democracy

Charla de Colombia, with Senators Benkos Biohó and Victoria Sandino!

April 1: Senators Israel Zuñiga, aka Benkos Biohó and Judith Simanca Herrera, aka Victoria Sandino. Benkos  and Victoria Sandino are former comandantes of the FARC-EP (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-People’s Army) and negotiators of the 2016 Peace Accord. They served as senators for the legal FARC political party after the accords were implemented. They are…

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,…

Crueler but still not unusual: the U.S. death penalty

By Camille Landry (National Co-Coordinator) Volumes have been written about it. Hundreds of thousands of people have protested it, written to their legislators and congress members, prayed about it, sung about it, and hoped that it would end. It has been condemned as inhumane, ineffective, racist, cruel, antiquated, vengeful and just plain wrong by individuals…

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…

Join with Oscar Lopez River and demand freedom for Alex Saab!

February 14, 2022 My name is Oscar Lopez Rivera, I’m a former Puerto Rican political prisoner who spent 36 years in prison in the United States for fighting against the colonial status of my country.  Having suffered all kinds of abuse while incarcerated, I can understand the critical situation that Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab is…

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…