Tag Archive for sanctions

Press release (June 24, 2024): Petition delivery at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations: Hundreds of human rights organizations and individuals demand respect for Venezuela’s sovereignty

Alliance for Global Justice sends this press release on behalf of the Venezuela Solidarity Network Press release: For immediate release Media contact: William Camacaro, Alliance for Global Justice Email: william@afgj.org Phone: +1 (202) 540-8336 Ext. 501 JUNE 24, 2024 — At 4 pm EST, in front of the U.S. Mission to the United Nations, Venezuela Solidarity Network will deliver a petition…

Webinar announcement: How Venezuela is Overcoming the U.S. Blockade ft. Carlos Ron and Yosmer Arellán

Join AFGJ for Venezuela Solidarity Network‘s next monthly webinar/picket 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 strangulation…

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: 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 3.15. 2024: Venezuela 2024 Presidential Election set for July 28, anniversary of Hugo Chavez’ Birthday

Cuba Granma: U.S. intelligence services operate against Cuba’s finances The maneuvers carried out to induce inflation within the Cuban market, which have been divided into four stages: shortages, induced inflation, supply boycott and financial blockade. The aims of the most recent onslaught of the CIA and associated agencies are to attack the currency, not only…

NicaNotes – Nicaragua 2023: Social Advances

By Nan McCurdy and Katherine Hoyt Just in 2023 Nicaragua has made incredible social advances to improve the well-being of the population. We will only cover a few examples here. Once again, according to the annual World Economic Forum 2023 Gender Gap Index, Nicaragua has ranked in 7th place worldwide in gender equality, and first in all of…

Venezuela & ALBA News 11.24.2023 Latin America in Solidarity with Palestine; New US Provocations against Venezuela

Latin America and Palestine Resumen Latinoamericano: Latin America Is Leading the Way in Standing Up to Israel Colombia President Petro: ““It’s called genocide, and it’s done to remove the Palestinian people from Gaza and appropriate it. The head of the government that commits this genocide is a criminal against humanity. His allies cannot speak of…