Venezuela & ALBA News 8.12.2022: Aid Cuba after Disastrous Fire; Cuba on Assange Case; Venezuela’s Recovery and New Imperial Theft of Resources

Cuba Granma: The hypocrisy of the Assange case If WikiLeaks had revealed the war horrors of any other country, Assange would be a hero, not a criminal. Or if any other nation were moving land and sea to secure the extradition of a journalist who revealed civilian deaths, acts of torture and clandestine military operations…

WEBINAR: The Arauca – Colombia & Venezuela: Hybrid War on the Border and Human Rights

Register Now! August 11 at 6pm ET/3pm PT Speakers include: Colombia: Sonia Milena López Tuta, Human Rights DefenderLuis Hernando Alvarez Alvarez, Psychologist, Union and Social Leader.Venezuela: Orlando Zambrano, peasant. National Deputy. Webinar will be in Spanish with English interpretation. Join us on Zoom to access the English interpretation. Since the early hours of March 21, 2021,…

Venezuela & ALBA News 8.5.2022 #410: ALBA Countries Condemn US Provocations against China; Venezuela’s Special Economic Zones

  Vijay Prashad: Latin America’s Fourth Left Wave Since the Cuban Revolution is Social Democratic In the first wave, inspired by the example of the socialist Cuban Revolution, wave after revolutionary wave has flooded Latin America with hope against US imperialism and for a left-wing breakthrough.The first wave was crushed by extreme violence against the…

NicaNotes: A Strange Kind of Dictatorship

By Barbara Larcom (Barbara Larcom is the coordinator of Casa Baltimore Limay, a Baltimore, MD-based friendship project linked with San Juan de Limay, in the Esteli Department of Nicaragua.  With Nan McCurdy, she is also the co-organizer of the monthly Nicaragua Webinars series.  She has visited Nicaragua regularly since 1989.) My government in the United…

Kicking off AfGJ’s Summer Fundraising Campaign – DONATE & SHARE!

We rely on your contributions to sustain this work. Your donations will help us continue building a movement for transformational change For decades, AfGJ has brought together foreign and domestic struggles through popular education, shared infrastructure, human rights accompaniment, and mobilized direct action. We know that the foreign struggles we stand in solidarity with are examples…

Venezuela & ALBA News 7.29.2022: Venezuela, Nicaragua and Cuba Celebrate their Revolutions and their Revolutionary Leaders

Political Prisoner Alex Saab Orinoco Tribune: Venezuelan Lawyer Laila Tajeldine: Alex Saab is a Political Prisoner of the US Empire (Interview)   Venezuela Oliver Stone: (video) My Friend Hugo (July 28, 1954 – March 5, 2013) Orinoco Tribune: Hugo Chávez, Leader of the Bolivarian Revolution, Was Born 68 Years Ago Simon Bolivar “The Liberator” film…

NicaNotes: Celebrating Revolution in Nicaragua

By Margaret Kimberley  (Margaret Kimberley is Executive Editor and Senior Columnist at Black Agenda Report.) [This article was originally published by Black Agenda Report on July 20, 2022.] Genuine peoples’ holidays are hard to come by in the U.S. But in Nicaragua the ongoing revolutionary process is widely celebrated. Holidays in the United States celebrate…

Reporting from Nicaragua on the 43rd Anniversary of the Sandinista Revolution: Dan Kovalik

Dan Kovalik is an American human rights, labor rights lawyer and peace activist. He has contributed articles to CounterPunch, The Huffington Post and TeleSUR. He taught International Human Rights at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. Kovalik has been involved in international human rights and social justice, mainly in Latin America. Kovalik’s first book,…