Carnation Revolution
Jose Saramago Centenary - Portugal Portuguese communists kickstart celebrations for Jose Saramago’s birth centenary

November 16, 2022 will mark the hundredth birth anniversary of renowned Portuguese writer and communist Jose Saramago, recipient of the Nobel Prize for literature in 1998

Catarina Eufémia - Portugal Portuguese pay tribute to Catarina Eufémia, icon of resistance against Estado Novo regime

A young harvester from the Alentejo region, Eufémia was murdered by a lieutenant of the National Guard during a protest for higher wages on May 19, 1954 at the age of 26

“Tell no lies, claim no easy victories”: Remembering Amílcar Cabral

96 years after the birth of revolutionary Amílcar Cabral, his life, struggle and contributions continue to guide us

46 years of Carnation Revolution

The revolution has also immortalized the Portuguese song ‘Grândola, Vila Morena’ written by Zeca Afonso in 1972, based on the theme of fraternity between people of the Portuguese town of Grândola.

Carnation revolution Portugal Portugal gears up for anniversary of Carnation Revolution

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s celebration of the anniversary of the Carnation Revolution of 1974 will be held on balconies. The revolution ended the 41-year dictatorship of the Estado Novo junta

Guinea-Bissau War of Independence_ Guinea-Bissau war of independence

The war ended when Portugal, after the Carnation Revolution of 1974, granted independence to Guinea-Bissau, followed by Cape Verde a year later.

Hundreds march in Lisbon against neo-nazi event Hundreds march in Lisbon against neo-nazi event

Portuguese communists and the Left Bloc registered a strong protest against a conference of far-right groups, organized by the hyper-nationalist platform called New Social Order.