Venezuela & ALBA Weekly 4.3.2020: Venezuela Defiant in face of US Military Blockade threat

Venezuela Letter from President Maduro as US Threatens Venezuela with War Ministry of Foreign Relations Communique: Bolivarian Government repudiates threats by Donald Trump against Venezuela to divert attention to the Covid-19 crisis Grayzone: Leonardo Flores interview: Pompeo's 'transition' plan tells Venezuela to suffer into submission  Leonardo Flores puts the present US threats and “proposals” in … Continue reading Venezuela & ALBA Weekly 4.3.2020: Venezuela Defiant in face of US Military Blockade threat

Venezuela-ALBA Weekly 3.27.2020: US Places a Bounty on President Maduro’s head; US threats against accepting Cuba’s health aid

Venzuela Code Pink (Leonardo Flores) Trump’s Narcoterrorism Indictment of Maduro already backfires For twenty years, right wing extremists in Miami and Washington have been slandering the Venezuelan government, accusing it of drug trafficking and harboring terrorists without ever offering even a shred of evidence.The myth that Venezuela is a narco-state has already been debunked by … Continue reading Venezuela-ALBA Weekly 3.27.2020: US Places a Bounty on President Maduro’s head; US threats against accepting Cuba’s health aid

Venezuela & ALBA Weekly 3.20.2020: Cuba’s Humanitarian Example Fighting Coronavirus while US uses it as a regime change weapon

Cuba’s Humanitarian Example Fighting Coronavirus The Independent: What coronavirus revealed about national mindsets across the world  - and how Cuba came out on top In a sign of true global solidarity, Cuba today allowed MS Braemer, a British cruise ship, to dock on its shores despite having at least five confirmed coronavirus cases on board … Continue reading Venezuela & ALBA Weekly 3.20.2020: Cuba’s Humanitarian Example Fighting Coronavirus while US uses it as a regime change weapon

Venezuela-ALBA Weekly 3.13.2020 US Sanctions: a Human Rights Crime against Venezuela, Cuba, North Korea, Iran…

Monthly Review (Lauren Smith): The US-imposed economic sanctions—the big heist Sanctions impact one-third of humanity in 39 countries. Economic sanctions not only cause untold death and devastation to a given country by denying it access to U.S.-dominated markets—which restricts its ability to generate wealth, stabilize its currency against price fluctuations and provide critical services and … Continue reading Venezuela-ALBA Weekly 3.13.2020 US Sanctions: a Human Rights Crime against Venezuela, Cuba, North Korea, Iran…

A Case Study of Corporate Media Disinformation: Keith Bolender’s “Manufacturing the Enemy: The Media War Against Cuba”

Stansfield Smith, Chicago ALBA Solidarity Some alternative media have exposed the US government and its corporate media fake news reporting on Russian “election interference,” on Venezuela, the war on Syria, China’s Xinjiang and Hong Kong, Nicaragua, Palestine, among others. One of the longest running media disinformation campaigns has been directed at Cuba, well covered in … Continue reading A Case Study of Corporate Media Disinformation: Keith Bolender’s “Manufacturing the Enemy: The Media War Against Cuba”

Venezuela-ALBA Weekly News 3.6.2020 #292 Remembering Hugo Chavez; ALBA Countries Must Deal with Increasing US Economic War

Venezuela Video documentary: Chavez, The Life of Hugo Chavez This presents the ideological origins of Hugo Chávez which led him to challenge the elite in Venezuela during the early 90s. His rise to the presidency in 1999, his opponents’ coup d’etat in 2002 which ended with his return to Caracas supported by the working classes … Continue reading Venezuela-ALBA Weekly News 3.6.2020 #292 Remembering Hugo Chavez; ALBA Countries Must Deal with Increasing US Economic War

Venezuela-ALBA Solidarity 2.28.2020 Delegations to Venezuela, Bolivia, Cuba, Honduras, Colombia

Sanctions Kill! – Food Sovereignty Delegation to Venezuela April 12-21, Code Pink Delegations to Bolivia, Colombia, Cuba Cuba: 15th May Day International Brigade of Voluntary Work and Solidarity, April 27- May 10 Canada Che Guevara Voluntary Work Brigade to Cuba, April 27-May 10 Human Rights Delegation to Honduras, May 7-17 Building Relations with Cuban Labor … Continue reading Venezuela-ALBA Solidarity 2.28.2020 Delegations to Venezuela, Bolivia, Cuba, Honduras, Colombia

Venezuela-ALBA Weekly 2.7.2020 Setback at Embassy Protectors Trial; Dan Kovalik film on Nicaragua; new delegations

DefendEmbassyProtectors: Embassy Protectors Will Not Be Able to Tell Jury Guaido Is Not President, or Mention International Law On February 4, the judge ruled the courtroom cannot state that Nicolas Maduro is the lawful president of Venezuela, not the coup leader Juan Guaido. Even though everyone, including the judge and prosecutors, knows that Guaido has … Continue reading Venezuela-ALBA Weekly 2.7.2020 Setback at Embassy Protectors Trial; Dan Kovalik film on Nicaragua; new delegations

Venezuela & ALBA Weekly 1.31.2020 US Government actions against Venezuela Sovereignty Defenders

TheGrayzone:US citizen detained and interrogated by DHS about anti-war movement solidarity with Venezuela A US citizen who participated in the Venezuelan Embassy Protection Collective was detained, searched and interrogated for the second time by US government agents about his political beliefs and participation in the anti-war movement, focusing in on Code Pink and International Answer. … Continue reading Venezuela & ALBA Weekly 1.31.2020 US Government actions against Venezuela Sovereignty Defenders

Chomsky and other Liberal Intellectuals ask us to Join them in Throwing in the Towel: their “Open Letter to the Green Party”

https://dissidentvoice.org/2020/01/chomsky-and-other-liberal-intellectuals-ask-us-to-join-them-in-throwing-in-the-towel/ https://mltoday.com/chomsky-and-other-liberal-intellectuals-ask-us-to-join-them-in-throwing-in-the-towel/ https://orbitt.net/author/stansfield-smith/ http://axisoflogic.com/artman/publish/Article_86766.shtml Stansfield Smith Noam Chomsky, Barbara Ehrenreich, Bill Fletcher, Leslie Cagan, Ron Daniels, Kathy Kelly, Norman Solomon, Cynthia Peters, and Michael Albert wrote an Open Letter to the Green Party, asking them to support the 2020 Democratic candidate regardless who wins the nomination. It was in response to an article well worth … Continue reading Chomsky and other Liberal Intellectuals ask us to Join them in Throwing in the Towel: their “Open Letter to the Green Party”