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Venezuela & ALBA News 4.19.2024: Venezuela Condemns New US Sanctions; Nicaragua Presents Historic Case against Germany’s Support for Israeli Genocide

Sign Petition: Defender of Venezuela, Danny Shaw, fired from City University of NY for his opposition to Israeli genocide in Palestine These firings are part of a well-documented campaign of repression by CUNY management against faculty, staff, and students who organize against genocide and for Palestine liberation. Venezuela Orinoco Tribune: Washington Revokes Oil and Gas…

NicaNotes: More Sanctions on Nicaragua Will Deepen US Migration Crisis: A Conversation with Barbara Larcom and Jill Clark-Gollub

(This interview was published by OrinocoTribune.com on March 12, 2024.) For Barbara Larcom and Jill Clark-Gollub, increased US economic warfare waged against Nicaragua will only translate into a worsening of the already delicate migration problem in the US and affect supply chains for Central American and Caribbean countries that trade with Nicaragua. The two activists…

Venezuela & ALBA News: Nicaragua Takes Germany to ICJ for Support to Israeli Genocide; New Campaign of Food Aid to Cuba; US Interference in Venezuela Elections; Delegations to Venezuela, Nicaragua, Cuba

Nicaragua Internationalist360: Nicaragua’s Case against Germany at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) Nicaragua formally submitted an application at the ICJ against Germany, accusing the country of both failing to prevent a genocide of Palestinians in Gaza, but also of having “contributed to the commission of genocide”. Nicaragua asked the ICJ to declare that Germany…

NicaNotes: UN Human Rights Council Again Supports US Regime Change Plans for Nicaragua

By Alfred de Zayas and John Perry [This article has also been published in Counterpunch, Popular Resistance, Dissident Voice, Resumen Latinoamericano, Orinoco Tribune, Black Agenda Report, and Global Research]  Alfred de Zayas is Professor of International Law at the Geneva School of Diplomacy and a former UN Independent Expert on International Order (2012-18). John Perry…

NicaNotes: The Truth Was Almost Killed in Nicaragua: Survivor of Radio Station Attack by U.S. Backed Criminals during 2018 Coup Attempt Recounts Harrowing Ordeal

By Jeremy Kuzmarov (Jeremy Kuzmarov is Managing Editor of CovertAction Magazine and is the author of five books on U.S. foreign policy. This article was published by CovertAction on March 25, 2024.) Carlos Alfaro León, 46, is a sports journalist who covers baseball and boxing matches for La Nueva Radio Ya, Nicaragua’s top rated radio station.…

Venezuela & ALBA News: Venezuela Thwarts New US-Backed Assassination Attempts; Alfred de Zayas on Unilateral Coercive Measures

Orinoco Tribune: President Maduro Calls Vente Venezuela Terrorist Organization, Warns of Attacks He condemned the attempted attack against him by extremist factions, and denouncing the far-right opposition organization Vente Venezuela as a “terrorist movement” that threatens not only his life, but the peace and stability of the country. Over the course of two weeks, two…

Venezuela & ALBA News: US Military makes threat against ALBA Countries; Venezuela prepares for Presidential Election

PeoplesDispatch: Venezuela’s election in the crosshairs of new US regime change scheme Venezuela has long been a target for US intervention because of its efforts to build an alternative model to the neoliberal capitalism. First theorized and implemented under the leadership of Chávez, the Bolivarian Revolution puts forward a new model that emphasizes using the country’s…

NicaNotes: Climate Justice = Holistic Transformation, Not Tinkering around the Edges

By Helen Yuill Helen Yuill lives in London and works for the UK-based Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign. [This article was originally published on 29 February 2024 on the Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign web page.) ‘The climate crisis has many dimensions: social, political, economic, environmental, moral, ethical, and ideological. The way out of the crisis must address the root…

Venezuela & ALBA News 3.15. 2024: Venezuela 2024 Presidential Election set for July 28, anniversary of Hugo Chavez’ Birthday

Cuba Granma: U.S. intelligence services operate against Cuba’s finances The maneuvers carried out to induce inflation within the Cuban market, which have been divided into four stages: shortages, induced inflation, supply boycott and financial blockade. The aims of the most recent onslaught of the CIA and associated agencies are to attack the currency, not only…