Venezuela & ALBA News #510, 6.14.2024: Washington Responds to Venezuela Elections with Regime Change Propaganda; US Seeking to Manipulate Cuban Currency as it did with the Venezuelan

Cuba Al Mayadeen: Cuba President: Palestine focal point of ‘global struggle for justice’ Cuban President Diaz-Canel lamented the indifference practiced by some toward Palestine and Gaza and warned them that history will judge those who remain indifferent to the plight of Palestinians. “That [Palestine] is the location that defines the global struggle for justice and…

NicaNotes: We are all Nicaragua: The Sexual Diversity Community

By Becca Renk (Becca Renk has lived in Ciudad Sandino, Nicaragua, for more than 20 years, working in sustainable community development with the Jubilee House Community and its project, the Center for Development in Central America. Becca coordinates the Casa Benjamin Linder solidarity project in Managua.) The Story of Julia Chinamo “I realized when I was nine years old…

Venezuela & ALBA News 6.7.2024: Venezuela Prepares for US-Backed Opposition Violence During Presidential Election July 28; Upcoming events

Venezuela Orinoco Tribune: President Maduro on Sheinbaum’s Victory in Mexico: ‘A Great Victory for Patria Grande’ “We have seen an extraordinary demonstration of civility and democracy in Mexico this Sunday.” “I congratulate this noble people, their President-elect Claudia Sheinbaum, the Morena Party, the PT, and the social movements,” he wrote. The Venezuelan government statement said,…

Webinar announcement: How Venezuela is Overcoming the U.S. Blockade ft. Carlos Ron and Yosmer Arellán

Co-sponsored by Venezuela Solidarity Network and Alliance for Global Justice Venezuela’s Bolivarian Revolution has been the target of U.S. imperial power and persistent regime change attempts. As Venezuela prepares for its July 28 elections, it continues to confront hybrid warfare aimed at overturning popular will and undermining its democracy: coup attempts, assassination plots, and economic…

NicaNotes: “If the US Invades Central America, We Pledge to Resist:” 2024 Marks the 40th Anniversary of the Pledge of Resistance

By Katherine Hoyt (Katherine Hoyt lived in Nicaragua for 16 years. She is a retired Co-Coordinator of the Nicaragua Network/Alliance for Global Justice and a current board member. She holds a Ph.D. in Political Science and is the author of The Many Faces of Sandinista Democracy among other publications.) [This article is taken from Thirty…

Protest & Petition Delivery at the U.S. Mission to the UN in NYC: Defend Venezuela’s Sovereignty!

Alliance for Global Justice and Venezuela Solidarity Network will host a demonstration on Monday, June 24 at 4 pm EST in front of the U.S. Mission to the United Nations in New York City to deliver a petition signed by hundreds of organizations and individuals demanding respect for Venezuela’s sovereignty and the international protection of…

Venezuela & ALBA News: ALBA Countries Mourn their ally Iran President Raisi; Interview with Cuba President Diaz-Canel; President Maduro’s Economic Achievements

Venezuela Al Mayadeen: Venezuela VP Delcy Rodriguez says sanctions and war are the center of US foreign policy She stated sanctions, “along with war,” is the “central axis” of the United States’ foreign strategy. Delcy Rodriguez said that the US’ unilateral coercive steps are intended to compel Venezuela into changing its path of self-determination and…

Report-back and campaign update from Capitol Hill: lobbying against U.S. sanctions on Nicaragua

By Jill Clark-Gollub (Nicaragua Solidarity Coalition, Americas Without Sanctions Lobbying Committee) AFGJ is a founding organization of the Americas Without Sanctions campaign, which since last July has been organizing tirelessly against the most recent round of sanctions legislation proposed for Nicaragua. Read the report-back from one of our campaign volunteers and lobbying coordinators below.  On Thursday, May…