Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Government failed to solve economic and political issues in the country - Marxist party
Thu, May 1, 2014, 10:03 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

May 01, Colombo: The present capitalist government of President Mahinda Rajapaksa has failed to solve economic and political issues in Sri Lanka and pushed the country towards a "deep economic - political - social - cultural precipice," the Marxist party Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) said today.

The party said the regime has given up production economy and plunging the country in a nefarious economy that is abundant with gambling including online casino, liquor, heroin, prostitution and black money racketeering.

In its May Day Message, the JVP heavily criticized the government for making Sri Lanka "infamous by making it a hideout for local and international bandits, outlaws and gangsters."

The party accused the government of lying to the people about development and said the government does not tell the people that billions of money obtained as loans have been wasted and the country has been imprisoned in a debt trap.

The JVP said all people the Sinhalese, Tamil, Muslim Burgher and Malay masses are increasingly realizing the economic, political and cultural breakdown in the country.

The party invited all "working masses, the farmer community, women, youths, students, professionals, technologists, entrepreneurs, industrialists, artistes, humanitarians and environmentalists to ideologically and organizationally rally round the ant-imperialist, anti-capitalist broad front that is being built with the leadership of the JVP and to struggle until the victory of new Socialism that establishes democracy, equality, national unity and achieve social justice and freedom."

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Procedure announced for foreign passport holders traveling to Sri Lanka's North
-- [6 minutes ago]
Sri Lanka Army to take control of relief centers for landslide victims
-- [32 minutes ago]
Sri Lanka's Carson group completes acquisition of Millers Brewery
-- [1 hour and 32 minutes ago]
Controversial Sri Lankan Minister's son assaulted at night club
-- [1 hour and 53 minutes ago]
Lee Hedges Investments enters into lease agreement with Sri Lanka's UDA for a mixed development project
-- [2 hours ago]
Sri Lanka to launch two projects to enhance power sector capacity
-- [3 hours ago]
India to contest Sri Lanka court's death sentences of fishermen through legal process
-- [9 hours ago]
Sri Lanka to establish a new Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) to monitor fishing boats
India pledges Rs.10 million as immediate relief for Sri Lanka landslide victims
Sri Lanka national carrier receives first of six new A330-300 on order

Copyright © 2000, 2014 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.