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Venezuela & ALBA News: Reports on ALBA Countries Summit and World Gathering for a Social Alternative

Important article  – Resumen Latinoamericano: The {CIA] Managers of Chaos in Venezuela  An interview with Cuban journalist Raúl Antonio Capote, former double agent who infiltrated the CIA and author of “Guarimbas. Los gestores del caos” (Guarimbas. The managers of chaos). ”Venezuela is a classic case of how unconventional wars are really fought today… Honestly speaking,…

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 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…

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…

Book Review: New Institutions for Participatory Democracy in Latin America: Voice and Consequence,

New Institutions for Participatory Democracy in Latin America: Voice and Consequence, Eds. Maxwell A. Cameron, Eric Hershberg and Kenneth E. Sharpe, New York, 2012, 263 pages. Review by Midge Quandt           This book consists of a group of essays about participatory democracy in Latin America. Participatory democracy is direct citizen participation in the political arena;…

Indigenous Bolivians Oppose Continuing Criminalization of their Culture

The following alert (with some small modifications) was originally released by the Andean Information Network On January 26, coca growers and their constituents gathered in cities across Bolivia to hold peaceful demonstrations in support of Bolivia’s proposed amendment to the 1961 United Nations Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs. The amendment seeks to decriminalize the traditional…