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Venezuela & ALBA News 8.5.2022 #410: ALBA Countries Condemn US Provocations against China; Venezuela’s Special Economic Zones

  Vijay Prashad: Latin America’s Fourth Left Wave Since the Cuban Revolution is Social Democratic In the first wave, inspired by the example of the socialist Cuban Revolution, wave after revolutionary wave has flooded Latin America with hope against US imperialism and for a left-wing breakthrough.The first wave was crushed by extreme violence against the…

Venezuela & ALBA News 7.29.2022: Venezuela, Nicaragua and Cuba Celebrate their Revolutions and their Revolutionary Leaders

Political Prisoner Alex Saab Orinoco Tribune: Venezuelan Lawyer Laila Tajeldine: Alex Saab is a Political Prisoner of the US Empire (Interview)   Venezuela Oliver Stone: (video) My Friend Hugo (July 28, 1954 – March 5, 2013) Orinoco Tribune: Hugo Chávez, Leader of the Bolivarian Revolution, Was Born 68 Years Ago Simon Bolivar “The Liberator” film…

Reporting from Nicaragua on the 43rd Anniversary of the Sandinista Revolution: Dan Kovalik

Dan Kovalik is an American human rights, labor rights lawyer and peace activist. He has contributed articles to CounterPunch, The Huffington Post and TeleSUR. He taught International Human Rights at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. Kovalik has been involved in international human rights and social justice, mainly in Latin America. Kovalik’s first book,…

Venezuela & ALBA Weekly 7.15.2022: New Wave of Progressive Latin American Governments; Venezuela’s Economy

The New Wave of Latin American Progressive Governments Resumen Latinoamericano: The Pink Tide Surges in Latin America Prospects for hemispheric progressivism again began looking bullish with Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s (AMLO) victory in July 2018 after two previous attempts at the Mexican presidency, which were widely considered fraudulently stolen from him. A left turn by…

Venezuela & ALBA News 7.08.2022: Serious Economic Problems confront Cuba; Alex Saab letter to Venezuela

Alex Saab hails Venezuela on its Independence Letter to President Maduro and Venezuelan people: “only great managers demonstrate their ability when there is no liquidity, as our President Nicolas Maduro and his government have done, surviving these sanctions in an exemplary manner… This [US] big stick and its unbridled intervention in the affairs of other…

Venezuela & ALBA Weekly 7.01.2022: Second US Government Delegation to Venezuela; Presidents Maduro and Petro talk

Political Prisoner Alex Saab COHA (Dan Kovalik): New Revelations of Former US Secretary of Defense Confirm Illegality of the Extradition and Arrest of Diplomat Alex Saab Esper writes, “At Maduro’s direction, Saab was reportedly on special assignment to negotiate a deal with Iran for Venezuela to receive more fuel, food, and medical supplies. Saab was…

Venezuela & ALBA News 6.24.2022: President Maduro’s Eurasia Tour Advances Struggle for a Multipolar World

Al Mayadeen: President Maduro: A new world has been born “Turkey, Algeria, Iran, Kuwait, Qatar, and now here in Azerbaijan. These six countries are friendly countries, and we have consolidated this friendship over many years and built political ties, diplomatic relations, and personal friendships, and now we have drawn up new plans for a new…

Venezuela & ALBA News: Reports on the Three Summits; Venezuela Workers March in Defense of their Government

Peoples Dispatch: Venezuelan workers march in support of government and reject exclusion from Summit of the Americas On June 9, thousands of Venezuelan workers took to the streets of Caracas in support of President Maduro’s economic protection policies for workers and in rejection of the country’s exclusion from the Ninth Summit of the Americas. The…

TODAY! Workers’ Summit of the Americas 2022 (Day 2)

About The Workers’ Summit of the Americas is a workers’ conference that calls for the programmatic unity of the working class and social movements to create a permanent forum for solidarity and the linking of anti-imperialist, anti-colonial and anti-patriarchal struggles in the American continent. The Summit will be held in Tijuana, Mexico to counteract the Summit…

Venezuela & ALBA News 6.10.2022: Summit of Americas another Setback for US Empire

Summit of the Americas Statement by the Revolutionary Government of Cuba: Summit of the Americas: Imperialist Domination and Exclusion Such exclusions confirm that the United States conceived and uses this high-level dialogue mechanism as an instrument to further its hegemonic system in the hemisphere, just like the Organization of American States (OAS), the Inter-American Treaty…