Delegations and Tours

Venezuela & ALBA Weekly 7.01.2022: Second US Government Delegation to Venezuela; Presidents Maduro and Petro talk

Political Prisoner Alex Saab COHA (Dan Kovalik): New Revelations of Former US Secretary of Defense Confirm Illegality of the Extradition and Arrest of Diplomat Alex Saab Esper writes, “At Maduro’s direction, Saab was reportedly on special assignment to negotiate a deal with Iran for Venezuela to receive more fuel, food, and medical supplies. Saab was…

LAST CHANCE! Rest, Relaxation, and Resistance in the NEW Colombia, July 27-August 6, 2022

Join the Fundación Lazos de Dignidad and the Alliance for Global Justice in a political solidarity vacation (yes, you read that right—we mean to have fun) to the  NEW Colombia. July 27 through August 6, 2022. Slots are filling up fast! For more information, send an email to: James@AFGJ.org This last Sunday, in the culmination of a wave of…

Venezuela & ALBA News 5.20.2022: Latin American Nation Object to US Role in Summit of Americas; Workers and Peoples Counter Summits

Common Dreams (Medea Benjamin): US Risks Sinking Summit of the Americas Cuba, Venezuela, Nicaragua not invited. Heads of state of Mexico, Brazil, Bolivia, Guatemala, 15 nations of Caricom also refused to attend or are still considering. US Government denies visas to Cuban civil society delegation to Peoples Summit  US Lawmakers Admit: US Sanctions a Lead…

Venezuela & ALBA News 4.29.2022 Nicaragua Boots out OAS; June conferences against Summit of the Americas

Nicaragua Kawsachun News: Nicaragua Expels the OAS Nicaragua has announced the expulsion of representatives of the Organization of American States and the closure of its offices in the country. “We ratify our unwavering decision to leave the OAS, as expressed on 19th November, 2021, and by confirming our irrevocable denunciation and resignation, before this calamitous,…

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…

Fraud and Threats vs. Hope and Peace in Colombia’s Elections

By Gabriel Mogollón (Gabe is a second year Environmental Engineering student, and the grandson of a refugee from the Bogotazo repression in the 1948 elections, when the popular, front-running candidate Jorge Eliecer Gaitan was assassinated on April 9th of that year)  Send an email to James@AFGJ.org to get information about our May 25-June 1, 2022…

Venezuela & ALBA News 4.1.2022: Unreported Ongoing US-Backed Colombia Terrorist War on Venezuelan Border

  Orinoco Tribune: Venezuelan Army Dismantles Colombian Paramilitary Camp for Making Explosives in Apure The Bolivarian National Armed Force dismantled an illicit explosives producing base used by Colombian narco-terrorists in Apure state, Venezuela. Major General Domingo Hernández Lárez wrote that the Venezuelan troops who patrolled the area as part of the 2022 Operation Bolivarian Shield…

Venezuela & ALBA News 3.25.2022 Venezuela’s Economic Recovery Defeats Brutal US Sanctions

Venezuelanalysis: Vice President Delcy Rodríguez: National Currency Strengthens Amid Economic Growth Present monetary stability has spurred the country’s downward inflation spiral beginning in September 2021 after years marked by hyperinflation. “In February 2022 inflation closed at 2.9%, amounting to six months with single-digit inflation,” according to the country’s Central Bank. Last year’s annual inflation stood…

Election Update; and announcing: CHARLA DE COLOMBIA / TALKING ABOUT COLOMBIA

Election Update; and announcing: CHARLA DE COLOMBIA / TALKING ABOUT COLOMBIA This year’s elections in Colombia could bring a seismic shift in Colombian politics and rejuvenate a peace process that many had pronounce dead. There is the possibility of a thorough rejection of the far right in the ballot box. People are tired of austerity,…