Venezuela & ALBA Weekly Newsletter

Venezuela & ALBA News 1.12.2024: Latin American support for South Africa’s Genocide case against Israel; Venezuela Condemns US Supreme Court ruling on CITGO

Venezuelanalysis: Venezuela Backs South Africa’s ICJ Genocide Case Against Israel Venezuela Foreign Ministry: “Venezuela, as a country committed to diplomacy for peace, recognizes South Africa’s firm and historic step in defense of the Palestinian people and international law”.The full statement is here. It has consistently condemned Israel’s US-backed occupation, military attacks and apartheid regime against…

Venezuela & ALBA News 1.5.2024: President Maduro’s annual Venezuela review with Ramonet; Cuba leaders’ speeches on Revolution 65th Anniversary

New Year 2024 annual review interview with Venezuela President Maduro by Ignacio Ramonet themes: Venezuela Records Continuous Economic Growth Trend since 2021; economic growth for 2023 was 4.5%. Present relations with Guyana, especially after it invited a British warship. ““In the case of the conflict in Palestine, it is a genocide against a people. A…

Venezuela & ALBA News 12.30.2023: Israel a Terrorist State – Cuba; President Maduro Interviews Alex Saab; Action to Free Julian Assange

Al Mayadeen: Cuba President Diaz-Canel denounces “terrorist state of Israel” Cuban President Diaz-Canel denounced the “terrorist State of Israel” as it continues to commit atrocities in the Gaza Strip, which he considered a “humiliation for all humanity. How long will there be impunity, how long will there be freedom to murder?” This comes after several…

Venezuela & ALBA News 12.22.2023: Victory for Venezuela – Alex Saab is free; President Maduro’s speech; How the Campaign to Free Alex Saab Succeeded

Roger Harris: How the Campaign to Free Venezuelan Political Prisoner Alex Saab Succeeded The saga of Alex Saab and his ultimate emancipation is similar to the campaign to free the Cuban 5. Like the Free the Cuban 5 campaign, the FreeAlexSaab campaign rested on four legs: the remarkable resoluteness of Alex Saab himself, the mobilization…

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…

Venezuela & ALBA News 12.15.2023: Venezuela and Guyana Meet to Resolve Essequibo controversy; Nicaragua Puts People First: Latin America Solidarity with Palestine; Delegations to Cuba, Nicaragua, Venezuela

Venezuela Reuters: Venezuela to receive 27% more income from PDVSA after sanctions easing The administration of President Nicolas Maduro estimates that its total spending next year will be equivalent to $20.5 billion. The budget, which would mark a 39% increase on 2023 spending, will be debated in the ruling party-allied legislature and is likely to…

Venezuela & ALBA News 12.8.2023: US Military Provocations on Venezuela Border; Iran and Cuba call for a global coalition to protect Palestinians

Cuba Peoples Dispatch: Iran and Cuba call for a global coalition to protect Palestinian rights Cuban President Díaz-Canel and Iranian President Raisi called for the creation of a global coalition of countries to protect the rights of Palestinians. Both countries criticized the global community for failing to stop the Israeli genocide in Gaza. Raisi claimed…

Venezuela & ALBA News 12.1.2023: New Front of US Attack on Venezuela – the Essequibo; Medea Benjamin on Venezuela and Palestine; Nicaragua’s Spectacular Advances in Health

UN Rapporteur demands the release of Alex Saab  In this just released letter, on September 27, 2023, UN experts called on the US government to end the prolonged detention of Venezuela Special Envoy Alex Saab, extradited to the US on money laundering charges. “We deeply regret that for almost two years since his extradition, Mr. Saab…

Venezuela & ALBA News 11.24.2023 Latin America in Solidarity with Palestine; New US Provocations against Venezuela

Latin America and Palestine Resumen Latinoamericano: Latin America Is Leading the Way in Standing Up to Israel Colombia President Petro: ““It’s called genocide, and it’s done to remove the Palestinian people from Gaza and appropriate it. The head of the government that commits this genocide is a criminal against humanity. His allies cannot speak of…

Venezuela & ALBA News 11.10.2023: Venezuela Denounces Israel’s Nuclear Threat; Why Nicaragua took over Jesuit University; Tours to Nicaragua, Venezuela, Cuba

  Venezuela and Cuba against US-Israeli Massacres TeleSur: Stop the Zionist Genocide Against the Palestinians: Maduro “I call on Muslim people, Arab peoples and the peoples of the World to raise their voices against the Nazi genocide against the Palestinians,” he said, noting that the Israeli occupation forces continue to bomb hospitals, mosques, churches and…