Tag Archive for Palestine

NicaNotes: “If the US Invades Central America, We Pledge to Resist:” 2024 Marks the 40th Anniversary of the Pledge of Resistance

By Katherine Hoyt (Katherine Hoyt lived in Nicaragua for 16 years. She is a retired Co-Coordinator of the Nicaragua Network/Alliance for Global Justice and a current board member. She holds a Ph.D. in Political Science and is the author of The Many Faces of Sandinista Democracy among other publications.) [This article is taken from Thirty…

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…

NicaNotes: Ben Linder: At 37 Years, Presente!

By Becca Renk (Becca Renk has lived in Ciudad Sandino, Nicaragua, for more than 20 years, working in sustainable development with the Jubilee House Community and its project, the Center for Development in Central America. Becca also coordinates the Casa Benjamin Linder solidarity project.) “I was three years old when he was killed,” says Xiomara Hernández. “My little brother…

NicaNotes: Germany Buries the Evidence of Complicity in Genocide; Nicaragua Exposes It

By John Perry (John Perry is based in Masaya, Nicaragua, and writes for the Council on Hemispheric Affairs, London Review of Books, FAIR, Covert Action Magazine and others.) [This article has been published in Anti War, Counterpunch, Dissident Voice, Resumen Latinoamericano and Tortilla con Sal as well as en español aquí.] On April 11, Dr Ghassan Abu-Sittah, the British-Palestinian war…

Venezuela & ALBA News: Maduro Honors Aaron Bushnell and Condemns Latest Israeli slaughter, and Denounces new US Campaign to Discredit Venezuela 2024 Election

Venezuelanalysis: President Maduro Recognizes Aaron Bushnell Sacrifice, Calls For Stop to Gaza Genocide Maduro paid tribute to Aaron Bushnell, the US airman who immolated himself outside the Israeli embassy in Washington, to bring attention to the genocide against the Palestinian people. In his final words, Bushnell called for stopping the ongoing genocide in Gaza. Maduro…

Venezuela & ALBA News 2.23.2024: Standing with Palestine; More on the Latest Coup Plot; Navalny on Venezuela; Spring Delegations

Al Mayadeen: Cuban President backs Lula’s comments on Gaza genocide President Miguel Diaz-Canel expressed solidarity with Brazilian President Lula after he was classified as persona non grata by “Israel for his sincere condemnation of the extermination of the Palestinian population in Gaza.” Brazilian President said during an African Union summit in Addis Ababa, “What’s happening…

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 12.8.2023: 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…