Bolivia

Bolivia: Tiahuanaco, headquarters of the International Meeting of Bearers of Ancestral Knowledge

Traditional doctors, herbalists, naturists, anthropologists, archaeologists, philosophers, priests and ritualists will meet in the historic city of Tiahuanaco within the framework of the First International Meeting of Bearers of Ancestral Knowledge. This event, unique in its kind and organized by the Kuska Cultural Center of Ancestral Wisdoms, a non-governmental organization, will take place on February…

Venezuela & ALBA News 9.22.2023: Speeches of Cuba, Venezuela, Nicaragua, Bolivia, China, and Russia at G77 and UN General Assembly

Cuban President Diaz-Canel speech at the UN General Assembly on behalf of the G77 at the Summit on the Sustainable Development Goals Today 735 million people face chronic hunger, more than in 2015. At the current pace, none of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals will be met and more than half of the agreed targets…

Venezuela & ALBA News 6.30.2023: Washington Protest against Blockade on Cuba; 37 Years Since Nicaragua’s International Court of Justice Win against US

Video: The ALBA-TCP:  First Fair Trade Agreement in the World & How the US Tried to Destroy it with Cuba Ambassador Igarza, Venezuela Deputy Minister Carlos Ron, and Nicaragua Minister of Commerce Jesus Bermudez Short webinar clips of the Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela officials on relations with China and Iran   Al Mayadeen: Cuba, Nicaragua, Venezuela voice support…

Delegation announcement: Food Sovereignty, Popular Democracy & Indigenous Resistance in Bolivia

Join us for an anti-colonial Thanksgiving celebration of Indigenous self-determination Learn about the Plurinational State of Bolivia’s movements for sovereignty over food, land and water; gain an understanding of the spiritual and philosophical foundations of Pachamama; and discover the traditional ecological knowledge of the country’s peoples. Meet with farmers, community leaders, government officials and others…

Venezuela & ALBA News 6.2.2023: South America Advances Towards New Stage of Unity in Diversity

Venezuela Peoples Dispatch: Nicolás Maduro makes historic trip to Brazil for South American Presidents’ Summit  President Lula said, “I confronted fellow European social democrats, governments, and U.S. authorities for accepting that Juan Guaido was ‘Interim President’ of Venezuela. Maduro was elected by the people and to say otherwise is absurd. That’s how people who defend…

Venezuela & ALBA News 5.26.2023: US Blockades and Terrorism smear on Cuba and Venezuela cause US border issue

Venezuela Jacobin: US Sanctions Are Driving Displacement and Migration From Cuba and Venezuela If the Biden administration wants to stop the mass displacement that is leading enormous numbers of Cuban and Venezuelan migrants to the US-Mexico border, it should end the sanctions that have made life in those countries all but impossible for average people.…

Venezuela & ALBA News 4.7.2023: US uses UN Human Rights system to Overthrow Governments

US use of UN Human Rights system to Overthrow Governments Orinoco Tribune: Venezuela Condemns Weaponization of Human Rights by UN and Washington (statement here) For the US government, human rights are simply a tool used for political convenience, based on distorted narratives. Once again, this report is published to attack sovereign countries, whose decisions are…

Venezuela & ALBA News: 3.10.2023: US Smear Campaign against Nicaragua; Remembering Hugo Chavez; International Women’s Day

Nicaragua Popular Resistance (Jill Clark-Gollup): Reconciliation Does Not Mean Forgetting In Nicaragua The 222 people recently released to the US who were convicted of treason in Nicaragua for savage acts of violence against their people. They had benefited from an amnesty in 2019, but violated its terms by participating in a new coup plot in…

Venezuela & ALBA News 3.3.2023: 10th Anniversary of Hugo Chavez’ Death; Why 222 Nicaraguan Criminals Were Deported; Biden says Cuba a State Sponsor of Terrorism

Our Own Path to Socialism: Selected Speeches of Hugo Chávez Hugo Chávez’s speeches are a call to action, challenging us to take up the task of building a socialism.The Bolivarian Revolution put forth a path to liberation for Venezuela and the continent, declaring socialism as the only way of defeating capitalism and imperialism. MondoWeiss: AFGJ,…

Venezuela & ALBA News 2.10.2023: Venezuela celebrates February 4; Foreign Affairs mag on US Sanctions; Iran’s closer relations with ALBA countries

PeoplesDispatch: Socialism is increasingly popular in the US. So the House of Representatives denounces it 219 members of the Republican party and 109 Democrats voted in favor (the list is here). House Congressional Resolution “Denouncing the horrors of socialism” “Whereas many of the greatest crimes in history were committed by socialist ideologues, including Vladimir Lenin,…