Venezuela & ALBA Weekly

Venezuela & ALBA News 12.15.2023: Venezuela and Guyana Meet to Resolve Essequibo controversy; Nicaragua Puts People First: Latin America Solidarity with Palestine; Delegations to Cuba, Nicaragua, Venezuela

Venezuela Reuters: Venezuela to receive 27% more income from PDVSA after sanctions easing The administration of President Nicolas Maduro estimates that its total spending next year will be equivalent to $20.5 billion. The budget, which would mark a 39% increase on 2023 spending, will be debated in the ruling party-allied legislature and is likely to…

Venezuela & ALBA News 12.8.2023: US Military Provocations on Venezuela Border; Iran and Cuba call for a global coalition to protect Palestinians

Cuba Peoples Dispatch: Iran and Cuba call for a global coalition to protect Palestinian rights Cuban President Díaz-Canel and Iranian President Raisi called for the creation of a global coalition of countries to protect the rights of Palestinians. Both countries criticized the global community for failing to stop the Israeli genocide in Gaza. Raisi claimed…

Venezuela & ALBA News 12.1.2023: New Front of US Attack on Venezuela – the Essequibo; Medea Benjamin on Venezuela and Palestine; Nicaragua’s Spectacular Advances in Health

UN Rapporteur demands the release of Alex Saab  In this just released letter, on September 27, 2023, UN experts called on the US government to end the prolonged detention of Venezuela Special Envoy Alex Saab, extradited to the US on money laundering charges. “We deeply regret that for almost two years since his extradition, Mr. Saab…

Venezuela & ALBA News 11.24.2023 Latin America in Solidarity with Palestine; New US Provocations against Venezuela

Latin America and Palestine Resumen Latinoamericano: Latin America Is Leading the Way in Standing Up to Israel Colombia President Petro: ““It’s called genocide, and it’s done to remove the Palestinian people from Gaza and appropriate it. The head of the government that commits this genocide is a criminal against humanity. His allies cannot speak of…

Venezuela & ALBA News 11.10.2023: Venezuela Denounces Israel’s Nuclear Threat; Why Nicaragua took over Jesuit University; Tours to Nicaragua, Venezuela, Cuba

  Venezuela and Cuba against US-Israeli Massacres TeleSur: Stop the Zionist Genocide Against the Palestinians: Maduro “I call on Muslim people, Arab peoples and the peoples of the World to raise their voices against the Nazi genocide against the Palestinians,” he said, noting that the Israeli occupation forces continue to bomb hospitals, mosques, churches and…

Venezuela & ALBA News 11.3.2023: UN again condemns US Blockade of Cuba; Cuba and Nicaragua Palestine statements; US-Guyana Provocations surrounding Essequibo

UN Vote on US Blockade against Cuba Radio Havana Cuba: Overwhelming United Nations condemnation of US blockade against Cuba 187 countries voted in favor. Countries voting for continuing the genocidal blockade against Cuba are the two Palestine genociders, the US and Israel. US puppet, Zelensky’s Ukraine abstained. Cuba’s Report for the UN General Assembly entitled “Necessity…

Venezuela & ALBA News 10.27.2023: Cuba and Venezuela call on UN to stop Israeli massacres; US lessens economic war on Venezuela; Sandinista Nicaragua films

Cuba and Venezuela updates on Israeli War on Palestinians TeleSur: Cuba Blames the US for Israeli Impunity in Gaza Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez stated the current situation is the result of 75 years of illegal occupation, violations of the inalienable rights of the Palestinian people in their own territory, and Israel’s aggressive and expansionist policies.…

Venezuela & ALBA News 10.20.2023: Venezuela Sends Aid to Palestine; ALBA Countries Condemn Israeli Genocide

Orinoco Tribune: Venezuela To Send 30 Tons of Humanitarian Aid to Gaza We are making important efforts to guarantee the constant supply of the main elements for life,” said Minister Gil. “We are speaking of oil, rice, drinking water, first aid kits, personal hygiene kits, medical-surgical materials, mattresses, power plants, water pumps, [and] gloves.” He…

Venezuela & ALBA News 10.13.2023: ALBA Countries Speak out for Palestine against Zionist Onslaught

Orinoco Tribune: Venezuela Statement About Gaza Strip Crisis October 7: “the escalation is the result of the inability of the Palestinian people to find a space in multilateral international legality to assert their historical rights.” It calls for “the end of violence throughout the Palestinian territory through direct dialogue and compliance with Security Council resolution…

Venezuela & ALBA News 10.06.2023: Venezuela Report from LA Tenants Union; Condemn new UN Intervention in Haiti; Ecuador’s Election

  Nicaragua Solidarity Coalition: Condemnation of the “Multinational Security Support mission” to Haiti The process to devise a new mission, using the pretext of gang violence and insecurity, has been led by the United States which once again utilizes the UN system for its own narrow objectives. The United Nations must pay restitution to the…