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Venezuela & ALBA News 12.31.2021: Nicaragua and Venezuela pay tribute to Chuck Kaufman

Stansfield Smith: Chuck Kaufman, A Great Man has left us Nicaragua Vice President Rosario Murillo – Remembering Chuck Kaufman Orinoco Tribune: Venezuela Mourns Death of US Activist Chuck Kaufman Chuck Kaufman: Nicaragua Three Decades Ago, Picking Coffee Changed my Life (2017) Chuck Kaufman Speaking at a press conference against the war in Iraq At minute…

Venezuela & ALBA News 12.24.2021 Britain Keeping Venezuelan Gold; New Faux Left Attacks on Nicaragua; Cuba 90% Vaccinated

El Pais: Latin America in the hands of Wall Street  Latin America is the most-indebted region in the Third World [at $2.5 trillion]. According to the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, the average gross debt of governments is 77.7% of regional GDP, and the total cost of servicing the debt – interest…

Venezuela & ALBA News 12.10.2021 Venezuela Recovers Oil Production; Guaido UN support drops to 15 countries

Popular Resistance: Biden’s “Summit for Democracy” The Apex of Hypocrisy Biden’s December 9-10 “Summit for Democracy” has already stirred up a storm. The White House says the summit will have “three principal themes: defending against authoritarianism, fighting corruption, and promoting respect for human rights” – clearly targeting Washington’s chosen “autocratic states,” China, Russia, Iran, Venezuela,…

Venezuela & ALBA News 12.3.2021: Inspiring Honduras Victory; US Defeated in Venezuela Election; Huge anti-Coup Mobilization in Bolivia

Orinoco Tribune: ALBA-TCP “12 Years After the Coup, These Elections are an Example of Courage and Resistance” “We congratulate the resounding victory of the Honduran people, who have restored hope through these elections 12 years after the coup,” Llorenti wrote. “The first female President of Honduras, @XiomaraCastroZ, is an example of resistance and courage. Long…

Venezuela & ALBA News 11.12.2021 US War on ALBA Countries: Cuba, Nicaragua, Venezuela, Bolivia

US War on Cuba TeleSur: World Leaders Sign Letter Opposing Planned US Subversion in CubaTeleSur reproduces in full a letter signed by hundreds of world leaders and personalities in solidarity with the Cuban people and government up against the full-fledged destabilization attempts planned for November 15. World map of US backed rallies against Cuba on…

Venezuela & ALBA News 11.5.2021: The National Security State – Social Media War on Nicaragua, Cuba, Venezuela; Alex Saab News

Venezuela Jacobin: Documents Show How the US Government Used Social Media to Intervene in Venezuela [Being a pro-Democratic Party publication, Jacobin repeats already disproven propaganda about Russian election interference, and criticizes Maduro “authoritarianism,” yet the article is another example showing how the national security state works with social media corporations for US coup operations.] The…

Venezuela & ALBA News 10.29.21: US Campaigns against Nicaragua election, Disrupts Venezuelan national reconciliation, Instigates rightwing protests in Cuba

Monthly Review: New Era of US Financial Warfare The recent tightening of the economic blockade on Cuba, plus the related economic sanctions directed at Venezuela, resulting in tens of thousands of deaths there, can be understood only in the context of the new era of financial warfare, which the US has unleashed on targeted countries.…

Venezuela & ALBA News 10.22.2021 Update on US Seizure of Alex Saab; Maduro letter to Spain condemning Spanish genocidal invasion; Bolivia, Cuba, Nicaragua

  Statement from the Free Alex Saab Committee: US Illegally Extradites Venezuelan Diplomat from Cabo Verde to the US The Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab was renditioned, kidnapped to the US on October 16 without waiting for a final extradition decision. The action was taken in secret, without notifying his defense team and without relevant documentation.…

Venezuela & ALBA News 10.1.2021 Report: “The Impact and Consequences of US Sanctions” Speeches at UN by Bolivia and Nicaragua

Sanctions Kill Report: The Impact and Consequences of US Sanctions Table of Contents: Introduction; Findings; Conclusions; Recommendations;Voices from the Sanctioned; Impact of sanctions on specific countries; Graphics and Photos; Source of information on Sanctions / Unilateral Coercive Measures Peoples Dispatch: 18 countries issue call for defense of UN charter The group’s members currently are Algeria,…

Venezuela & ALBA News: 9.24.2021: Presidents Maduro and Diaz-Canel Speeches to UN General Assembly: Historic CELAC meeting

Political Prisoner Alex Saab Ultima Noticias: Alena Douhan reiterates that diplomat Alex Saab must be released Douhan stressed that “we are doing everything possible,” that “continuing the media campaign is important,” noting that her office works to promote the release of the Venezuelan diplomat, detained by Cape Verde at the service of the US.  …