Venezuela & ALBA News 5.20.2022: Latin American Nation Object to US Role in Summit of Americas; Workers and Peoples Counter Summits

Common Dreams (Medea Benjamin): US Risks Sinking Summit of the Americas Cuba, Venezuela, Nicaragua not invited. Heads of state of Mexico, Brazil, Bolivia, Guatemala, 15 nations of Caricom also refused to attend or are still considering.

US Government denies visas to Cuban civil society delegation to Peoples Summit 

US Lawmakers Admit: US Sanctions a Lead Cause of Suffering in Venezuela

Venezuela Condemns Israeli Forces Attack on Murdered Palestinian Journalist’s Funeral

TeleSur: Venezuelans Pay Tribute to Journalist Killed by Israel

Venezuelanalysis: Venezuela to Engage with Oil Companies as Washington Eases Restrictions US Court Postpones Decision on the Diplomatic Immunity of Alex Saab



Events and Webinars
Wednesdays: WTF is Going on in Latin America & The Caribbean with Teri Mattson
May 20: Cuba’s New Family Code
May 21 launch: Women in Nicaragua: Power and Protagonism: A virtual course with an optional in-person visit to the country
May 22: Light & Legacy: Ben Linder’s Work Continues
May 24: Cuba Reportback from International May Day Brigade
May 26-June 30: 13th Minnesota Cuban Film Festival  (photos)
June 2: Venezuela’s Stand on the War in Ukraine with Carlos Ron
June 8-10: Code Pink The People’s Summit, Los Angeles including June 10 protest at Summit of the Americas
June 10-12 Workers Summit of the Americas, Tijuana 



Friends of the ATC delegations to Nicaragua 2022
Women in Nicaragua: Power & Protagonism August 6-15
Pastors for Peace delegations to Cuba 2022
August 12-24 Simply Cuba tours


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