Alex Saab

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…

Alex Saab, a diplomat without immunity. Webinar, Apr 26 at 3pm ET / 12pm PT #Free Alex Saab.

This webinar includes the latest updates on the case. We will be joined by Camilla Fabri Saab, wife of Alex Saab Presenters include: – Alfred de Zayas, former rapporteur on Venezuela for United Nations Human Rights Council – Suzanne Adely, President of the National Lawyers Guild – Oscar Lopez Rivera, former Puerto Rican political prisoner…

Venezuela & ALBA Weekly 4.15.2022: 20th anniversary of victory over US coup; reports on Alex Saab trial; Alex Saab webinar

Free Alex Saab Case Popular Resistance (Roger Harris): US’s Flaunting of Diplomatic Immunity for Alex Saab Challenged in Court  Transcript of April 6 Court Hearing on Alex Saab’s Diplomatic Immunity April 26: Webinar on Alex Saab case with Alfred de Zayas, Presidents of the National Lawyers Guild, Oscar Lopez Rivera and Camila Saab Venezuela Kawsachun…

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…

Venezuela & ALBA News 2.25.2022 Venezuela and Nicaragua Stand with Russia against US Provocations in Ukraine

Orinoco Tribune: Venezuela Gives Full Support to Putin & Criticizes US and NATO Militarism (This is before war broke out) President Maduro stated, “Venezuela announces its full support for President Vladimir Putin, in defense of peace in Russia and the region, and in the brave defense of his people and his homeland. All our support…

Venezuela & ALBA News 2.18.2022: National Lawyers Guild statement calls for immediate release of Alex Saab

US Political Prisoner Alex Saab National Lawyers Guild International Calls for the Immediate Release of Venezuelan Diplomat Alex Saab  The NLG International calls for the immediate release of Venezuelan Special Envoy Alex Saab, imprisoned in a Miami federal prison by the US in a violation of diplomatic norms and protections. The arrest, extradition and continued imprisonment…

Venezuela & ALBA News 2.11.2022: Armed Conflict Increases on Venezuela-Colombia Border

Venezuela Mision Verdad: Actions against Colombian paramilitaries in Venezuela increase Bolivarian National Armed Forces deployed troops in the border of the Arauca River after the clashes that Colombian armed groups have been holding since the end of 2021. They are the 10th Front of the so-called dissidences of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC)…

Urgent Action Alert: #FreeAlexSaab Feb. 16th

On June 12, 2020, the Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab was seized by order of U.S. officials, during a refueling stop on a flight from Venezuela to Iran. He was imprisoned on Cabo Verde, a small island nation off the western coast of Africa, for trying to buy humanitarian supplies in legal international trade but in…