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Venezuela & ALBA News#360, 7.9.2021: Biden Backs Guaido; DSA Meets with President Maduro; Response to Recent Criticisms of Nicaragua

Venezuela WION: Biden reaffirms support for Venezuela opposition leader Guaido “Under your leadership and in coalition with civil society leaders you are preserving those ideals of freedom, democracy and sovereignty,” Biden wrote to Guaido. Biden said that Guaido is guiding his country “through a peaceful democratic transition of power.” This is almost as disconnected from…

Venezuela & ALBA Weekly 7.2.2021: Declarations by ALBA, Caracas Congress, and Cuba in UN; Nancy Hollander on Alex Saab; wide open Venezuelan primaries; Russia, China, Iran Stand with Venezuela; Act to Stop RENACER Bil

Venezuela The International: In Defense of the Bolivarian Revolution Leftist critics do not consider that the market reforms being implemented by the Venezuelan administration – like the anti-blockade law – are necessitated by a politico-economic conjuncture wherein traditional avenues for the advancement of a socialist economic engine have been blocked. In the face of an…

Venezuela & ALBA News 6.25.2021: UN Vote Condemns US Economic Warfare — US Unmoved; New Anti-Nicaragua campaign; Alex Saab

Venezuela Orinoco Tribune: Foreign Affairs Minister Arreaza Discusses the Real Reasons Behind US Aggression Against Venezuela He pointed out that the unilateral coercive measures constitute a collective punishment inflicted on 30 million Venezuelans, for the sole reason of having enforced their democratic will to choose their own government and institutions, for upholding their Constitution and…

Venezuela & ALBA News 6.18.2021: US Blocks Venezuela from Buying Vaccines and Food

Venezuela Orinoco Tribune: Cape Verde Ignores International Outcry in Alex Saab Case The president of Cape Verde, Jorge Carlos Fonseca, decided to turn a blind eye to the international clamor and ignore the request made on June 8 by the Human Rights Committee of the United Nations (UN) to suspend the extradition process that the…

The US Plan to Imprison Businesspeople in other Countries for “Violating” Illegal US Sanctions: The Case of Alex Saab

by Chicago ALBA Solidarity Alex Saad was detained in Cape Verde June 12, 2020 during a stopover to Iran, to be extradited to the US for the “crime” of violating US unilateral sanctions on Venezuela. He had been on a mission to acquire basic food and medicine to supply the government’s social welfare food program…

[Video] Recent Latin American Elections Repudiate Neoliberalism — Feb 25 webinar with Alex Main of CEPR

  In this webinar which occurred on February 25, 2021 with Alex Main addresses the implications for the Americas of the recent elections in Bolivia, Venezuela, and Ecuador, as well as the coming elections in Chile and Peru. He discusses how US policy towards Latin America may be affected by a new US president. Alex…

[Video] Ecuador’s Upcoming Presidential Election: Monica Palacios, UNES candidate for North America, interviewed by Joe Emersberger (English and Spanish audio)

On February 7 Ecuador holds its election for president. The leading candidate is Andres Arauz of UNES, a political ally of former President Rafael Correa, whose has been a target of a frame-up by present President Lenin Moreno. Arauz’s election would mean Ecuador would return to the orbit of Latin America’s socialist and progressive nations,…

The Alliance for Global Justice Congratulates the Bolivian People

The Bolivian people said yes to democracy and no to U.S. imperialism October 18, 2020, marked the end of the US-backed coup against Evo Morales and the theft of democracy in Bolivia. Today, the victory of Luis Arce, the Movement Towards Socialism (MAS in Spanish) presidential candidate, marks the strong determination of the Bolivian people…

Venezuela-ALBA Weekly: Three Years since Fidel Died, Remember his Example; Repression Worsens in Bolivia

  Cuba Three Keys to the Political Party Fidel Built Three key concepts, that sustain the essential political instrument that is our Party, are unity, providing an example, and sacrifice, as confirmed by notable historians, philosophers, writers, and journalists. Back to Fidel Three years after his death, it is important to review the many ways…

Upcoming Venezuela Delegation | Apply NOW!

Campaign to End US and Canada Sanctions Against Venezuela announces new delegation: SANCTIONS vs SOVEREIGNTY Join us in Venezuela for Bolivarian Independence Day  Join the Campaign to End US and Canada Sanctions Against Venezuela  July 4 – 14, 2019 At this critical moment affecting Venezuela and, perhaps, the entire international community, we will travel to…