Call or Email WOLA Today to Protest Their Statement on Venezuela!

Friends, We urge you to call or write the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA) to protest their interventionist statement,  issued on the eve of the April 10-11 Summit of the Americas, repeating US slanders against the government of Venezuela. The statement/op-ed is here: http://fpif.org/strengthening-multilateral-defense-of-human-rights-in-the-americas/ The op-ed statement repeats false accusations  of “harrassment of human…

U.S. CITIZENS AND NGOs JOIN WORLD LEADERS IN CALL FOR PRESIDENT OBAMA TO RETRACT EXECUTIVE ORDER AGAINST VENEZUELA

This press release is being sent on behalf of the Venezuela Strategy Group, a coalition of Venezuela experts and US peace and justice organizations. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 2, 2015 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION Eva Golinger, evagolinger@gmail.com Chuck Kaufman, 202-540-8336; chuck@AFGJ.org Michael Bass, 510-654-5355; michaelbass84@gmail.com Stansfield Smith, 773-340-6720; stansfieldsmith@yahoo.com   U.S. CITIZENS AND NGOs JOIN WORLD…

Venezuela National Day of Action Activities by City

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Venezuela National Day of Action Activities by City March 5 is the second anniversary of the passing of Venezuela’s President Hugo Chávez, who transformed Venezuela through his courageous struggle to help Venezuelans become protagonists of their destiny.  The Venezuela Strategy Group, a coalition of solidarity organizations and individuals has called for actions on March 5…

Support the Injured Colombian Workers!!!

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by Paige Shell Spurling On February 16, 2015, 20 injured workers from the Colombian petroleum industry joined the injured Colombian General Motors workers in the tent encampment in front of the U.S. Embassy in Bogota that the GM workers have occupied for the last 3 ½ years. Many of their wives accompanied them, bringing the…

The Peace Process in Colombia—How the United States Can Help

Members of the CUT labor federation in Colombia march for peace in Colombia.

by James Jordan, Alliance for Global Justice Send an email to the White House and State Department demanding an end to extraditions that threaten Colombia’s peace process, and for Simón Trinidad aka Ricardo Palmera to be allowed to take his proper place at the negotiations. Click here to learn about AfGJ’s April 11-18, 2015 delegation…

Close Colombia’s La Tramacúa, US Funded and Designed Prison

Inside La Tramacúa, Colombian prison built with US funding and designs.

THE ALLIANCE FOR GLOBAL JUSTICE DISTRIBUTES A PUBLIC DENUNCIATION AGAINST THE NATIONAL PENITENTIARY INSTITUE OF COLOMBIA (INPEC) FOR VIOLATIONS OF HUMAN RIGHTS AGAINST PRISONERS OF “LA TRAMACÚA” PENITENTIARY IN VALLEDUPAR, DEPARTMENT OF CESAR – COLOMBIA, AND SUPPORTS AND DEMANDS THE IMMEDIATE CLOSURE OF THIS PENITENTIARY CENTER, FOR THE FOLLOWING REASONS Para leer la denuncia original…