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Venezuela & ALBA News 2.3.2023: Daniel Ortega Denounces Peru Coup; Cuba’s Blockade-Induced Crisis; Alex Saab; UN Human Rights Chief calls for Ending Venezuela Blockade

Political Prisoner Alex Saab Samidoun: Free Alex Saab, political prisoner of capitalism and imperialism On January 30, over 30 organizations that make up the Movement of Solidarity with the Bolivarian Revolution in Madrid raised their voices to demand the release of Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab and all the political prisoners of imperialism. Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner…

Venezuela & ALBA News: 1.20.2023: Venezuelan Economic Growth under Continuing US Blockade; Bolivia to Prosecute Coup-Makers; Nicaragua’s Model Anti-Poverty Programs

TeleSur: President Maduro Presents Report on Venezuelan Economic Growth in 2022 Charts in the article show some of the positive changes. Regarding non-traditional exports, Maduro explained that a 151.6% growth was reported; imports had a 106% increase, going from $3,979.3 million in 2021 to $8,194.4 million in 2022. President Maduro highlighted that the goal set…

Venezuela & ALBA News: 1.13.2023: Venezuela year in review; Evo – US behind Coups; Trips to Cuba; Nicaraguans praise their country

Venezuela The Cradle: Qassem Soleimani in Venezuela: The lesser known motive behind his assassination Soleimani was reportedly responsible for leading Iran’s plan to surround Israel with an arc of missiles and precision drones in the West Asian region – from Lebanon to Syria, Iraq and Gaza, to Yemen. His visit to Venezuela  was publicly revealed…

Venezuela & ALBA News 12.23.2022: Senates Vote to Tighten Venezuela Blockade; Alex Saab Hearing Ends, Cuba and Nicaragua Statements

Legal Hearing of Political Prisoner Diplomat Alex Saab COHA (Dan Kovalik): Saab Oral Argument Focuses on Legitimacy of Maduro Government It appears that Judge Scola is focusing in on the implications of the U.S. refusal, as of 2019, to recognize Nicolás Maduro as the President of Venezuela for Alex Saab’s diplomatic status, and whether this…

Venezuela & ALBA News 12.16.2022: Reports from Alex Saab’s Judicial Hearing in Miami; Why Venezuela has Survived the US Onslaught when other Presidents could not

US Political Prisoner Alex Saab Stansfield Smith: Day 1 of Legal Hearing Concerning US Political Prisoner Alex Saab’s Diplomatic Status summary of day one of Saab’s legal defense. Stansfield Smith: Day 2 of Legal Hearing Concerning US Political Prisoner Alex Saab’s Diplomatic StatusSummary of US government’s case. Al Mayadeen: US tries Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab,…

Venezuela & ALBA News 12.9.2022: Venezuela and Latin America leaders Stand with Pedro Castillo, Christina Fernandez and Julian Assange

Venezuela Ultima Noticias: President Maduro: 10 years on we can say Chávez we have not failed you! The Day of Loyalty and Love for Commander Hugo Rafael Chávez on the 10th anniversary of his last speech to the population, December 8, 2012. “Chavez knew what was coming in the future and we never failed him…

Venezuela & ALBA News 12.2.2022: Venezuela Dialogue Releases Some Frozen Venezuelan Funds; NATO in Latin America; Roger Waters on Alex Saab

Tortilla con Sal (Jorge Capelan): NATO threats to the heart of Abya Yala Faced with a new wave of governments of self-defined progressive orientation in recent years in several countries of the region, there are alarming maneuvers by the United States and NATO to prevent a rapprochement of the countries of Latin America with China…

Venezuela & ALBA News 11.25.2022: Cuban President Condemns Campaign against Russia; Rightwing Unrest in Bolivia Continues

Cuba Cuban President Diaz-Canel Speech to Russian Duma “Cuba strongly condemns the sanctions that are imposed today unilaterally and unfairly on the Russian Federation. The causes of the current conflict in this area must be found in the aggressive policy of the United States and in the expansion of NATO towards Russia’s borders, which Cuba…

Venezuela & ALBA Weekly 11.11.2022: Maduro’s COP27 Speech; Bolivia Still Faces Coup; Blockade Creates Crisis Problems in Cuba; Sandinista Election Win

FreeAlexSaab U.S. Department of Justice continues its extraterritoriality in Alex Saab’s immunity case The US Department of Justice, in full disregard of Venezuela’s internal laws and processes, filed a motion which seeks to cast doubt on the appointment of Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab in 2018, as a justification to disregard the order to declassify documents…

Venezuela & ALBA News 11.4.2022: Venezuela Resuming Relations with Brazil and Colombia; Continuing Rightwing Coup Operation in Bolivia

Bolivia Resumen: Bolivia, The Shadow of the Coup The strike that yesterday (10/31) completed its 10th  day in the province of Santa Cruz,, brings with it echoes of the coup d’état that three years ago deposed former president Evo Morales and installed a coup government headed by the now imprisoned Jeanine Áñez. The script repeats…