venezuela and alba weekly

Venezuela & ALBA News 7.3.2020 US and Britain Loot Venezuela’s Wealth; Free Simon Trinidad, Webinars

Venezuelanalysis: UK Court Denies Venezuela $1.13 billion in Gold, Says Guaido is President The High Court blocked the Venezuelan government’s effort to recover 31 tons of the nation’s gold held by the Bank of England. The court said it “unequivocally recognised opposition leader Juan Guaidó as president,” rejecting the Maduro government’s right to repatriate the…

Venezuela-ALBA Weekly 6.26.2020 Trump and Biden on Maduro; Bolton’s Venezuela Chapter; “WASP Network,” Cuban Police

https://chicagoalbasolidarity.wordpress.com/2020/06/26/venezuela-alba-weekly-6-26-2020-trump-and-biden-on-maduro-boltons-venezuela-chapter-film-wasp-network-cuban-police/ Axios: Trump cold on Guaidó, would consider meeting Maduro Once again Trump showed he can be more sensible than the neo-con national security state ideologues in government. Trump suggested he’s had second thoughts about his decision to recognize Juan Guaidó as the legitimate leader of Venezuela and said he is open to meeting with…

Venezuela & ALBA News 6.19.2020 Cuba and Venezuela condemn racist First World, Continue International Solidarity and Cooperation

Speech by Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez during online conference of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America (ALBA-TCP) June 10: These hard times motivate us to continue working together, with more cooperation and consensus building “Every ship to which ports have been closed; every plane that has not found a landing strip;…

Venezuela- ALBA Weekly 6.12.2020: US Campaign against Cuban Doctors, against the COVID Success in Nicaragua, against Venezuela’s Economy

Cuba FAIR (Joe Emersberger): US Campaign Against Cuba’s Medical Brigades Targets Healthcare, Not ‘Forced Labor’ US government allegations that don’t stand up to minimal scrutiny is the opposite of caring about the working conditions of the doctors. But the sources US journalists usually rely on—the right-wing media in Venezuela, for example—have been doing that for…

Venezuela & ALBA Weekly 5.5.2020: Latest Interviews with Carlos Ron, Evo Morales; Venezuela’s Recent Political Victories, The Regime Change Role of WOLA

PopularResistance: The Federal Charges against Four Embassy Protection Collective Members Dropped After a jury refused to convict them in early February, resulting in a mistrial, the prosecutors offered to drop the federal charge and substitute one of most minor local misdemeanor charges in the DC Code, incommoding, basically causing a disturbance. The protectors were facing…

Venezuela & ALBA Weekly 5.29.2020: Team Venezuela-Iran face down the US; New anti-Venezuela campaigns start

Venezuela US now charging President Maduro’s Wife, Cilia Flores, and Chavista Adel El Zabayar with drug trafficking Orinoco Tribune: New Human Rights Watch smear campaign claims Venezuela has 30,000 COVID deaths Some international media launched a smear campaign that allegedly there are not 11 deaths, but 30 thousand deaths from coronavirus in Venezuela. The launching…

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…