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Why did the Bureau of Prisons impose a national lockdown days after the murder of George Floyd?

by Natalia Schuurman Following the murder of George Floyd by a white police officer in Minneapolis on May 25, a nationwide uprising of unprecedented proportions has swept  the U.S. in thousands of cities and towns, large and small, across all 50 states. This surge of mass resistance around issues of racial injustice, occurring against the…

Tom Baker, Long-time Nicaragua Activist Dies

By Chuck Kaufman Below is the family-written remembrance of Tom Baker, well-known Chicago solidarity activist who in recent years has lived full-time in Nicaragua. I believe Tom and I started work for the Nicaragua Network at about the same time in 1987; Tom as Midwest Regional Director and me as National Fundraising Coordinator. This was…

Interview: Venezuela crisis continues as Juan Guaido tries to usurp power with U.S. backing

From Sputnik Radio: The political crisis in Venezuela deepened over the weekend following Juan Guaido’s self-proclamation as Interim President. The main institutions of government remain loyal to President Nicolas Maduro, but the United States, along with allies like the UK, are turning up the economic pressure. What’s next for Venezuela? Chuck Kaufman, the National Co-Coordinator…

Bilingual WEBINAR presented by the Honduras Solidarity Network

Honduras Solidarity Network HSN

[español abajo] Roots of the Exodus: from the Honduran political crisis to the Refugee caravan- an update Tuesday, December 11 at 7pm CT and Central American Time/8pm ET/6pm MT/5pm PT Please join this Honduras Solidarity Network webinar with Honduran journalist, former opposition congressman, and human rights defender, Bartolo Fuentes who was accompanying the Refugee Caravan…

Venezuela-ALBA Weekly 12.7.2018 Camilo Mejia Speech: Information

Alex Main: Is Latin America Still the US’s “Backyard”?   Venezuela Mexican Unions Show Solidarity with Maduro, Venezuela Russia & Venezuela sign $5b investment contracts for oil production, mining, wheat Nicaragua Camilo Mejia’s excellent speech on the Present US Disinformation Regime Change operation, with Q &A, including about the Chinese funded canal and abortion law…

Prisioneros Políticos de los Estados Unidos

***Actualizado el 24 de julio, 2020*** ULTIMAS NOTICIAS: La Alianza por la Justicia Global apoya la sublevación nacional contra el racismo y la represión y abuso policial. Literalmente, miles de personas han sido arrestadas, y el número está creciendo. Los duros cargos contra los resistentes, la invasión de nuestras ciudades por parte de las fuerzas…

Struggle and defiance at Colombia’s Feast of Pestilence

by James Patrick Jordan …After many visits to Colombia, both as a delegation leader, and individually, I can say that I have never experienced such an intense trip as this one. We arrived in Cali, which was our base, just after an attack had occurred on a progressive legislator who, thankfully, survived. From Cali, each…

Cinco Demandas por la Paz en Colombia – Carta Abierta por Defensores de Derechos Humanos Internacionales

Incluyen sus nombres y organizaciones con Noam Chomsky, Adolfo Pérez Ezquivel (ganador del Premio Nobel de la Paz), y Piedad Córdoba, vocera de Colombianas y Colombianos por la paz, y muchas organizaciones internacionales en defensa de los derechos humanos. Envía una carta a James@AFGJ.org para incluir su organización como aprobador esta carta y sus cinco…

Five Demands for Peace in Colombia – Open Letter by International Human Rights Defenders

Join Noam Chomsky, Nobel Peace Prize Winner Adolfo Perez Ezquivel, Colombians for Peace founder Piedad Córdoba, and many international human rights and solidarity organizations in taking a stand for peace in Colombia. Endorse this sign-on letter and its five demands. You may also sign as an individual, along with your organizational affiliation (for identification purposes…

Coming to a City Near You! Colombia’s Fensuagro + Mexico’s CNTE Unions Tour the US

Join The Tour! April 5-19, 2018 Chicago – Denver – Tucson – Phoenix – LA – Oakland – Sacramento – San Francisco Transnational corporations know no borders, so, farming and working families must reach across borders to protect our interests and win our liberation together! This is why the Alliance for Global Justice is supporting…