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Venezuela & ALBA News: 3.10.2023: US Smear Campaign against Nicaragua; Remembering Hugo Chavez; International Women’s Day

Nicaragua Popular Resistance (Jill Clark-Gollup): Reconciliation Does Not Mean Forgetting In Nicaragua The 222 people recently released to the US who were convicted of treason in Nicaragua for savage acts of violence against their people. They had benefited from an amnesty in 2019, but violated its terms by participating in a new coup plot in…

Venezuela & ALBA News 3.3.2023: 10th Anniversary of Hugo Chavez’ Death; Why 222 Nicaraguan Criminals Were Deported; Biden says Cuba a State Sponsor of Terrorism

Our Own Path to Socialism: Selected Speeches of Hugo Chávez Hugo Chávez’s speeches are a call to action, challenging us to take up the task of building a socialism.The Bolivarian Revolution put forth a path to liberation for Venezuela and the continent, declaring socialism as the only way of defeating capitalism and imperialism. MondoWeiss: AFGJ,…

Venezuela & ALBA News 2.10.2023: Venezuela celebrates February 4; Foreign Affairs mag on US Sanctions; Iran’s closer relations with ALBA countries

PeoplesDispatch: Socialism is increasingly popular in the US. So the House of Representatives denounces it 219 members of the Republican party and 109 Democrats voted in favor (the list is here). House Congressional Resolution “Denouncing the horrors of socialism” “Whereas many of the greatest crimes in history were committed by socialist ideologues, including Vladimir Lenin,…

Venezuela & ALBA News: 1.20.2023: Venezuelan Economic Growth under Continuing US Blockade; Bolivia to Prosecute Coup-Makers; Nicaragua’s Model Anti-Poverty Programs

TeleSur: President Maduro Presents Report on Venezuelan Economic Growth in 2022 Charts in the article show some of the positive changes. Regarding non-traditional exports, Maduro explained that a 151.6% growth was reported; imports had a 106% increase, going from $3,979.3 million in 2021 to $8,194.4 million in 2022. President Maduro highlighted that the goal set…

Venezuela & ALBA News: 1.13.2023: Venezuela year in review; Evo – US behind Coups; Trips to Cuba; Nicaraguans praise their country

Venezuela The Cradle: Qassem Soleimani in Venezuela: The lesser known motive behind his assassination Soleimani was reportedly responsible for leading Iran’s plan to surround Israel with an arc of missiles and precision drones in the West Asian region – from Lebanon to Syria, Iraq and Gaza, to Yemen. His visit to Venezuela  was publicly revealed…

Venezuela & ALBA News 12.30.2022: US Court Rules Alex Saab is not a Diplomat Because Maduro is not President of Venezuela

US Political Prisoner Alex Saab Judge Scola Decision Denying Alex Saab’s Right to Diplomatic Immunity Full text of the judge’s ruling. Statement by the Venezuela Government on the US Ruling Against Alex Saab The US  “disregards the diplomatic immunity of the Venezuelan Special Envoy Alex Naim Saab Morán, in the framework of the spurious judicial…

Decolonization, Multipolarity, and the Demise of the Monroe Doctrine

 indigenous, Indigenous Rights, Mapuche, Monroe Doctrine, Pink Tide, United States 17 min read William Camacaro, Caracas Frederick Mills, Washington DC * This article was originally published on COHA.org “It is no longer possible, in the case of America, to continue with the Monroe Doctrine nor with the slogan ‘America for the Americans.’” Andrés Manuel López…

Venezuela & ALBA News 12.2.2022: Venezuela Dialogue Releases Some Frozen Venezuelan Funds; NATO in Latin America; Roger Waters on Alex Saab

Tortilla con Sal (Jorge Capelan): NATO threats to the heart of Abya Yala Faced with a new wave of governments of self-defined progressive orientation in recent years in several countries of the region, there are alarming maneuvers by the United States and NATO to prevent a rapprochement of the countries of Latin America with China…

Venezuela & ALBA News 11.25.2022: Cuban President Condemns Campaign against Russia; Rightwing Unrest in Bolivia Continues

Cuba Cuban President Diaz-Canel Speech to Russian Duma “Cuba strongly condemns the sanctions that are imposed today unilaterally and unfairly on the Russian Federation. The causes of the current conflict in this area must be found in the aggressive policy of the United States and in the expansion of NATO towards Russia’s borders, which Cuba…

Venezuela & ALBA News 11.18.2022: Continuing Rightwing Violence in Bolivia; Daniel Ortega: A Gang of Assassins Control the Global Economy

Bolivia PeoplesWorld (Tom Whitney): Bolivia’s socialist government confronts separatist, racist uprising  This article summarizes the background leading to the rightwing protests, as well as the importance of Santa Cruz to the whole Bolivian economy.  Orinoco Tribune: Santa Cruz Campesinos Describe Attack on Facilities as Terrorism, Camacho Coup in the Making  The leadership of the Single…