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…

Bolivia: Complexity and Inspiration at the Roof of the World

Originally posted on the Council on Hemispheric Affairs’ website By: Chuck Kaufman, Alliance for Global Justice I returned in mid-October from an eleven day delegation to Bolivia, led by Senior COHA Analyst William Camacaro of the Alberto Lovera Bolivarian Circle in New York City. I recognize that no one can parachute into a country they’ve…

Meet Colombia’s Marcha Patriótica and Lazos de Dignidad November 10 – 25

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Come hear representatives of Colombia’s  Marcha Patriótica (Patriotic March) and Lazos de Dignidad (Links of Dignity). The Patriotic March is Colombia’s largest Left movement for a just peace and a target of heavy repression, with over 60 of its leaders assassinated in just two years time. Lazos de Dignidad provides legal representation and human rights…