Venezuela & ALBA News 9.8.2023: Maduro, A Decade of Continuing Chavez’ Socialist Anti-Imperialist Struggle

Francisco Dominguez: A Decade Continuing Chavez’ Socialist Anti-Imperialist Struggle A pamphlet by the leader of Venezuela Solidarity Campaign UK. This reviews the non-stop US overt and covert warfare, including murderous economic warfare, to overthrow the Venezuelan revolution. Dominguez points out that the Maduro and the Chavista movement have withstood everything the US threw at them and have turned the tables. Today the Maduro government is respected in the world as a victorious and major anti-imperialist force.

 

Events
Thursdays: WTF is Going on in Latin America & The Caribbean with Teri Mattson (or watch here or here)

September 8: Code Pink Report Back from Venezuela  For 13 days, our group of 15 delegates had the privilege to collaborate with the Venezuelan socialist communes, and what we witnessed was nothing short of extraordinary. See also: Code Pink and Task Force on the Americas Lead Solidarity Delegation to Venezuela

September 17: Alex Saab: From Venezuelan Diplomat to Political Prisoner in the US with Rogers Waters, Camilla Saab Fabri, Anya Parampil, Sara Flounders, Fred Mills

2023 Ben Linder Solidarity School, September 23 – November 18 Class topics include: Nicaragua and the Sandinista Revolution; History and current context of Latin America and US imperialism; ATC and peasant organizations / social movements; Food Sovereignty and Agroecology; Solidarity and Internationalism.

September 24: The Nicaraguan Community Policing Model Commissioner General Jaime Vanegas Vega, Inspector General of the National Police, Commissioner General Vilma Rosa Gonzalez, Head of Public Relations of the National Police. How do the Nicaraguan police sustain one of the lowest crime rates, and highest levels of citizen trust, in all of Latin America?  A key answer is their much-heralded community-based model.

October 13-15: Annual Meeting of National Network on Cuba in Boston

 

Upcoming Delegations to Nicaragua, Bolivia, Cuba
December 1-10, Dec 8-17: Witness for Peace delegations to Cuba

November 20-29: Bolivia, Food Sovereignty, Popular Democracy & Indigenous Resistance 

Casa Ben Linder delegations to Nicaragua in October, January, and February (January: Rights of Indigenous and Afro-Descendant Peoples in Caribbean Coast Autonomous Regions)

April 9-19: Venezuela: Celebrating Popular Sovereignty and Power

 

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