NicaNotes: Bolivian Coup, Imperialist Inquisition, and Briefs

On Sunday of this publication week, the Empire succeeded in Bolivia, where it has failed in Nicaragua and Venezuela, to foment a coup against democratically-elected President Evo Morales. Morales resigned in an effort to avert further bloodshed and has been granted political asylum in Mexico. There are reports coming out of Bolivia of continued violence…

AFGJ STATEMENT AND BACKGROUND ON THE COUP IN BOLIVIA

EDIT: See live updates from on the ground in Bolivia HERE The Alliance for Global Justice condemns the US-backed, OAS-orchestrated military coup against the democratically elected government of Bolivia. We support the efforts of the Bolivian people to restore the constitutional order and return President Evo Morales to office. We call on the community of…

Venezuela-ALBA Weekly #277, 11.8.2019: US and Neoliberalism being dealt a Defeat in Latin America

Final Declaration of the Anti-Imperialist Encounter of Solidarity for Democracy and Against Neoliberalism a clear statement from the conference, showing who imperialism is backing in Latin America and pointing out its regime change operations. Cuba UN condemnation of US blockade on Cuba: 187 votes in favor of Cuba leave the United States looking even more…

NicaNotes: The Great Hypocrisy of Our Time

By Jorge Capelán, Tortillaconsal.com October 30, 2019 (Reprinted from Tortillaconsal.com and Popular Resistance) When it is truly the people who rise up, you can tell from a mile away. When the protests are not organized by the powerful, the demonstrators do not look like soldiers or criminals. They have no mortars or home-made weapons, no contact…

Venezuela-ALBA Weekly 11.01.2019: US Gov Attack on Venezuela Defenders; Bolivians Mobilize to Combat Attempted Coup

Venezuela Grayzone editor Max Blumenthal arrested months after reporting on Venezuelan opposition violence Journalist Max Blumenthal was arrested on October 25 and charged with “assault” in a political case that he says is “completely false” and “manufactured” by Venezuela opposition supporters. Blumenthal, the editor of The Grayzone, reported on  the defenders of Venezuelan sovereignty who…