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ACTION TOOLKIT: Indigenous Peoples Day 2021

SCROLL DOWN TO TAKE ACTION Alliance for Global Justice acknowledges that we stand on land that is stolen, land that is exploited. We occupy the land that is the rightful home of Indigenous people. We condemn the theft, the exploitation and the oppression that arose from settler colonialism by Europeans. We recognize the ancient and…

Black America and white supremacy: race as a factor in human rights abuses

By Camille Landry, Alliance for Global Justice Introduction The United States is a contradiction. From the stirring words of the Declaration of Independence and the Preamble to the Constitution to the Statue of Liberty beckoning the “huddled masses yearning to breathe free,” the U.S. trumpets to the world – and does not hesitate to export…

Virtual Picket Line-Philip Morris Must Respect Colombian Workers

SINTRAINTABACO, Colombia’s tobacco workers union, is demonstrating TODAY, Friday, October 8th, at noon, at the Philip Morris (Atria Corporation) International headquarters in New York (120 Park Avenue). Join a virtual picket line and flood CEO William “Billy” Giffords and Chief Human Resources Officer Charlie Whitaker with emails telling them to meet the workers’ demands that…

Alex Saab Reference Material

Background articles: World police: Washington seeks to imprison foreign businesspeople for violating illegal US sanctions (Grayzone Project, April 27, 2021) US Extradition of Alex Saab is Illegal & Unfounded: Lawyers & Legal Experts (International Delegation Proposed) (Orinoco Tribune, May 21, 2021) US Trying to Extradite Venezuelan Diplomat for the ‘Crime’ of Securing Food for the…

News Summary for August 22 Webinar

On August 19 the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), awarded the “IFAD Award 2021,” for Gender Equality to the Government of Nicaragua. The Minister of Finance, Iván Acosta said that IFAD’s selection committee awarded one country per region. The implementation of policies, programs and strategies has been a government commitment to guarantee equal opportunities…

NicaNotes: Please Sign On as an Individual to the “Hands Off Nicaragua!” Solidarity Letter Calling on the US to Stop Interfering in Nicaragua!

Please sign on as an individual to the “Hands Off Nicaragua!” solidarity letter calling on the US to stop interfering in Nicaragua! Sign HERE Remembering Ben Linder’s legacy through the Ben Linder Solidarity School By Erika Takeo (Erika Takeo is a North American based in Managua, Nicaragua. She is the coordinator of the Friends of the ATC,…

Webinar Announcement: Nicaragua’s Inspiring Social & Economic Advances

WEBINAR SUNDAY, JUNE 20 12 PM Pacific / 1 PM Nicaragua / 3 PM Eastern / 8 PM UK / 9 PM W. Europe REGISTER NOW Join us!  This 90-minute webinar will start with Jorge Capelán who will discuss Nicaragua’s current defensive actions against US destabilization and intervention in the November elections.  Then Winnie Narvaez and Coleen Littlejohn will discuss the…