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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…

Venezuela & ALBA News #400, 5.13.2022: Summit of the Americas is Shaping up to Show how Isolated the US has Become

One World (Andrew Korybko): Next Month’s Summit Of The Americas Is Shaping Up To Show How Isolated The US Has Become Several Latin American leaders are threatening to boycott the event if Cuba, Nicaragua, and Venezuela aren’t invited to attend. While Antigua, Barbuda, and Bolivia might not be a big deal in the grand scheme…

Venezuela & ALBA News 5.6.2022 Biden Bans Cuba, Venezuela, Nicaragua from Summit of the Americas

Granma: May Day marches across the island reaffirm Cuba’s commitment to the Revolution In plazas across the island, five million Cubans demonstrated their commitment to the Revolution and socialism. (video from China’s CGTN) Sputnik News: Biden Bans Left-Wing Latin Leaders From Regional Summit in Los Angeles President Biden has barred Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela from…

Venezuela & ALBA News 4.29.2022 Nicaragua Boots out OAS; June conferences against Summit of the Americas

Nicaragua Kawsachun News: Nicaragua Expels the OAS Nicaragua has announced the expulsion of representatives of the Organization of American States and the closure of its offices in the country. “We ratify our unwavering decision to leave the OAS, as expressed on 19th November, 2021, and by confirming our irrevocable denunciation and resignation, before this calamitous,…

Venezuela & ALBA News 4.22.2022: Delcy Rodriguez and Cubainformacion on NATO and Ukraine war

  CubaInformacion: Ukraine: Ministry of Truth  (English subtitles appear after about 30 seconds. And best to watch this at .75 speed). Regarding the war in Ukraine, the Western media and governments forbid us to read any other book than the one written by NATO. We are living a pure McCarthyism. A Global Dictatorship. Against which…

Conclusion from Margaret Kimberley: Human Rights in the U.S. 2022 Report

By Margaret Kimberley (Executive Editor and Senior Columnist, Black Agenda Report) The words human rights are used quite frequently but conditions around the world prove that they are rarely taken seriously. The United States, which claims to be a protector of human rights, has more people imprisoned, some two million, than any other country on…

Venezuela & ALBA News 4.8.2022: Political Prisoner Alex Saab case in Court; Venezuela Economy Expected to Grow 20% in 2022

Free Alex Saab Case Venezuelanalysis: Alex Saab’s Lawyers Demand US Courts Uphold Diplomatic Immunity, Warn of ‘Dangerous’ Precedent As part of the defense argument, his lawyer David Rivkin asserted that Saab’s case could set a “dangerous” precedent for international diplomacy. “This is essential. If the US violates the diplomatic immunity of ambassadors and special envoys…

What does the Ukraine conflict mean for Latin America & the Global South? Information guide

The roots of the war in Ukraine lie in decades of NATO expansion that seeks to extend U.S. hegemony over the entire world. This is imperialism, pure and simple. We see the expansion of fascism in Ukraine, the United States, the UK, and many parts of the European Union. The ugly alliance between fascism and…

Venezuela & ALBA News 4.1.2022: Unreported Ongoing US-Backed Colombia Terrorist War on Venezuelan Border

  Orinoco Tribune: Venezuelan Army Dismantles Colombian Paramilitary Camp for Making Explosives in Apure The Bolivarian National Armed Force dismantled an illicit explosives producing base used by Colombian narco-terrorists in Apure state, Venezuela. Major General Domingo Hernández Lárez wrote that the Venezuelan troops who patrolled the area as part of the 2022 Operation Bolivarian Shield…