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Venezuela & ALBA News: 9.24.2021: Presidents Maduro and Diaz-Canel Speeches to UN General Assembly: Historic CELAC meeting

Political Prisoner Alex Saab Ultima Noticias: Alena Douhan reiterates that diplomat Alex Saab must be released Douhan stressed that “we are doing everything possible,” that “continuing the media campaign is important,” noting that her office works to promote the release of the Venezuelan diplomat, detained by Cape Verde at the service of the US.  …

Webinar Announcement: Join Larry Spencer, Key Leader of Coal Miners Strike against Warrior Met and Black Rock; UMWA District 20 Vice President

September 28, 2021, 7pm ET Webinar with Larry Spencer! Key Leader of Coal Miners Strike against Warrior Met and Black Rock; UMWA District 20 Vice President   Larry Spencer is the UMWA District 20 Vice President, representing the 1,100 coal miners in three UMWA locals which have been on strike against Warrior Met in Alabama since…

NicaNotes: United States Once Again Attacking Government of Nicaragua 

By Yader Lanuza [Yader Lanuza is a Nicaraguan scholar who teaches sociology at the University of California, Santa Barbara.] The Excuse Since the house arrest of former president Violeta Barrios de Chamorro’s daughter Cristiana Chamorro for money laundering and other crimes, the US and international assault against the Sandinista government has grown. This is the…

Venezuela & ALBA News 9.17.2021 #370 Combat Disinformation on Nicaragua; More Questioning of the US Blockade on Venezuela

Nicaragua Tortilla con Sal (Stephan Sefton): Nicaragua: Media Disinformation and Fraudulent Misreporting in Support of US Foreign Policy Interventionism A good illustration why Nicaragua took the self-defense measures it did to stop this new potential contra war. Video Nicaragua against Empire: Sandinistas Speak – Nicaraguans Defend their Revolution Take action to Stop illegal Sanctions on…

NicaNotes: Stop US-Directed Regime Change in Nicaragua; Stop the RENACER Act!

Please plan to attend a webinar with Nicaragua’s Foreign Affairs Minister, Denis Moncada on Thursday, September 23. Register here: bit.ly/nicasolidarity or scroll to the end of NicaNotes for more information. Stop US-Directed Regime Change in Nicaragua; Stop the RENACER Act! [This article was first published in Popular Resistance on Sept. 14, 2021.] On Monday, September…

Sunday, September 12 Webinar: “Nicaragua Advances, Despite Attacks from Left and Right”

View the Nicaragua Network Monthly Webinar: Nicaragua Advances, Despite Attacks from Left and Right   In the run-up to Nicaragua’s November elections, prominent left-wing figures and others are criticizing Daniel Ortega’s government.  Our September speakers will carefully examine claims of the critics.  John Perry asks what these detractors are calling for, and how this squares with what Nicaraguans…

Venezuela & ALBA News 9.10.2021 Cape Verde high court approves Alex Saab extradition to the US; Venezuela talks with opposition progress

Venezuelanalysis: Cape Verde Constitutional Court Approves Extradition of Venezuelan Envoy Alex Saab A member of Saab’s legal team said the “matter was not closed” and the defense would continue to fight to stop his extradition. According to Cape Verde law, Saab could be extradited to the United States to face trial in Florida as early…

NicaNotes: Myths about Nicaraguan migrants

By John Perry [John Perry is based in Nicaragua and writes on Central America for The Nation, The London Review of Books, OpenDemocracy, The Council on Hemispheric Affairs, Counterpunch and other outlets.] According to Reuters, when Daniel Ortega’s government “began arresting presidential contenders,” tens of thousands of people “slipped into exile” in the United States…

Venezuela & ALBA News 9.3.2021 Venezuelan Extremist Opposition Relents and Agrees to Participate in Elections; Delegations to Venezuela, Nicaragua, Cuba

  Venezuela Venezuelanalysis: Hardline Venezuelan Opposition Relents and Agrees to Participate in Elections Opposition figure Henry Ramos Allup said the decision to take part in the vote had the blessing of the US, Canada, and the European Union. The decision by the Unitary Platform (Democratic Action, Popular Will, Justice First and A New Era) marks…

Webinar: A Conversation with Héctor Béjar – Peru’s former Foreign Minister

A Conversation with Héctor Béjar – Peru’s former Foreign Minister His resignation as Peru’s foreign minister is undoubtedly the first and hardest blow against the current government of President Castillo and the process of change that the president is trying to promote. Bejar was the most important member in Castillo’s entire cabinet, the one with the greatest ideological formation…