democracy

Webinar Recording: Nicaragua Elections Reportback featuring on-the-ground electoral observers

Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign Action Group  & Alliance for Global Justice invite you to a webinar in response to Nicaragua’s 2021 Elections View the Webinar on YouTube Here   Featuring: Many persons from the US and beyond who accompanied the Nicaragua elections and saw firsthand what really took place. In this 90-minute webinar, you’ll see photos…

Statement on the Nicaragua Elections from the Simon Bolivar Institute; Sign Here!

Add Your Name to the Statement by the ISB – Instituto de Simon Bolivar, Simon Bolivar Institute of Peace and Solidarity Among Peoples Sign-on Here! Simon Bolivar Institute of Peace and Solidarity Among Peoples Statement: On Sunday, November 7, 2021, the Nicaraguan people came out peacefully to cast their votes in presidential elections. A turnout…

Webinar Recording: US Hands Off! Let the People Decide

View the Recording on YouTube HERE Featuring: Netfa Freeman, Co-host/ producer, Voices with Vision, WPFW 89.3 FM Washington, DC, and Coordinating Committee member, Black Alliance for Peace Francisco Dominguez,  Head of Research Group on Latin America, Middlesex University and Executive Committee member, Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign Action Group Sofia Clark, Political Research Analyst, Miguel d’Escoto Brockmann Center, National…

Solidarity Center Funding Skyrockets for Venezuela and Colombia

by James Patrick Jordan originally published in the Orinoco Tribune The Solidarity Center’s activities in Venezuela and Colombia skyrocketed last year. Funding from the mis-named National Endowment for Democracy (NED) soared to almost 60% over the previous year’s awards. The 2020 funding, alone, represents over 40% of the total for similar grants for the last…

Webinar: A Conversation with Héctor Béjar – Peru’s former Foreign Minister

A Conversation with Héctor Béjar – Peru’s former Foreign Minister His resignation as Peru’s foreign minister is undoubtedly the first and hardest blow against the current government of President Castillo and the process of change that the president is trying to promote. Bejar was the most important member in Castillo’s entire cabinet, the one with the greatest ideological formation…

NATIONAL WEEKEND OF ACTION: US OUT OF HAITI

Republished from Popular Resistance. Take The Streets March 27 to 29 To Show Solidarity With Haiti And Demand The United States Stop Interfering. NOTE: For more background on the situation in Haiti, read “Urgent solidarity with Haiti is needed.” March 29 is the anniversary of the 1987 Haitian Constitution written after the 1986 overthrow of…

Solidarity with the People of Haiti! End US and UN support of Haitian dictator Jovenel Moïse!

On Sunday, Haitians to the streets in massive numbers as they did the week before after U.S.-backed dictator Jovenel Moïse refused to leave office on February 7, the end of his four-year term established by an illegal election. One of the main calls from the mobilizations of hundreds of thousands in the streets of Port-au-Prince…

Open Report from the Venezuela Elections

The following is the introduction to an Election Report written by independent election observers during the December 6th elections in Venezuela. AfGJ assisted and encouraged the observers to participate. On December 5, 2020 I traveled to Venezuela as an independent international election observer for the National Assembly Elections in Venezuela. I was accompanied by two…

Looking back, looking ahead: lessons from the November 2019 U.S.-backed coup in Bolivia

Real solidarity with Bolivia’s Indigenous popular democracy requires us to do more than celebrate its revival. We must work to demilitarize U.S. foreign policy. By Natalia Schuurman In October of 2020, the Movement Towards Socialism (acronymed MAS in Spanish) returned to power 11 months after the U.S.-backed far-right coup regime of Jeanine Áñez ousted Evo…

No US or foreign interference in Ecuador’s election this Sunday! No cancelation!

We have only a matter of hours to contact the appropriate institutions and demand: NO US, IMF, OR OAS INTERFERENCE IN ECUADOR’S ELECTIONS THIS SUNDAY: THE VOTE MUST GO ON!! Ecuador’s outgoing President Lenin Moreno has traveled to Washington DC to meet with officials from the White House, the International Monetary Fund, and the Organization…