Venezuela & ALBA Weekly 7.01.2022: Second US Government Delegation to Venezuela; Presidents Maduro and Petro talk

Political Prisoner Alex Saab COHA (Dan Kovalik): New Revelations of Former US Secretary of Defense Confirm Illegality of the Extradition and Arrest of Diplomat Alex Saab Esper writes, “At Maduro’s direction, Saab was reportedly on special assignment to negotiate a deal with Iran for Venezuela to receive more fuel, food, and medical supplies. Saab was…

Venezuela & ALBA News 6.24.2022: President Maduro’s Eurasia Tour Advances Struggle for a Multipolar World

Al Mayadeen: President Maduro: A new world has been born “Turkey, Algeria, Iran, Kuwait, Qatar, and now here in Azerbaijan. These six countries are friendly countries, and we have consolidated this friendship over many years and built political ties, diplomatic relations, and personal friendships, and now we have drawn up new plans for a new…

NicaNotes: Since when is dismantling a coup d’état “dismantling democracy”?

By Edwin Sánchez (This article was originally published in Spanish by Nicaragua Sandino and can be read here: http://nicaraguasandino.com/desde-cuando-desarticular-un-golpe-de-estado-es-desmantelar-la-democracia/. It was translated into English by Tortilla Con Sal.) [Nicaragua journalist Edwin Sánchez writes a heartfelt comparison between what happened on Jan. 6, 2021, in the United States and the US-supported coup attempt of April to…

LAST CHANCE! Rest, Relaxation, and Resistance in the NEW Colombia, July 27-August 6, 2022

Join the Fundación Lazos de Dignidad and the Alliance for Global Justice in a political solidarity vacation (yes, you read that right—we mean to have fun) to the  NEW Colombia. July 27 through August 6, 2022. Slots are filling up fast! For more information, send an email to: James@AFGJ.org This last Sunday, in the culmination of a wave of…

AFGJ Statement on Colombia’s 2022 Elections

The Colombian people achieved a tremendous victory and a historic milestone in their struggle for peace, justice, and the “second independence” from neocolonialism and neoliberalism. The election of President elect Gustavo Petro and Vice-President elect Francia Marquez is not so much the achievement of a savvy politician or a well-oiled political campaign as it was…