Venezuela & ALBA Weekly 1.22.2021 Biden Backs Guaido; New Measures against Venezuela; Bolivia Stands with Palestine

Venezuela

Venezuelanalysis: Venezuela: Biden to Endorse Guaido; Trump Issues Parting Sanctions

TeleSur: Guaido Prevents the Use of Frozen Funds for Vaccines

 Vijay Prashad on his new book Viviremos: Venezuela vs. Hybrid War

Book: Extraordinary Threat : The U.S. Empire, the Media, and Twenty Years of Coup Attempts in Venezuela

Sputnik News: Twitter Suspends Account of Venezuela’s New National Assembly

Code Pink: 2020 Parliamentary Elections in Venezuela Report of Election Observation Team from Canada and U.S.A.

 

Ecuador

Peoples Dispatch: Understanding the upcoming general elections in Ecuador

 

Cuba

TeleSur: Trump’s Sanctions Caused $20 Billion in Damages To Cuba

TeleSur: Cuba Will Produce 100 Million Doses of Its COVID-19 Vaccine

Petition: Cuba: Life saver not terrorist. Reverse Pompeo/Trump designation

Nicaragua

TeleSur: Nicaragua Celebrates 14 Years of Free Education

NicaNotes: Jugglers for Peace,  news briefs

 

Bolivia

Labour Outlook: Solidarity with Bolivia’s Movement Towards Socialism Three months after the Left’s Historic Victory – on the road to post-coup recovery

TeleSur: Bolivia Stands With Palestinian People, Choquehuanca Says

During a virtual press conference by parliamentarians supporting the Palestinian cause, Bolivia’s Vice-President David Choquehuanca stated that “the crimes committed by the Zionist regime, especially against civilians, especially women and children, should not be forgotten, but rather tried in an exemplary manner.”

 

Events, Webinars

Vidco of January 12: Venezuela-Iran: A natural alliance in the face of illegal sanctions

Dan Kovalik, Foad Izadi, University of Tehran

Video of January 16: How the US blockade impacts Cuban agriculture

January 24: Webinar: Nicaragua’s Popular Economy and Creative Development

February 2: Ecuador’s Presidential Election: Monica Palacios, UNES candidate for North America, interviewed by Joe Emersberger

 

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