Tag Archive for democracy

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…

Honduras 2023 saw the U.S.-supported right wing escalate its attacks against the people’s elected government. Will 2024 bring any accountability or change?

by Victoria Cervantes, Victoria Cervantes is an AFGJ Board Member and one of the Honduras Solidarity Network coordinators. Vicki is a founding member of the group La Voz de los de Abajo Chicago which has been accompanying the Honduran campesinx and social movements in solidarity since 1998. 2023 saw aggressive actions from the remnants of…

Women in Nicaragua: Power and Protagonism: Delegation Report-Back (January 2023)

Hailing from all corners of the United States and Canada, 22 delegates ranging from the ages of 10 to 80 traveled to Nicaragua from January 7-16, 2023 to investigate the conditions and the lives of Nicaraguan women on a delegation organized by the Jubilee House Community – Casa Benjamin Linder and Alliance for Global Justice.…

Oct 30 – Nicaragua Webinar: This is What Democracy Looks Like? A Cross-National Comparison

NICARAGUA WEBINARS and NICARAGUA SOLIDARITY CAMPAIGN ACTION GROUP (NSCAG) invite you to a webinar “This Is What Democracy Looks Like? A Cross-National Comparison” Sunday, October 30: 12pm Pacific time, 1pm Nicaragua, 3pm Eastern, 7pm Greenwich/UK TO REGISTER, CLICK HERE:  bit.ly/NicaOct30  Hosted by MASSACHUSETTS PEACE ACTION (MAPA) Join us for this 90-minute comparison of democracy as…

Message from Hubert Ballesteros, Colombian unionist and political prisoner, to North American labor and solidarity activists

Originally published in Fight Back! News Versión en español The following message is a response to a series of questions posed to Hubert Ballesteros by James Jordan of the Alliance for Global Justice. Ballesteros was arrested while negotiating for the National Agrarian Strike of 2013 and charged with Rebellion. He was also serving on the…

Nothing to do, nowhere to go, nothing to say: How the broad climate movement has failed us

 Graffiti from Havana, Cuba By James Jordan (Originally published in Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal) January 13, 2016 – It has been a month since the UN climate summit in Paris, aka COP 21. One might expect the kind of ebb and flow we often see in popular movements. Interest in climate issues, the…

Bolivia: Complexity and Inspiration at the Roof of the World

Originally posted on the Council on Hemispheric Affairs’ website By: Chuck Kaufman, Alliance for Global Justice I returned in mid-October from an eleven day delegation to Bolivia, led by Senior COHA Analyst William Camacaro of the Alberto Lovera Bolivarian Circle in New York City. I recognize that no one can parachute into a country they’ve…

Observadores electorales internacionales, Garantizando elecciones limpias o blanqueando fraude?

En inglés: http://upsidedownworld.org/main/honduras-archives-46/4601-international-election-monitors-in-honduras-do-they-ensure-clean-elections-or-whitewash-fraud Miles de millones de electrones ya se han gastado en escribir sobre las elecciones presidenciales de Honduras del 24 de noviembre de 2013. Como observador electoral y líder de una delegación de 55 monitores organizada por la Alianza por la Justicia Global (Alliance for Global Justice-AfGJ) y el Marin Task Force on the…