Venezuela & ALBA Weekly 4.15.2022: 20th anniversary of victory over US coup; reports on Alex Saab trial; Alex Saab webinar

Free Alex Saab Case

Popular Resistance (Roger Harris): US’s Flaunting of Diplomatic Immunity for Alex Saab Challenged in Court 

Transcript of April 6 Court Hearing on Alex Saab’s Diplomatic Immunity

April 26: Webinar on Alex Saab case with Alfred de Zayas, Presidents of the National Lawyers Guild, Oscar Lopez Rivera and Camila Saab

Venezuela

Kawsachun News: Venezuela’s Maduro slams Western attempt to dismember Russia and the Western media dictatorship “They are lining up, economically, politically, and diplomatically in the West for a big war against Russia. From Venezuela, we denounce it,”Maduro said. “They want a war to dismember Russia, destroy it in pieces and end the hope of a multi-polar world where we can all live..We are experiencing a Western media dictatorship against the world,” whose fundamental purpose is to “justify an escalation that could lead to a disastrous war” against Russia.

CEPR: The Venezuela Coup, Twenty Years Later

Covert Action: Venezuela Seeks Investigation by International Criminal Court (ICC) as to Whether U.S. Sanctions Constitute Crimes Against Humanity

Venezuelanalysis: Thousands March to Commemorate Coup Defeat Anniversary

Peoples Dispatch: Venezuela’s Great Housing Mission achieves major milestone of delivering 4 million homes

Orinoco Tribune: Maduro: 20 years ago the people defeated the imperialist coup

Cuba

Granma: Bucha or the fabricated lie

Nicaragua

Dan Kovalik’s new book: Nicaragua, A History of US Intervention & Resistance

Code Pink Teri Mattson: Food Sovereignty-Nicaragua’s No Hunger Policy

Webinars

April 24: Nicaragua, Bold Leader in the Climate Crisis

April 26: Alex Saab case with Alfred de Zayas, Presidents of the National Lawyers Guild, American Association of Jurists, Oscar Lopez Rivera and Camila Saab

April 28: 20 years since the coup against Hugo Chávez – Tariq Ali & Venezuela speakers

May 16 Solidarity with Bolivia – the People in Power

 

Delegations

Friends of the ATC delegations to Nicaragua 2022

Pastors for Peace delegations to Cuba 2022

Pastors for Peace 32nd Friendship Caravan to Cuba July 16-30

 

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It is Alliance for Global Justice’s conviction that we in the US defend Venezuela’s sovereignty and recognize that the Bolivarian Revolution has improved the lives of its citizens, led the movement toward Latin America integration, and is building participatory democracy structures that are an example for us in the US as well. Thank you to Stan Smith of Chicago ALBA Solidarity who has been compiling news for the Venezuela Weekly for over four years.

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