   (7187 words)

  
 Communist Party of Canada (Marxist-Leninist) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Communist Party of Canada (Marxist-Leninist) (CPC-ML) is a Canadian federal political party whose platform is the promotion of communism.
The Internationalists were initially a Maoist student group but, as a result of their growth, they declared themselves a formal political party on March 31, 1970 and changed their name to the Communist Party of Canada (Marxist-Leninist).
The party first ran candidates for the Canadian House of Commons during the 1974 federal election but has had to run them as candidates of the "Marxist-Leninist Party of Canada" after Elections Canada ruled that the party's preferred name was too close to that of the Communist Party of Canada.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Marxist-Leninist_Party_of_Canada   (1305 words)

  
 Cubafacts.com - Cuban Government Institutions, Chapt 3 - Cuban Communist Party   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The party is rooted in an uneasy alliance among the core leaderships of fidelista veterans of the "26 of July" movement and members of the former Popular Socialist Party (Partido Socialista Popular--PSP), Cuba's pro-Soviet communist party.
Party congresses, typically lasting one to two weeks, are large gatherings of hundreds of delegates from all sectors of the PCC, as well as the top party leadership.
The Committee, which consists of 150 high-ranking party members (including the PCC Politburo), oversees party activities at all levels of the state and society and is responsible for carrying forward the programs initiated at the congresses.
www.cubafacts.com /Polsys/government_structure3.htm   (1981 words)

  
 Communist Nations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Unlike the Communist organizations of Eastern Europe and the USSR, the Chinese Communist party (CCP) was able to stem the tide of democratic protest in the late 1980s.
Founded in 1921, it is the largest Communist party in the world, with an estimated membership of more than 58 million in the late 1990s.
On paper the Cuban Communist Party is a mass organisation, with 700,000 members, and 600,000 in the Young Communists (UJC).
www.adherents.com /largecom/com_communist.html   (320 words)

  
 Communist Party Statistics Sources
Its authority was particularly evident in relations with the Communist parties in Eastern Europe and with the smaller parties of Western Europe and the western hemisphere.
The party's secretary-general from 1930 until 1964, Maurice Thorez, was briefly (1946-47) vice-premier of France; the party was led by Georges Marchais (1920-97) from 1972 to 1993.
Communist parties in the western hemisphere, except for those of Cuba and Nicaragua, are generally small and sometimes illegal.
www.adherents.com /largecom/communist_parties.html   (3823 words)

  
 THE HOMELAND BELONGS TO US ALL /Cuban Dissidence Task Group
The party insists on unity but forgets that, for that unity to be valid and real (and not a mere parody), it is necessary for a consensus freely reached by the citizenry to emerge.
For the party, the concrete tasks ahead are clear, but it does not identify for the populace the solutions to the problems, the timetables involved, or the differing view points.
It is said that the party demands each and everyone of its members to think with his own head and to express himself freely within the bosom of the party organizations.
www.fiu.edu /~fcf/zhomelandbelongstoall.html   (4434 words)

  
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The memory of legendary Comandante Ernesto Che Guevara, founder of the Cuban Communist Party, was present in the opening minutes of the Fifth Congress of the island's main political organization.
Focussing on the role of the Party, the Cuban leader said that it has been the unity of the Cuban people with their Party and the responsibility and consciousness with which that Party has assumed its guiding role that has guaranteed success.
Cuban fighters were with him in Africa, Cuban fighters fought with him in Bolivia.
www.blythe.org /nytransfer-subs/97-10cari/Radio_Havana_Cuba,_October_8,_1997   (1905 words)

  
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The Revolution was consolidated and the Communist CP became the party of the Cuban Revolution.
Although the Cuban leadership was not entirely in favor of Stalinists politics in general they did in the end put all their cards on and alliance with the Stalinists in defense of the Cuban Revolution.
Another road that the Cuban Communist Party could have taken back then as well as today was the road of relying on the International Proletariat and a policy of building revolutionary Communist Parties in every country of the world to overthrow the bougeoisie.
www.kmf.org /malecki/cockroach/cr0032.txt   (3623 words)

  
 Afropop Worldwide
NV: Well, the source, the roots, of the Cuban Communist Party, have to be traced first of all to the Europeans who had migrated to Cuba, particularly at the beginning of the 20th century.
But the Communist Party as such, the first cells are established in 1923, the Party is formally created in 1925, with Eastern European leaders, with some fl labor leaders, as well as Cuban intellectuals, particularly from the city of Havana.
In fact, the Cuban government at that time was the first to establish a coalition with the Communists and to run for office and actually to win power by October 10, 1940.
www.afropop.org /multi/interview/ID/55/Nelson+Valdes   (2707 words)

  
 Center for Teaching
Cuban students are expected to follow the Cuban Communist Party line during discussions.
Recent Cuban immigrant students are characterized as having a strong work ethic based on Cuba’s incorporation of both manual/agricultural labor and cognitive/intellectual labor in its educational system.
Cuban students may face difficulties debating or practicing large group discussion since these are uncommon practices in Cuban classrooms.
www.uiowa.edu /~centeach/resources/ideas/cuba.html   (289 words)

  
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The paper notes that as the main political force behind the preservation of unity, the Cuban Communist Party is today at the center of attacks, whose true aims are disguised as criticism of a so-called single party system on the Island.
The Cuban Communist Party document, issued with a view to the upcoming 5th congress of the organization, will be discussed by Cubans from all spheres of life.
At the initiative of the Asturian communist party, local residents will have the chance to demonstrate their support of the 14th World Festival of Youth and Students to be held in Cuba this summer in a cultural week dedicated to the island.
www.radiohc.org /Distributions/Radio_Havana_English/.1997/97_may/rhc-eng-05.26.97   (1122 words)

  
 WorldNetDaily: China strengthens ties with Cuba
In an effort to "consolidate friendship and strengthen bilateral cooperation with the Cuban Communist Party," a "large delegation" of Chinese Communist Party officials is currently visiting Cuba at the invitation of the Cuban Communist Party, according to official Cuban sources.
Cuban trade with Latin America and the Caribbean accounts for "25 to 30 percent" of the island's foreign trade and is expected to grow.
The Fifteenth Congress of the Chinese Communist Party, held in November 1997, adopted the concept of separating economic and political reform.
www.wnd.com /news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=20955   (604 words)

  
 Cuban Communist Party official addresses church leaders / Star-Telegram - Cuba News / Noticias - CubaNet News
HAVANA -- In what church leaders view as a validation of their growing legitimacy, an official of the Central Committee of the Cuban Communist Party addressed some 300 leaders of Cuban Churches of Christ gathered in Havana in early March.
While the Cuban government in recent years has been reaching out to the Roman Catholic Church and more liberal mainline Protestant denominations, the meeting with the Churches of Christ leaders was considered unique because of the denomination's generally conservative theological and social outlook.
Echoing a watchword of the socialist regime's 40-year attempt to radically transform Cuba, Gutierrez spoke of "the society of the new man" she sees as a "common destiny" for the state she represented and the believers she addressed.
www.cubanet.org /CNews/y00/mar00/17e13.htm   (420 words)

  
 List of Cuban newspapers - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Contrary to popular belief, national newspapers in Cuba are not under the direct control of the government.
Rather, they are published by various organisations in Cuban life, notably the Cuban Communist party which is the only legal party in Cuba.
Granma - organ of the Cuban Communist Party [1]
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_Cuban_newspapers   (123 words)

  
 Communist Party of Britain - for peace and socialism
The Communist Party of Britain is calling on the British government to protest against the release of former CIA operative Luis Posadas Carriles who is wanted by the Venezuelan government for terrorist activities.
In a letter to Foreign Secretary Margaret Beckett yesterday, the party's general secretary Robert Griffiths urged the government to demand that US authorities 'ensure his extradition to Venezuela to face trial for his part in organising the bomb which destroyed a Cuban airliner in October 1976, resulting in the deaths of 73 people'.
Britain's communists are proposing a left wing programme for consideration by the labour and progressive movements.
www.communist-party.org.uk   (749 words)

  
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The historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, was unanimously re-elected by the 5th Party Congress as the organization's top leader.
The 5th Congress of the Cuban Communist Party is the culmination of a process that involved more than 700,000 members of the organization islandwide.
In related news, the Communist Parties of China and Vietnam have sent greetings to the Fifth Congress of Cuban Communists, reiterating their solidarity with the island.
www.radiohc.org /Distributions/Radio_Havana_English/.1997/97_oct/rhc-eng-10.10.97   (1095 words)

  
 Rock around the Blockade online
Espin was a committed member of the Cuban Communist Party's Central Committee, and a member of the Council of State of Cuba.
In the eyes of the world, the so-called ?rusade on terrorism is unavoidably heading down the path to a humiliating defeat.' General Raul Castro, Second Sectetary of the Cuban Communist Party and acting President of Cuba in Fidel Castro's illness, speaks on the 50th anniversary of the Cuban Revolutionary Armed Forces.
Joint protests in London for the release of the Cuban Five.
www.ratb.org.uk   (628 words)

  
 The Militant - 1/20/97 -- To Follow Cuban Revolution, Read `Granma International'
The Oct. 30, 1996, issue, for example, included the text of a document on "Party work in the current circumstances" that was discussed and debated in local units of the Communist Party and Union of Young Communists (UJC) at the end of 1995.
Members of the party must lead the effort to explain that there is no "form of capitalism with a human face; capitalism with social justice; capitalism with advantages for all," it emphasizes.
The discussions held by members of the Communist Party and UJC helped prepare a series of detailed discussions held in virtually every workplace in Cuba in the first half of this year.
www.themilitant.com /1997/613/613_14.html   (570 words)

  
 Cuba - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Cuba   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The Cuban missile crisis brought the USA and the USSR to the brink of nuclear war, but conflict was averted when the USSR agreed to dismantle the missiles at the US president's insistence.
Further market-orientated reforms were introduced in November 1994 by the Cuban government but the USA remained intransigent and, despite UN condemnation, refused to lift its embargo.
The raid on the house was authorized by the attorney general and approved by President Clinton; it triggered violent protests by the Cuban community in Miami and condemnation of the government's tactics by senior Republicans.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Cuba   (1719 words)

  
 Cuban Communist Party not to stand in the April elections | CSC
After the 1976 polls, the Cuban population has nominated and elected many PCC militants, but this is due to their their merits, skills and talents and nothing to do with coercion or obligation.
It is the Cuban people who prepare elections, from the designation of authorities and the elaboration of electoral registers to the public vote count and check, and the publication of elected people, said the paper.
Cubans have absolutely proven to be a nation of free men and women who are able to propose and revoke their leaders, Granma maintains.
www.cuba-solidarity.org.uk /news.asp?ItemID=391   (546 words)

  
 Fidel Castro inaugurates the Fifth Congress of the Cuban Communist Party on October 8th
Resolutions reiterated the Cuban government's view that dissidents on the island were U.S. hirelings bent on putting Cuba under American domination.
There was discussion of the market-oriented reforms introduced in the early 1990s and the need to combat the detrimental effects of the legalisation of dollars and limited self-employment, though there was no change in the plan to continue to attract tourism and foreign investment.
The Party called for a crack down on crime associated with the small private sector and expressed concern about social divisions created by the relative wealth of some Cubans under the new reforms.
www.poptel.org.uk /cuba-solidarity/CubaSi-January/Cuban5thCongress.html   (796 words)

  
 Cuban Communist Party Partido Comunista Cubano Newsfeed
The point is that although the Cuban Communist Party and Fidel Castro are a better father to their family than any other family on the block, the point of socialism is that there is not supposed to be a father.
In 1991, however, the Communist Party lifted its prohibition against religious believers seeking membership, and a year later the constitution was amended to characterize the state as secular instead of atheist.
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www.cubaverdad.net /themefeeds/pcc.php   (3933 words)

  
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She said the United States is determined to prevent the Cuban Revolution from living and developing, but that the Cuban people is doing everything possible to defend and carry their process on.
The pages with the largest number of access is the one offering a free coverage of the 5th Congress of the Cuban Communist Party, which includes photos and another dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the death of Ernesto Che Guevara and his comrades in Bolivia.
PARIS.- The Cuban judo contestants competing yesterday at the World Judo Championship in France were defeated in their attempts to win any of the medals in dispute.
www.blythe.org /nytransfer-subs/97-10cari/Cuba_News_in_Brief_10-11-97   (1138 words)

  
 VI. Cuban Travel Policy
Cuban scientists who wish to undertake international travel must seek permission from their place of employment and the corresponding Communist Party nucleus.
Following approval by the responsible parties in the workplace, the request goes to the Ministry of Science, Technology, and the Environment, where applicable, and then to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The significant decrease in the number of exchanges between U.S. and Cuban scientists since 1995 is attributed to Track Two policies, according to Cuban officials at the Ministry of Science, Technology, and the Environment.
shr.aaas.org /rtt/report/six.htm   (1462 words)

  
 Search Results for communist party - Encyclopædia Britannica
Cuban communist party organized by Fidel Castro and others in 1965 but historically dating from communist activity begun in Cuba in 1923.
Initially, the party was outlawed, and it operated clandestinely until the post-World War II Allied occupation command restored freedom of political...
(1848; “Manifesto of the Communist Party”), pamphlet written by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels to serve as the platform of the Communist League.
www.britannica.com /search?query=communist+party   (495 words)

  
 Communist Party of Ireland / Páirtí Cumannach na hÉireann
The CPI has sent a message of condolence to the Cuban government and the Communist Party of Cuba on the death of Vilma Espín Guillois, a hero of the Cuban Revolution.
Thirty-nine European communist and workers’ parties have issued a strong protest against the establishment of new American “anti-missile” bases in Poland and the Czech Republic as well as so-called “ordinary military bases” in Romania and Bulgaria.
The premier Cuban solidarity event in the Irish calendar. This year’s Camp Havana is dedicated to the topic of Cuban medicine and its unparalleled provision of health care to impoverished societies around the world.
www.communistpartyofireland.ie   (1549 words)

  
 Biographies of Cuban Military Commanders - Leopoldo Cintra Frias
Since the foundation of the Cuban Communist Party in 1965, Cintra Frias has been a member of the organization.
Major; Chief of the Infantry division of the Army in Havana; member of the Central Committee of the Cuban Communist Party.
Chief of the Cuban Troops in South Angola.
www.cubapolidata.com /cafr/cafr_cintra.html   (302 words)

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