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Death Curse in Caloto – Colombian unionist and opposition candidate declared “military object”

by James Patrick Jordan Note: Even as I finish writing and publishing this piece, we have received two more notifications of paramilitary murders of activists in the area of Caloto, Cauca. Send an email to Colombian authorities demanding protection and an end to the threats against Gerardo Barona and Andy Murcia Under cover of night…

Advertencia Popular para Viajeros a Colombia

Advertencia Popular para Viajeros a Colombia Para mas información: James@AFGJ.org El gobierno colombiano ha lanzado muchas campañas para cambiar la imagen del país y presentarlo como lugar seguro y divertido para toda la familia, de hecho, un paraíso turístico. Lo cual es una falsedad, toda vez, que en Colombia existe una de las peores crisis…

People’s Travel Advisory on Colombia

en español… Note: The People’s Travel Advisory for Colombia does NOT call for a boycott of travel to Colombia, but for responsible travel to Colombia that supports the nation’s aspirations for peace, justice, and liberation from Empire. Click here to learn more… People’s Travel Advisory for Colombia: The Colombian government has launched many campaigns to change…

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)…

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…