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 said, “We call on the conscience of the entire world to stop this genocide. How can it be that we have to see someone, a soldier, a young man, immolate himself in order to denounce something as horrific as genocide… A young Air Force soldier horrified, frightened, desperate, and in pain over the massacre and genocide of against the Palestinian people, lights himself on fire. On behalf of the entire Venezuelan people, I would like to convey our condolences to the family of this young soldier, to US soldiers, to the people of the US, and to call upon the conscience of the entire world to stop this genocide.”

“They are forcing the Palestinian people into migration, as a result of hunger, because they are not allowing any products to enter, and they want to pressure the entire Gaza Strip, destroy it for a forced, violent colonization.”

Ultimas Noticias: Venezuela strongly condemns new Israeli massacre in Gaza Venezuela strongly condemned Israel’s recent lethal attack against Palestinian citizens in northern Gaza, which massacred at least 104 civilians waiting for humanitarian aid. “This abominable act” is added to the continuous inhumane actions of extermination against innocent and defenseless civilians that have been taking place since the onset of the escalation of violence on October 7 and until now, under the absolute impunity of the Israeli Government, a communiqué referred. Venezuela again denounced before the international community “the systematic practice of annihilation and genocide” pursued by the Zionist forces against the people of Palestine.

TeleSur: Havana to Host a Massive Protest Against the Gaza Genocide On March 2, Cubans will gather at Havana’s Jose Marti Anti-Imperialist Tribune to join global mobilizations against the genocide perpetrated by Israeli occupation forces. “In all provinces, we will also take to the streets in solidarity with the sisterly people of Palestine,” Cuban President Diaz-Canel said. They called on all Cubans to denounce the Israeli offensive in Rafah, which they compared to the actions the Nazis took against Jews in concentration camps. “We are witnessing a new holocaust in the midst of the 21st century,” warned the young Cubans, who will protest to the front of the US Embassy in Havana.

TeleSur: Anti-Venezuela Campaign Has Intensified: President Maduro Maduro denounced the escalation of the campaign aimed at damaging Venezuela’s international image. He mentioned that US imperialism and the Venezuelan far-right invent fake news every day to discredit the country through international portals and social networks. “Unable to win the elections, imperialism and far-right politicians try to damage Venezuela’s image… By no means will a far-right option backed by imperialism be able to defeat the popular and revolutionary option that the Bolivarian movement puts forward in the elections,” said Maduro. He also announced that he will receive reports from over 60,000 popular assemblies held regarding the Seven Transformations Plan.

TeleSur: Hugo Chavez’s Anti-Imperialist Speech Resonates After Two Decades On Feb. 29, 2004, at a time when the US was issuing threats against Venezuela, Chavez rejected the statements of President Bush and announced the anti-imperialist nature of the Bolivarian Revolution. “Mr. Bush, you have been supporting coup plotters who seek political destabilization. From here, I’ll place a bet on you. Let’s see who lasts longer: you in the White House or me in the Miraflores Palace… Let them know one thing: here there is plenty of people and ‘cojones’ to defend this homeland from any intruder trying to humiliate the dignity of Venezuela, our sacred land. Damn it!” he stressed, while his words were recorded in the memory of the Latin American peoples.

Maduro remembered, ” Chavez declared the anti-imperialist character of the Bolivarian Revolution. What a glorious history! Let’s continue building our history. Long live Chavez! The Bolivarian Revolution’s anti-imperialist character is current in the thoughts and actions of those men and women who defend the homeland. Twenty years after that day… we continue to raise our voices to say, Venezuela is respected!”

Venezuelan President Maduro Letter to Nicaragua’s President Daniel Ortega on Sandino’s Anniversary “I want to extend to the Nicaraguan government and people the Venezuelan people’s committed embrace on the commemoration of the 90th anniversary of the passing into immortality of Augusto Cesar Sandino, the general of free men and women. The life and work of General Sandino encapsulate the nobility and strength that define the soul of the Nicaraguan people. The relevance of General Sandino’s anti-imperialist thought is unquestionable: neither the imperialism’s crime nor the oligarchy’s betrayal could erase the historical significance of Gen. Sandino’s figure, which stands as a beacon and guide for those who struggle for the defense of the peoples’ independence and self-determination….”

Resumen Latinoamericano: Statement on AFRICOM Airstrike Killing Two Cuban Internationalist Doctors US Africa Command airstrikes in Somalia reported to have killed two Cuban doctors. Cuba has deployed more than 600,000 health workers to 165 nations over the last six decades on medical missions. Two Cubans serving in Kenya, Dr. Assel Herrera Correa, a specialist in general medicine, and Dr. Landy Rodriguez Hernandez, a surgeon, were kidnapped there in 2019 and held in southern Somalia. Unofficial sources reported that a U.S. drone strike on February 15 killed the Cuban doctors.

Orinoco Tribune: Venezuela Produces 97% of Food it Consumes The gradual recovery observed in the economy can be seen in the increase in agricultural production, with 14 consecutive quarters of growth despite the blockade and unilateral sanctions. Maduro highlighted that the Great AgroVenezuela Mission was key to the increase in the levels of food production in Venezuela. These are goals achieved after years of continuous sanctions and induced hyperinflation, along with other difficulties presented by the US-EU blockade Venezuela.

Cuba pays tribute to Malcolm X on the anniversary of his assassination Cuban president Díaz-Canel remembered Malcolm X, defender of human rights and freedom of African Americans in the US, on the occasion of the 59th anniversary of his murder. The head of state assured on the social network X that Cuba pays tribute to the memory of the one who challenged the empire from its core, with devastating oratory that inspired protests and rebellions against racism, exploitation and the interference of the US in other nations.

Events

Delegations

Nicaragua Delegations Casa Ben Linder 2024 delegations: 

  • June 8-16: Global Health Intensive
  • July 9-21: Solidarity in Action: Celebrating 45 Years of Revolution in Nicaragua
  • November 8-17: Salud & Solidaridad: Hands-On Healthcare in Nicaragua

Cuba Delegations

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