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Venezuela & ALBA Weekly 8.14.2020 Celebrate Fidel; US Seizes 4 Iranian tankers going to Venezuela; New Regime Change Plans in Nicaragua

Cuba Celebrates Fidel U.S.-Cuba-Canada Collaboration in Fighting COVID-19 Join and support us in this call for medical collaboration with Cuba. Cuban medical expertise can and will save lives. Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez stated: “Humanity faces a common challenge. This pandemic does not respect borders or ideologies. It threatens the lives of all, and it…

AfGJ Statement on the Arrest Orders for Álvaro Uribe

August 4, 2020, marked a historic moment in the history of Colombia, a country with more than 50 years of civil war. On that day, Colombia’s Supreme Court ordered the detention of its current Senator and ex-President, Alvaro Uribe Velez. In 2016, the oldest armed insurgency of the hemisphere, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia…

Racism, Liberation, and US Political Prisoners

By Natalia Schuurman, Eduardo Garcia, Victoria Cervantes, and James Patrick Jordan  The Alliance for Global Justice has just updated its list of U.S. Political Prisoners*. Let’s review a few basic facts and statistics, and consider some of the implications. The number of Political Prisoners in the United States has risen by 12.28% since the beginning…

Happy Birthday to Simón Trinidad, Colombian Peace Negotiator and US Prisoner of Empire

Click here for a list of US Political Prisoners who are Prisoners of Empire We are republishing the following alert being circulated by MLToday. Dear friends: Simon Trinidad is peace negotiator for the FARC, currently serving a life sentence at the super max federal prison in Florence, Colorado under conditions where he can receive no mail or…

Federal Armed Forces Out of Our Cities! No Occupation of Our Streets!

AfGJ statement regarding the assault of federal armed forces on US cities En Español On Thursday, July 16, during a massive demonstration in defense of Black lives and to demand an end to police violence in Portland, the brutality of U.S. security forces escalated rampantly: a group of unidentified federal agents used unmarked vehicles to…

¡Fuerzas armadas federales fuera de nuestras ciudades! ¡Ninguna ocupación de nuestras calles!

Declaración de la Alianza por la Justicia Global sobre la ocupación de nuestras ciudades por fuerzas armadas federales In English El jueves 16 de julio, durante una manifestación masiva en defensa de las vidas de la comunidad negra en los EE.UU. y para exigir el fin de la violencia policial en Portland, Oregón, la brutalidad…