Campaigns

Webinar announcement: How Venezuela is Overcoming the U.S. Blockade ft. Carlos Ron and Yosmer Arellán

Co-sponsored by Venezuela Solidarity Network and Alliance for Global Justice Venezuela’s Bolivarian Revolution has been the target of U.S. imperial power and persistent regime change attempts. As Venezuela prepares for its July 28 elections, it continues to confront hybrid warfare aimed at overturning popular will and undermining its democracy: coup attempts, assassination plots, and economic…

Protest & Petition Delivery at the U.S. Mission to the UN in NYC: Defend Venezuela’s Sovereignty!

Alliance for Global Justice and Venezuela Solidarity Network will host a demonstration on Monday, June 24 at 4 pm EST in front of the U.S. Mission to the United Nations in New York City to deliver a petition signed by hundreds of organizations and individuals demanding respect for Venezuela’s sovereignty and the international protection of…

Report-back and campaign update from Capitol Hill: lobbying against U.S. sanctions on Nicaragua

By Jill Clark-Gollub (Nicaragua Solidarity Coalition, Americas Without Sanctions Lobbying Committee) AFGJ is a founding organization of the Americas Without Sanctions campaign, which since last July has been organizing tirelessly against the most recent round of sanctions legislation proposed for Nicaragua. Read the report-back from one of our campaign volunteers and lobbying coordinators below.  On Thursday, May…

Report-back and campaign update from Capitol Hill: lobbying against U.S. sanctions on Nicaragua

AFGJ is a founding organization of the Americas Without Sanctions campaign, which since last July has been organizing tirelessly against the most recent round of sanctions legislation proposed for Nicaragua. Read the report-back from one of our campaign volunteers and lobbying coordinators below. By Jill Clark-Gollub (Nicaragua Solidarity Coalition, Americas Without Sanctions Lobbying Committee) Republished from…

Finally, Florida judge withdraws all charges against Álex Saab three months after his release

This Friday Florida Judge Robert Scola signed the final dismissal of all charges against the Colombian-Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab, who was kidnapped, incarcerated and tortured by the U.S. prison system for several years for sending food, fuel and medicine to Venezuela during the pandemic, circumventing deadly U.S. sanctions against the Venezuelan people. The document below explains that…

Alex Saab FREE!

  The Venezuelan diplomat who had been kidnapped by the United States for evading the illegal sanctions imposed by Washington on the Venezuelan people during the pandemic has finally been released after three and a half years of unjust imprisonment. During that time, Alex Saab was tortured, beaten, stigmatized, and treated like a criminal for…

#AmericasWithoutSanctions October Advocacy Day & Campaign Announcement

In the face of ongoing global turmoil, we find ourselves at a critical juncture, where silence is complicity and action is imperative. We stand in solidarity with the oppressed, the voiceless, and the marginalized. We understand that the ongoing U.S.-supported violence in Palestine as well as the U.S.-imposed sanctions in the Americas are haunting echoes…

Venezuela & ALBA News 9.29.2023: Cuba, Venezuela, Nicaragua in NY; UN Human Rights Office – Free Alex Saab; Anti-Sanctions Observatory at UN

Venezuelan Foreign Minister Ivan Gil Speech at UN General Assembly September 23Two days ago, the National Assembly of Venezuela unanimously decided to call upon our people to participate in a Consultative Referendum to reaffirm the defence of our sovereign territory in the face of the aggression of the American empire, which seeks to lead us…