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Eco-Solidarity Update Ep. 2: Where the Wild Things Aren’t: Biodiversity Loss in Latin America and the World

This month’s Eco-Solidarity Update Episode 2 is “Where the Wild Things Aren’t: The Crisis of Biodiversity Loss in Latin America and the World.” We talk about the 69% decline in wild animal species worldwide since 1969, and a staggering 94% in Latin America. Of course, if we’re going to talk about species decline, then we…

Interview with Victor Osorio, President of Colombia’s Memoria Viva Security Guards Union

This interview with the Memoria Viva Union’s president Victor Osorio is available in Spanish on the AFGJ Youtube Channel The Memoria Viva (Living Memory) Union of bodyguards is the largest union in its sector. They are made up almost entirely of signers to the 2016 Peace Accord who ended the armed insurgency in favor of…

Venezuela & ALBA News 9.30.2022: UN Speeches from Venezuela, Nicaragua, Honduras; interviews with Evo Morales, others

Speech by President Nicolás Maduro read by Foreign Minister Carlos Faría at the UN General Assembly, September 24, 2022 The North of the world has to accept the indisputable emergence of new powers and new leaderships such as China, Russia, India, Iran, Turkey. They have to open themselves to the possibility of being part of…

Venezuela & ALBA News 9.16.2022: New Film on Alex Saab case; Colombia spy operations against Venezuela, Cuba; Allende’s last words

Salvador Allende’s Last Words, September 11, 1973   Alex Saab Political Prisoner Alex Saab: A Kidnapped Diplomat – new documentary. Watch here And help publicize it, distribute it, post it. FreeAlexSaab.org: Unilateral coercive measures as a form of global extortion, the case of diplomat Alex Saab Camilla Saab emphasized how this US policy worked in…

Interview with Wilder Andrey Téllez Gonzalez, Colombian teacher, union member, eco-defender, and human rights defender

Police, Repression, and Popular Movements in Colombia: Webinar this Thursday, September 15, 8p ET, 7pm CT and Colombia, 6p MT, and 5p PT. Featuring presentations by Colombian Congressperson Alirio Uribe, Juan Esteban Martínez (Campaña Libertad Ya), Camille Landry (AFGJ), Alberto Bejarano (Trabajo y Justicia—Grupo Jurídico), and Stephanie Ortiz (Fundación Lazos de Dignidad). Moderated by Nina…

Venezuela & ALBA News 8.26.2022: Venezuela Organizes 267,000 Peoples Assemblies; the Church in Nicaragua; FBI Acts against Cuba Solidarity Activists

Ultima Noticias: US Influence in Latin America is on the Decline After the progressive governments in Latin America were overturned one after another from 2009-2019, there has been a great resurgence, starting with the election of AMLO in Mexico in 2018, and especially with the victory in Colombia by Petro. This resurgence of nationalist governments,…

WEBINAR: The Arauca – Colombia & Venezuela: Hybrid War on the Border and Human Rights

Register Now! August 11 at 6pm ET/3pm PT Speakers include: Colombia: Sonia Milena López Tuta, Human Rights DefenderLuis Hernando Alvarez Alvarez, Psychologist, Union and Social Leader.Venezuela: Orlando Zambrano, peasant. National Deputy. Webinar will be in Spanish with English interpretation. Join us on Zoom to access the English interpretation. Since the early hours of March 21, 2021,…

Venezuela & ALBA News 6.24.2022: President Maduro’s Eurasia Tour Advances Struggle for a Multipolar World

Al Mayadeen: President Maduro: A new world has been born “Turkey, Algeria, Iran, Kuwait, Qatar, and now here in Azerbaijan. These six countries are friendly countries, and we have consolidated this friendship over many years and built political ties, diplomatic relations, and personal friendships, and now we have drawn up new plans for a new…