Venezuela & ALBA Weekly Newsletter

Venezuela & ALBA News 2.16.2024: Venezuela acts against US-backed Coup Attempts; US Retaliates with more Sanctions

World Beyond War Thanks Nicaragua for Standing Against Genocide On behalf of all the caring people of the world, we want to thank the government of Nicaragua for being the first to formally request to intervene at the International Court of Justice in the case brought by South Africa, and in support of holding the…

Venezuela & ALBA News 2.9.2024: 600 Organizations Demand Biden End Economic War on Venezuela; Why the US Reimposed Sanctions; The “Human Rights” Industry in Nicaragua; Trips to Cuba

More than 600 Organizations Demand Biden End Sanctions against Venezuela “Mr. President Biden: We, the undersigned, wish to express our deep concern about  the regressions  in the scheme of Unilateral Coercive Measures against Venezuela, which we consider a form of extortion of the Venezuelan government  and an obstacle to the economic and social development of…

Venezuela & ALBA News 2.2.2024: Venezuela’s Response to new US Economic Warfare measures; Assange and Venezuela

Venezuela Orinoco Tribune: Washington Announces Renewed Economic Warfare Against Venezuela, Caracas Responds  The US government confirmed that it will not renew the Office of Foreign Assets Control License 44, which partially and temporarily relaxed some of the illegal sanctions imposed on Venezuelan oil and gas and mining sectors. The US accuses Venezuela of violating the…

Venezuela & ALBA News 1.19.2024: Venezuela Progress in 2023 a Blow to US Blockades; New US Terrorism against Cuba and Venezuela in 2023

Cuba Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Cuba proposes to the Non-Aligned Movement to support the urgent dispatch of an international protection mission to Gaza  Bruno Rodriguez: “Cuba suggests this Committee to recommend the 19th Non-Aligned Summit, which will be in session the day after tomorrow, to support the urgent dispatch of an International Protection Mission, authorized…

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…