Venezuela & ALBA News 7.12.2024: Venezuela High Stakes Presidential Election; Bolivia Arrests 24 Coup Plotters; Daniel Ortega at 82% approval

Orinoco Tribune: Venezuela: President Maduro Leads in the Polls Before Presidential Elections According to Hinterlaces, which carried out a national survey by sampling with respect to gender, age, locality, and socio-economic and educational levels, President Maduro leads voting intentions with 54.2%, far ahead of his closest contender, the candidate of the right-wing Unitary Platform (PUD),…

NicaNotes: US Imposes Sanctions on Countries for Passing Measures that Copy US Law

By John Perry (John Perry is based in Masaya, Nicaragua, and writes for the Council on Hemispheric Affairs, London Review of Books, FAIR, Covert Action Magazine and others.) [This article was first published in Covert Action Magazine.]  Politicians in the small Caucasian state of Georgia have been sanctioned by Washington for “undermining democracy” and depriving…

Venezuela & ALBA News 7.5.2024: More on Failed Bolivia coup; Venezuela Inflation a new Low; Upcoming Webinars

TeleSur: The Venezuelan People March Supporting the Patriotic Pole Campaign On Thursday, while the electoral campaigns began for the presidential elections on July 28, massive marches supporting the re-election of President Nicolas Maduro at the head of the Patriotic Pole, have flooded Venezuela. UltimaNoticias: At least 500,000 Venezuelans have returned with support from the Government …

Venezuela & ALBA News 6.28.2024: Failed US-backed coup in Bolivia; New intervention in Haiti; Latin American leaders celebrate Assange; Venezuela’s Maduro vs US election interference

Peoples Dispatch: Hundreds of Kenyan police arrive in Port-au-Prince, establishing the latest foreign military occupation of Haiti 400 Kenyan police arrived on June 25 in Haiti’s capital, Port-au-Prince. The deployment of 600 more is expected to follow in the coming days and weeks. This was authorized by the UN Security Council, which last year approved…

15 years after the coup in Honduras: What does solidarity look like now?

by the Honduras Solidarity Network June 28, 2024 is the 15th anniversary of the 2009 right-wing military & political coup in Honduras that overthrew the democratically elected president, Manuel (Mel) Zelaya. On June 28, 2009, Zelaya was targeted for his vision of an independent Honduras, a part of the Latin American movement, “looking South not…

NicaNotes: On the 45th Anniversary of the Sandinista Revolution: Lessons from My Time in Nicaragua

By Adrienne Ayers (Adrienne is an African organizer native to Waawiyatanong land (Detroit, MI). She was recently a part of the “Women in Nicaragua: Power and Protagonism” delegation in January 2024 through Casa Ben Linder. Adrienne is a Reiki Master Teacher and operates a free reiki clinic which serves as a People’s Program for Detroit residents.…

Alliance for Global Justice strongly condemns the attempted military coup in Bolivia and commends the Arce Administration for its swift action to restore popular democracy

Alliance for Global Justice congratulates the Arce Administration for its swift action to restore popular democracy in Bolivia just hours after its National Army surrounded the Palacio Quemado with tanks and armored vehicles during a Cabinet meeting, calling for the resignation of the President and the entire Cabinet. The effort was led by Commander Juan…

Press release (June 24, 2024): Petition delivery at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations: Hundreds of human rights organizations and individuals demand respect for Venezuela’s sovereignty

Alliance for Global Justice sends this press release on behalf of the Venezuela Solidarity Network Press release: For immediate release Media contact: William Camacaro, Alliance for Global Justice Email: [email protected] Phone: +1 (202) 540-8336 Ext. 501 JUNE 24, 2024 — At 4 pm EST, in front of the U.S. Mission to the United Nations, Venezuela Solidarity Network will deliver a petition…

Venezuela & ALBA News 6.21.2024: Venezuela Speaks for Group of Friends in Defense of the Charter of the United Nations; Cuba on NGOs and CIA

Venezuela Foreign Minister Ivan Gil: “Elimination of unilateral extraterritorial coercive economic measures as a means of political and economic compulsion” statement on behalf of the Group of Friends in Defense of the Charter of the United Nations “Unilateral coercive measures, including those applied as tools for political or economic and financial compulsion against any country,…