Programs

Chargé D’affaires to the U.S. Lautaro Sandino at the Resist NATO Summit in Washington, DC

Nicaragua’s Chargé D’affaires to the U.S. Lautaro Sandino joined hundreds of activists on July 6, 2024 as a special guest to the Resist NATO Summit in Washington, DC. Watch our interview and his keynote speech below. “The recent NATO Summit, held July 9-11, 2024 in Washington DC, is marked by the 75th anniversary of its…

15 years after the coup in Honduras: What does solidarity look like now?

by the Honduras Solidarity Network June 28, 2024 is the 15th anniversary of the 2009 right-wing military & political coup in Honduras that overthrew the democratically elected president, Manuel (Mel) Zelaya. On June 28, 2009, Zelaya was targeted for his vision of an independent Honduras, a part of the Latin American movement, “looking South not…

Alliance for Global Justice strongly condemns the attempted military coup in Bolivia and commends the Arce Administration for its swift action to restore popular democracy

Alliance for Global Justice congratulates the Arce Administration for its swift action to restore popular democracy in Bolivia just hours after its National Army surrounded the Palacio Quemado with tanks and armored vehicles during a Cabinet meeting, calling for the resignation of the President and the entire Cabinet. The effort was led by Commander Juan…

Press release (June 24, 2024): Petition delivery at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations: Hundreds of human rights organizations and individuals demand respect for Venezuela’s sovereignty

Alliance for Global Justice sends this press release on behalf of the Venezuela Solidarity Network Press release: For immediate release Media contact: William Camacaro, Alliance for Global Justice Email: william@afgj.org Phone: +1 (202) 540-8336 Ext. 501 JUNE 24, 2024 — At 4 pm EST, in front of the U.S. Mission to the United Nations, Venezuela Solidarity Network will deliver a petition…

Webinar announcement: How Venezuela is Overcoming the U.S. Blockade ft. Carlos Ron and Yosmer Arellán

Join AFGJ for Venezuela Solidarity Network‘s next monthly webinar/picket Venezuela’s Bolivarian Revolution has been the target of U.S. imperial power and persistent regime change attempts. As Venezuela prepares for its July 28 elections, it continues to confront hybrid warfare aimed at overturning popular will and undermining its democracy: coup attempts, assassination plots, and economic strangulation…

Protest & Petition Delivery at the U.S. Mission to the UN in NYC: Defend Venezuela’s Sovereignty!

Join us for a demonstration on Monday, June 24 at 4 pm EST in front of the U.S. Mission to the United Nations in New York City to deliver a petition signed by hundreds of organizations and individuals demanding respect for Venezuela’s sovereignty and the international protection of President Nicolás Maduro under the Convention on…

Report-back and campaign update from Capitol Hill: lobbying against U.S. sanctions on Nicaragua

By Jill Clark-Gollub (Nicaragua Solidarity Coalition, Americas Without Sanctions Lobbying Committee) AFGJ is a founding organization of the Americas Without Sanctions campaign, which since last July has been organizing tirelessly against the most recent round of sanctions legislation proposed for Nicaragua. Read the report-back from one of our campaign volunteers and lobbying coordinators below.  On Thursday, May…

Interview with José Pimentel, Venezuelan peasant leader and land defender

By William Camacaro, Program Coordinator We had the opportunity to meet with an iconic leader of the Venezuelan campesino movement in the city of San Carlos, Cojedes, Venezuela. José Pimentel is a well-known defender of land rights. For this reason Pimentel has been the target of at least three assassination attempts by large landowners. While…

Delegation announcement! Venezuela: Celebrating 22 Years of Sovereignty and Popular Power

Join us in Venezuela to celebrate the Bolivarian Revolution and witness popular democracy in action Join us in Venezuela during its presidential elections to witness, experience and learn about popular democracy in action and celebrate 22 years of the Bolivarian Revolution since the attempted coup against President Hugo Chávez. When: July 21-31, 2024 Cost: $1,450/person*…

Finally, Florida judge withdraws all charges against Álex Saab three months after his release

This Friday Florida Judge Robert Scola signed the final dismissal of all charges against the Colombian-Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab, who was kidnapped, incarcerated and tortured by the U.S. prison system for several years for sending food, fuel and medicine to Venezuela during the pandemic, circumventing deadly U.S. sanctions against the Venezuelan people. The document below explains that…