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Venezuela & ALBA News 6.2.2023: South America Advances Towards New Stage of Unity in Diversity

Venezuela Peoples Dispatch: Nicolás Maduro makes historic trip to Brazil for South American Presidents’ Summit  President Lula said, “I confronted fellow European social democrats, governments, and U.S. authorities for accepting that Juan Guaido was ‘Interim President’ of Venezuela. Maduro was elected by the people and to say otherwise is absurd. That’s how people who defend…

Venezuela & ALBA News 5.26.2023: US Blockades and Terrorism smear on Cuba and Venezuela cause US border issue

Venezuela Jacobin: US Sanctions Are Driving Displacement and Migration From Cuba and Venezuela If the Biden administration wants to stop the mass displacement that is leading enormous numbers of Cuban and Venezuelan migrants to the US-Mexico border, it should end the sanctions that have made life in those countries all but impossible for average people.…

Venezuela & ALBA News 5.19.2023: US Looting of Venezuela; Venezuela and Nicaraguan Laws against US NGOs; US Harasses Cuba May Day visitors

Venezuela Orinoco Tribune: Venezuela’s NGO Oversight Law to Ensure Transparency According to Deputy Diosdado Cabello, “62 NGOs operate in the country, and none of them have a social purpose, but a political one, which is contrary to the laws of the nation.” The NGO oversight law has not been received well by opposition figures, as…

Venezuela & ALBA News 5.5.2023: Letters from Alex Saab in his Imprisonment

Letters of Alex Saab from his Imprisonment The book of letters and interviews Venezuelan diplomat and US political prisoner Alex Saab made before the US seized him and brought him to Miami.   Events  Thursdays: WTF is Going on in Latin America & The Caribbean with Teri Mattson (or watch here or here)   Delegations/Tours…

Venezuela & ALBA News #450, 4.28.2023: Forbes Mag Defends Alex Saab; Harry Belafonte; Colombia conference on Venezuela; Maduro a Neoliberal?

Political Prisoner Alex Saab Forbes.com: What Leaders Need To Know About The Alex Saab Case And International Diplomatic Law “The fact that the U.S. does not recognize the Maduro government in Caracas is irrelevant. What matters is that both the sending state – Venezuela – and the receiving state – Iran – have recognized Saab…

Venezuela & ALBA News 4.21.2023: NATO’s Growing Military Presence in Latin America and the Caribbean

Ultima Noticias: President Maduro supports International Conference promoted by Petro This conference takes place in Bogotá on April 25 with 19 countries invited. “I told the foreign minister to convey to Gustavo Petro all my support for this conference to be successful,” said the Venezuelan head of state. It is important that “the entire international…

Venezuela & ALBA News 4.14.2023: 21 Years after the Victory over the US coup against Chavismo; Five Years since the beginning of the failed Nicaragua coup

Venezuela Ultima Noticias: Maduro: Today we celebrate 21 years of the great victory of the Revolution “the people in the streets by millions, in union with the military forces of the Homeland, came out to face the coup d’état that was intended to be carried out in Venezuela.” Maduro stressed that the Venezuelan people wrote…

Venezuela & ALBA News 4.7.2023: US uses UN Human Rights system to Overthrow Governments

US use of UN Human Rights system to Overthrow Governments Orinoco Tribune: Venezuela Condemns Weaponization of Human Rights by UN and Washington (statement here) For the US government, human rights are simply a tool used for political convenience, based on distorted narratives. Once again, this report is published to attack sovereign countries, whose decisions are…

Venezuela & ALBA News 3.24.2023: Alex Saab’s life-threatening health condition not being treated; Interview with Cuba’s Diaz Canel; Nicaragua Action Alert

Free Alex Saab:  Public Denunciation Concerning Health Conditions of Venezuelan Diplomat Alex Saab, Illegally Imprisoned in the United States Statement by Free Alex Saab movement and a Doctor’s organization about the lack of medical treatment for Saab. Valdai (Carlos Ron): Venezuela-US Relations: When ‘Maximum Pressure’ Fails President Maduro has shown two firm convictions. The first…

Venezuela & ALBA News 3.17.2023: US Southern Command Plan to Control Latin America vs China’s Role; UN Human Rights Council Smears Nicaragua; Upcoming Delegations

US Southern Command: The Empire on the Charge in Latin America This SOUTHCOM document is a preparation for war on Latin American sovereignty, and a preparation for war on Russia and China. It reasserts and updates the Monroe Doctrine that America is US private property and the US is ready to fight to keep it.…