Alba countries

Venezuela-ALBA News 11.2.2018 UN Condemns US Regime Change Blockade on Cuba; Bolton Escalates Threats against ALBA countries

The News This Week Campaign against Venezuela Sanctions: Steve Ellner speaks this week in Oregon and Washington state Brazil’s Bolsonaro  – George Galloway Inside the Corruption and Repression Forcing Hondurans to Flee to the US John Bolton: U.S. wil step up regime change against ‘Troika of Tyranny’ in Latin America (Cuba, Venezuela, Nicaragua)   Venezuela…

PRESS ADVISORY: Binational Group Calls for an End to US and Canadian Sanctions Against Venezuela

PRESS ADVISORY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 13 August 2018 Para el aviso de prensa en español    Contacts​: Teri Mattson (US) +1.415.259.9626, endvenezuelasanctions@gmail.com Alison Bodine (Canada) +1.604.518.7361, alisoncolette@gmail.com Raul Burbano (Canada), 1.416.522.8615, burbano@rogers.com International Days of Action Calling for an End to US and Canadian Sanctions Against Venezuela On 14 August 2018, solidarity organizations and anti-war activists…

Countering Disinformation on the ALBA Countries: AfGJ Ven-ALBA Weekly July 27, 2018

  The News This Week Nicaragua Chuck Kaufman  The Case Against Daniel Ortega After The Failed Coup, After All The Lies, Nicaragua Rebuilds & TeleSur Interview with Nicaragua President Daniel Ortega Britain’s Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign statement on Nicaragua situation Venezuela Ricardo Vaz Fighting for the Construction of Chávez’s Commune in the 23 de Enero Venezuelan…

Critical Support: What Does It Mean for Solidarity with Latin America?

Chuck Kaufman Originally Published on October 30th, 2015 by counterpunch Critical support for Left governments has been a hotly debated subject since long before I joined the US Latin America solidarity movement 28 years ago. The issue is particularly important today as the governments in countries of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our…

Water Policy and Socialism—Imagining the Possibilities

by James Jordan, from a September 26, 2015 presentation at the Salt of The Earth Labor College in Tucson, Arizona Michael Parenti has said that Capitalism takes living nature, transforms it into commodities and transforms commodities into dead capital. It takes life, soil, mineral, air and water, everything Mother Earth has to offer and transforms…

Bolivia: Complexity and Inspiration at the Roof of the World

Originally posted on the Council on Hemispheric Affairs’ website By: Chuck Kaufman, Alliance for Global Justice I returned in mid-October from an eleven day delegation to Bolivia, led by Senior COHA Analyst William Camacaro of the Alberto Lovera Bolivarian Circle in New York City. I recognize that no one can parachute into a country they’ve…

REVIEW: The New Mole: Paths of the Latin American

The New Mole: Paths of the Latin American By Emir Sader, Verso, 2011, 169 pp. Review by Midge Quandt The title of The New Mole: Paths of the Latin American Left, by Brazilian writer, Emir Sader, is taken from Marx to refer to the revolutionary impulse, which burrows quietly underground until it comes to the…

Book Review: New Institutions for Participatory Democracy in Latin America: Voice and Consequence,

New Institutions for Participatory Democracy in Latin America: Voice and Consequence, Eds. Maxwell A. Cameron, Eric Hershberg and Kenneth E. Sharpe, New York, 2012, 263 pages. Review by Midge Quandt           This book consists of a group of essays about participatory democracy in Latin America. Participatory democracy is direct citizen participation in the political arena;…

Latin America Goes Global

In the Periodical Literature: Reviews of Essays from the Journals Midge Quandt Latin America Goes Global “Latin America in the New Global Capitalism,” by William I. Robinson, from NACLA: Report on the Americas 45, No. 2 (Summer 2012): 3-18. In a recent article, William Robinson, a University of California professor, assesses the transition in Latin…

Bolivia & Venezuela Delegations

Experience first-hand the change sweeping through Latin America in the areas of food sovereignty, indigenous resistance, climate justice, and human rights through a trip to Bolivia or Venezuela this summer. (Sponsored by the Alberto Lovera Bolivarian Circle of NY.) Delegation to Bolivia: Food Sovereignty, Indigenous Resistance, and Climate Justice We will be celebrating indigenous resistance…