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Venezuela & ALBA Weekly 5.22.2020 Is US Preparing Armed Conflict against Iran & Venezuela over Iran’s oil shipments?

Video: U.S. Sanctions: The Weaponization of the Global Financial System by Sharat Lin Venezuela Venezuelanalysis: Trump Claims to Have Venezuela ‘Surrounded’ as Iranian Tankers Approach “We’ve got it [Venezuela] surrounded, it’s surrounded at a level that nobody even knows but they know. We are watching to see what happens.” Five Iranian tankers are en route…

Venezuela-ALBA Weekly 5.15.2020 While 2030 Cuban doctors and nurses fight pandemic overseas, US declares Cuba “state sponsor of terrorism”

China’s Solidarity Aid to the World During the Corona Pandemic Over 50 years ago the United States would have been leading the international battle to fight the pandemic, as it had done with polio. Today, there is a vacuum that China – and Cuba – are filling. (Cuba has 2,030 medical personnel  in other countries…

Venezuela & ALBA Weekly 5.8.2020 Venezuela shuts down US-Backed Rambo Operation

Venezuela TeleSur video: Interview with President Maduro COHA: Guaidó and the Failed Military Operation against Venezuela: A Story of Betrayal and Financial Corruption The evidence shows Guaidó and his advisors cannot deny their involvement. The money comes from the ample funds the U.S. has illegally confiscated from the Citgo oil company. Many in the Opposition, particularly…

Venezuela & ALBA Weekly: US-Sanctioned Countries set example in Fighting Coronavirus

More than 70 Groups Demand Trump Immediately End US Sanctions Against Iran, Venezuela, Cuba, and Others During Covid-19 Crisis actual letter here) Over 70 civil society groups representing more than 40 million people called on President Donald Trump Thursday to issue immediate sanctions relief for numerous countries—including Iran, Syria, Venezuela, Cuba, and North Korea. Venezuela…

Venezuela-ALBA Weekly 4.17.2020: Cuba, Venezuela & Nicaragua can Teach the US How to Fight Coronavirus

Cuba Statement by Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs: The Covid-19 pandemic evidences the need to cooperate despite political differences Covid19 has come into a world overburdened by production and consumption patterns, especially in highly industrialized countries and among the elites of developing countries, that are unsustainable and incompatible with the finite character of natural resources…

Venezuela & ALBA Weekly 4.10.2020 Cuba sends more doctors, the US sends warships

Cuba MEDICC: Six Decades of Cuban Global Health Cooperation A review of development of Cuban medical aid to other countries, which began with Chile in 1960. Discusses Cuba’s international school of medicine, ELAM, which has trained 29,000 doctors from other countries, for free. Operation Milagro, where millions around the world received free cataracts surgery. This…

Venezuela & ALBA Weekly: Venezuela Defiant in face of US Military Blockade threat

Venezuela Letter from President Maduro as US Threatens Venezuela with War Ministry of Foreign Relations Communique: Bolivarian Government repudiates threats by Donald Trump against Venezuela to divert attention to the Covid-19 crisis Grayzone: Leonardo Flores interview: Pompeo’s ‘transition’ plan tells Venezuela to suffer into submission  Leonardo Flores puts the present US threats and “proposals” in…

Venezuela-ALBA Weekly: US Places a Bounty on President Maduro’s head; US threats against accepting Cuba’s health aid

Venezuela Code Pink (Leonardo Flores) Trump’s Narcoterrorism Indictment of Maduro already backfires For twenty years, right wing extremists in Miami and Washington have been slandering the Venezuelan government, accusing it of drug trafficking and harboring terrorists without ever offering even a shred of evidence.The myth that Venezuela is a narco-state has already been debunked by…

Venezuela & ALBA Weekly 3.20.2020 Cuba’s Humanitarian Example Fighting Coronavirus while US uses it as a regime change weapon

Cuba’s Humanitarian Example Fighting Coronavirus The Independent: What coronavirus revealed about national mindsets across the world  – and how Cuba came out on top In a sign of true global solidarity, Cuba today allowed MS Braemer, a British cruise ship, to dock on its shores despite having at least five confirmed coronavirus cases on board…

Venezuela-ALBA Weekly 3.13.2020 US Sanctions: a Human Rights Crime against Venezuela, Cuba, North Korea, Iran…

Monthly Review (Lauren Smith): The US-imposed economic sanctions—the big heist Sanctions impact one-third of humanity in 39 countries. Economic sanctions not only cause untold death and devastation to a given country by denying it access to U.S.-dominated markets—which restricts its ability to generate wealth, stabilize its currency against price fluctuations and provide critical services and…