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While Weakening OAS Institutionality, US and Right-wing Opposition Fails to Achieve Objectives.

By Chuck Kaufman (Original source material translated by Nan McCurdy) Last week’s turbulent meeting of the 49th General Assembly of the Organization of American States in Medellin, Colombia, further weakened the regional body, virtually killed Secretary General Luis Almagro’s prospects for re-election, and dealt yet another devastating blow to the Nicaraguan opposition and the Trump…

Upcoming Venezuela Delegation | Apply NOW!

Campaign to End US and Canada Sanctions Against Venezuela announces new delegation: SANCTIONS vs SOVEREIGNTY Join us in Venezuela for Bolivarian Independence Day  Join the Campaign to End US and Canada Sanctions Against Venezuela  July 4 – 14, 2019 At this critical moment affecting Venezuela and, perhaps, the entire international community, we will travel to…

Death Squad threatens Wayuu Women’s Force in La Guajíra, Colombia

by James Patrick Jordan I recently visited the Department of La Guajira on behalf of the Alliance for Global Justice. I was with Raquel Mogollón who works with the organization Camino Común. While we were in La Guajira, we were asked to meet with members of the Fuerza de Mujeres Wayuú (FMW, Women’s Wayuú Force)…

Free Jesús Santrich, Stop the White House Assaults on Colombia’s Peace Accord

by James Patrick Jordan In what may constitute a mortal blow to Colombia’s peace process, President Ivan Duque has defied the order by the Special Jurisdiction for Peace (JEP) to releaseJesús Santrich, aka Seuxis Hernández Solarte, from prison. Santrich is a negotiator and former insurgent who helped craft the accord to end more than five…

Urgent Message from the Embassy Protection Collective to US State Department

US State Department Venezuelan Foreign Ministry From: Embassy Protection Collective Re: Exiting the Venezuelan Embassy Date: May 13, 2019 This is the 34th day of our living in the Venezuelan embassy in Washington, DC. We are prepared to stay another 34 days, or however long is needed to resolve the embassy dispute in a peaceful…

If Socialism Falls in Venezuela, Colombia Shows Us What Will Replace It

by James Patrick Jordan When corporate media is obsessing on one story, you can pretty much bet that another story is being ignored or, more likely, purposely hidden and obscured. Corporate media, ever beating the drums for whatever war, coup, or intervention the oligarchs are pushing, plays its dutiful and subservient role. The example that…

Victory in Colombia, but Violence Continues

Thank you to everyone who sent emails to Colombian authorities and made calls to the embassy in support of the demands of the “minga” indigenous and rural community consultations and protests. Government negotiators reached agreements with protest leaders on Saturday night. President Iván Duque will be in Cauca on Tuesday to finalize the matter.. AfGJ supporters sent…