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Urgent Action Still Needed: No New Illegal Coercive Measures against Nicaragua

Please act to help stop new sanctions on Nicaragua. The RENACER Act is quickly moving through Congress. The RENACER Act will impose a new set of sanctions on Nicaragua (illegal coercive measures). *See talking points below for background information on the RENACER Act. CALL and EMAIL — these are two ways you can help stop the…

Urgent Action Still Needed: No New Illegal Coercive Measures against Nicaragua

Help to stop new sanctions on Nicaragua.  The RENACER Act is quickly moving through Congress.  The RENACER Act will impose a new set of sanctions on Nicaragua (Illegal coercive measures). Please see talking points below for background information on the RENACER Act. Last week, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee approved the Bill. Please do still…

The Supreme Court of Cape Verde denies the habeas corpus applications regarding Ambassador Saab

Four delegates to Cabo Verde from the International Alex Saab Committee to the Denial of the Habeas Corpus Motion they Filed in the Cabo Verde Supreme Court. By Bishop Filipe Teixeira, Pericles Tavares, Roger Harris, Sara Flounders The Supreme Court of Cape Verde considers that a detention in the form of house arrest is not…

Join the Campaign to Free Alex Saab!

The International Free Alex Saab Committee: The US Government ordered Venezuelan diplomat detained, held in isolation, and denied needed medical care in Cabo Verde! Help demand his release. PLEASE HELP TO PREVENT THE EXTRADITION AND DEMAND ALEX SAAB’S FREEDOM: Participate in the social media campaign and follow @FreedomAlexSaab on Twitter Sign the online petition to…

US Trying to Extradite Venezuelan Diplomat for the ‘Crime’ of Securing Food for the Hungry: The Case of Alex Saab v. The Empire

By Roger Harris The case of Alex Saab raises dangerous precedents in terms of extraterritorial judicial abuse, violation of diplomatic status, and even the use of torture to extract false confessions. This is according to Montréal-based international human rights lawyer John Philpot. He spoke on May 19 at a webinar sponsored by the Alliance for…

Webinar Recording: 5/19 at 4pm PT / 1pm ET: Alex Saab’s Lawyer: ‘How the US Starves Nations’

Original audio for the webinar is in Spanish, English, and Portuguese.  —English interpretation or Spanish interpretation available– US Plans to Extradite Venezuelan Diplomat for Violating US Sanctions: The Case of Alex Saab Wednesday, May 19th 1 PM Pacific / 4 PM Eastern & Venezuela Alex Saab has been illegally held by Cape Verdean authorities and is…

The US Plan to Imprison Businesspeople in other Countries for “Violating” Illegal US Sanctions: The Case of Alex Saab

by Chicago ALBA Solidarity Alex Saad was detained in Cape Verde June 12, 2020 during a stopover to Iran, to be extradited to the US for the “crime” of violating US unilateral sanctions on Venezuela. He had been on a mission to acquire basic food and medicine to supply the government’s social welfare food program…

Upcoming Webinar: Women’s Voices from Central America

REGISTER HERE Monday, March 8, 2021 4 pm PST / 5 pm MST / 6 pm CST / 6 pm Central America / 7 pm EST Many people in the United States sympathize with the plight of new immigrants who arrive from Latin America, particularly in light of the mistreatment they receive from U.S. government…

[Video] Recent Latin American Elections Repudiate Neoliberalism — Feb 25 webinar with Alex Main of CEPR

  In this webinar which occurred on February 25, 2021 with Alex Main addresses the implications for the Americas of the recent elections in Bolivia, Venezuela, and Ecuador, as well as the coming elections in Chile and Peru. He discusses how US policy towards Latin America may be affected by a new US president. Alex…

TELL THE NEW U.S. ADMINISTRATION TO END ECONOMIC SANCTIONS IN THE FACE OF THE GLOBAL COVID-19 PANDEMIC

To: President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris and all Members of the U.S. Congress   We write to you because we are deeply concerned about the impact of U.S. sanctions on many countries that are suffering the dire consequences of COVID-19. The global COVID-19 pandemic and global economic crash challenge all humanity. Scientific and technological cooperation and…