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The purpose of the Venezuela Solidarity Campaign is to expose and oppose US government and corporate intervention in Venezuela’s sovereign affairs; to mobilize US residents to demand that relations between the two countries be based on peace and respect; and, to promote people-to-people exchanges between our two countries.

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AfGJ is a member of the Campaign to End US & Canada Sanctions Against Venezuela. The campaign invites you and/or your organization to endorse this call against the illegal, unjust and cruel sanctions being inflicted on the people of Venezuela.


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Solidarity Delegation of 20 US Activists to Visit Venezuela from July 4-16, 2015

(El Español esta abajo) Solidarity Delegation of 20 US Activists to Visit Venezuela from July 4-16, 2015 June 12, 2015 MEDIA ADVISORY A delegation of US organizations with long histories of support for social justice movements in Latin America and the Caribbean—Marin Task Force on the Americas, National Lawyers Guild, School of the Americas Watch,…

Call or Email WOLA Today to Protest Their Statement on Venezuela!

Friends, We urge you to call or write the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA) to protest their interventionist statement,  issued on the eve of the April 10-11 Summit of the Americas, repeating US slanders against the government of Venezuela. The statement/op-ed is here: http://fpif.org/strengthening-multilateral-defense-of-human-rights-in-the-americas/ The op-ed statement repeats false accusations  of “harrassment of human…

U.S. CITIZENS AND NGOs JOIN WORLD LEADERS IN CALL FOR PRESIDENT OBAMA TO RETRACT EXECUTIVE ORDER AGAINST VENEZUELA

This press release is being sent on behalf of the Venezuela Strategy Group, a coalition of Venezuela experts and US peace and justice organizations. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 2, 2015 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION Eva Golinger, evagolinger@gmail.com Chuck Kaufman, 202-540-8336; chuck@AFGJ.org Michael Bass, 510-654-5355; michaelbass84@gmail.com Stansfield Smith, 773-340-6720; stansfieldsmith@yahoo.com   U.S. CITIZENS AND NGOs JOIN WORLD…

Venezuela National Day of Action Activities by City

Venezuela National Day of Action Activities by City March 5 is the second anniversary of the passing of Venezuela’s President Hugo Chávez, who transformed Venezuela through his courageous struggle to help Venezuelans become protagonists of their destiny.  The Venezuela Strategy Group, a coalition of solidarity organizations and individuals has called for actions on March 5…

Join the “For Earth, Against Empire” Campaign

Sign the FOR EARTH, AGAINST EMPIRE Pledge of Resistance! Click here to read and share the “Stop the Wars, Stop the Warming” statement and learn more about the People’s Climate March, this September in New York!  Learn about AfGJ’s Peru Delegation for the December UN Climate Summit  Versión en español Earth is dying. Earth is…

Nicaragua Vive! 35 years since the triumph of the Sandinista Revolution

By Chuck Kaufman, National Co-Coordinator, Nicaragua Network/Alliance for Global Justice July 19, 2014 marks the 35th anniversary of the Triumph of the Sandinista Revolution in Nicaragua. On that day, the Sandinista troops led by the nine commanders of the Sandinista Front for National Liberation (FSLN), entered the capital city of Managua where they were greeted by…

88 Organizations and Individuals Oppose US Sanctions Against Venezuela

In reaction to House-passed bill instructing the Obama Administration to impose sanctions against Venezuela, 88 organizations, academics, and prominent individuals signed an open letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. Academics Noam Chomsky and James Petras, leaders of the United Steelworkers and United Electrical, Radio & Machine Workers of America (UE), Former Attorney General Ramsey…

URGENT ACTION: Congress on Verge of Passing Sanctions on Venezuela! Right-wing and Washington Post Lobbying.

The House of Representatives Foreign Relations Committee is considering a bill for sanctions against Venezuela, HR 4229, entitled the Venezuelan Liberty and Democratic Solidarity Act. The Senate also has a similar bill in committee. The House bill is sponsored by far-right Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen. Right-wing Venezuelans from Miami and other parts of the country are…

Quick points regarding the protests in Venezuela

Sign and Share this Petition in Solidarity with the Venezuelan People!  This is not a spontaneous wave of student protests, but a planned campaign organized by radical rightwing opposition leaders including Leopoldo Lopez and Maria Corina Machado. On January 23, Lopez and Machado launched their “La Salida” (“The Exit”) campaign with a press conference. As…