Anti-War

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…

Delegation announcement! Venezuela: Celebrating 22 Years of Sovereignty and Popular Power

Join us in Venezuela to celebrate the Bolivarian Revolution and witness popular democracy in action Join us in Venezuela during its presidential elections to witness, experience and learn about popular democracy in action and celebrate 22 years of the Bolivarian Revolution since the attempted coup against President Hugo Chávez. When: July 21-31, 2024 Cost: $1,450/person*…

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…

Haitians Demand that THEY Choose Government – not US

By James Patrick Jordan Trying to understand the complexities of Haiti and its struggle for real democracy can be difficult. However, the most basic point to grasp is this: since the US directed overthrow of President Jean Bertrand Aristide 20 years ago, Haiti has endured relentless electoral interference, exploitation, invasion, and occupation by or on…

Biden’s Ukraine and Gaza War Bill Must Not Pass!

Democrats demand more war; Republicans demand a border war first – someone must stand for peace. Take action now! Democrats demand more war; Republicans demand a border war first – someone must stand for peace. Take action now! President Joe Biden met with congressional leaders today in a desperate attempt to gain passage of a…

Contact your Senators! Oppose new and old sanctions on Nicaragua!

It’s time to recognize and support Nicaragua’s achievements rather than undermine them with sanctions On June 8, 2023, U.S. Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Tim Kaine (D-VA) introduced legislation that would extend the U.S. government’s authority to impose sanctions on Nicaragua through December 31, 2028! The bill is now in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, with…

Help stop the nomination of Elliott Abrams to the United States Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy! Email your representatives!

Biden nominates genocide supporter to diplomacy panel! President Joe Biden announced on July 3 that he would nominate Elliott Abrams to a position on the United States Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy. Abrams was a supporter of the worst human rights violations in Central America in the 1980s and has been guilty of similar human rights…