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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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In Defense of Venezuela

By Dan Kovalik (originally on Huffington Post) The U.S. media, echoing the sentiments of the U.S. government, is openly encouraging violent regime change in Venezuela. An emblematic story from yesterday was aired in what is considered a “liberal” media source, National Public Radio (NPR). In short, this piece featured claims of Venezuela at the precipice…

Book Review: New Institutions for Participatory Democracy in Latin America: Voice and Consequence,

New Institutions for Participatory Democracy in Latin America: Voice and Consequence, Eds. Maxwell A. Cameron, Eric Hershberg and Kenneth E. Sharpe, New York, 2012, 263 pages. Review by Midge Quandt           This book consists of a group of essays about participatory democracy in Latin America. Participatory democracy is direct citizen participation in the political arena;…

Beyond the caricature, the poor people’s president.

By Bart Jones | May. 23, 2013 http://ncronline.org/news/global/beyond-caricature-poor-people-s-president Hugo Chávez and I were sitting across from each other in a small cabin in his presidential jet, flying over Venezuela. It was the start of interviews that spread over two days for a biography I was writing about the controversial leader. I had lived in Venezuela…

Venezuela Action Alert: Apr 19-National Days in Solidarity with Venezuela

This Friday April 19, 2013 as Venezuelan President Elect Nicolas Maduro formally takes office… We As US Citizens call for NO Intervention in Venezuela Respect for Election Results End to US funding of Opposition groups in Venezuela Actions: 1. Call the US State Department’s Venezuela Desk at 202-647-4216 or email mcnamarajt@state.gov.

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April Delegation to Venezuela to observe Special Presidential Election

April SOAW Delegation to Venezuela to observe Special Presidential Election and commemorate overturn of 2002 coup Venezuela delegation – April 10-16, 2013 Sponsored by TASK FORCE ON THE AMERICAS AND SCHOOL OF THE AMERICAS WATCH Meet with grassroots organizations and possibly government officials to learn about the legacy of Hugo Chavez during this crucial time…

AFGJ mourns the loss of President Hugo Chavez

The Alliance for Global Justice mourns with the family of President Hugo Chavez Frias and people of Venezuela his untimely death. But in this time of tears we also celebrate the life of this great man whose passion for justice and equality marshaled the progressive movements in his country to eradicate illiteracy, abolish extreme poverty,…

Grieving the loss of Hugo Chavez.

AFGJ would like to express the deepest condolences for the family of Hugo Chavez, the Venezuelan people, the people of Latin America, the people of the global south and the oppressed of the world who knew him as a beacon of light. The light that he shown is with us all as we create a…