Venezuela-ALBA Weekly 7.10.2020 #310 New Data on the Cost of the Economic War on Venezuela; Cuba, Where Black Lives Matter; Nicaragua’s actual Human Rights

Cuba TeleSur: Black Lives Matter in Cuba It is precisely because of Cuba's anti-racist and pro-worker policies that the U.S. government has labeled the country “a violator of human rights.” The Revolution’s Early Measures Against Racism; Solidarity with African-Americans; Cuba’s Contribution to African Liberation Movements; Socialist Health Care and Revolutionary Doctors. CubanNewsAgency (ACN): US blockade … Continue reading Venezuela-ALBA Weekly 7.10.2020 #310 New Data on the Cost of the Economic War on Venezuela; Cuba, Where Black Lives Matter; Nicaragua’s actual Human Rights

Venezuela & ALBA News 7.3.2020: US and Britain Loot Venezuela’s Wealth; Free Simon Trinidad, Webinars

Venezuelanalysis: UK Court Denies Venezuela $1.13 billion in Gold, Says Guaido is President Nothing but colonial looting. The High Court blocked the Venezuelan government’s effort to recover 31 tons of the nation’s gold held by the Bank of England. The court said it “unequivocally recognised opposition leader Juan Guaidó as president,” rejecting the Maduro government’s right … Continue reading Venezuela & ALBA News 7.3.2020: US and Britain Loot Venezuela’s Wealth; Free Simon Trinidad, Webinars

Venezuela-ALBA Weekly 6.26.2020: Trump and Biden on Maduro; Bolton’s Venezuela Chapter; Film “WASP Network,” Cuban Police

Axios: Trump cold on Guaidó, would consider meeting Maduro Once again Trump showed he can be more sensible than the neo-con national security state ideologues in government. Trump suggested he's had second thoughts about his decision to recognize Juan Guaidó as the legitimate leader of Venezuela and said he is open to meeting with Nicolás … Continue reading Venezuela-ALBA Weekly 6.26.2020: Trump and Biden on Maduro; Bolton’s Venezuela Chapter; Film “WASP Network,” Cuban Police

The “Wasp Network” Highlights our Lack of Freedom to Tell the Truth on the Cuban Five Case

Stansfield Smith, ChicagoALBASolidarity.wordpress.com, former leader of the Chicago Committee to Free the Cuban Five The film Wasp Network, based on the book The Last Soldiers of the Cold War, The Story of the Cuban Five by Fernando Morais, is a co-production between France, Spain, Belgium and Brazil. It was shown in Cuba last December, soon after … Continue reading The “Wasp Network” Highlights our Lack of Freedom to Tell the Truth on the Cuban Five Case

Venezuela & ALBA News 6.19.2020: Cuba and Venezuela condemn racist First World, Continue International Solidarity and Cooperation

Speech by Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez during online conference of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America (ALBA-TCP) June 10: These hard times motivate us to continue working together, with more cooperation and consensus building “Every ship to which ports have been closed; every plane that has not found a landing strip; … Continue reading Venezuela & ALBA News 6.19.2020: Cuba and Venezuela condemn racist First World, Continue International Solidarity and Cooperation

Venezuela- ALBA Weekly 6.12.2020: US Campaign against Cuban Doctors, against Nicaragua’s COVID Success, against Venezuela’s Economy

Cuba FAIR (Joe Emersberger): US Campaign Against Cuba’s Medical Brigades Targets Healthcare, Not ‘Forced Labor’ US government allegations that don’t stand up to minimal scrutiny is the opposite of caring about the working conditions of the doctors. But the sources US journalists usually rely on—the right-wing media in Venezuela, for example—have been doing that for … Continue reading Venezuela- ALBA Weekly 6.12.2020: US Campaign against Cuban Doctors, against Nicaragua’s COVID Success, against Venezuela’s Economy

Venezuela & ALBA Weekly 6.5.2020: Latest Interviews with Carlos Ron, Evo Morales; Venezuela’s Recent Political Victories; The Regime Change Role of WOLA

PopularResistance: The Federal Charges against Four Embassy Protection Collective Members Dropped After a jury refused to convict them in early February, resulting in a mistrial, the prosecutors offered to drop the federal charge and substitute one of most minor local misdemeanor charges in the DC Code, incommoding, basically causing a disturbance. The protectors were facing … Continue reading Venezuela & ALBA Weekly 6.5.2020: Latest Interviews with Carlos Ron, Evo Morales; Venezuela’s Recent Political Victories; The Regime Change Role of WOLA

Enduring Points in Lenin’s Materialism and Empirio-Criticism

Enduring Points in Lenin’s Materialism and Empirio-Criticism Stansfield smith Here is a selection of the more enduring and valuable quotes and points Lenin made in Materialism and Empirio-Criticism (1908), a work not often read by Marxists. This book could be summarized as: Materialism responds to the latest incarnation of idealism. Idealism takes different forms. The … Continue reading Enduring Points in Lenin’s Materialism and Empirio-Criticism

Venezuela & ALBA Weekly 5.29.2020: Team Venezuela-Iran face down the US; New anti-Venezuela campaigns start

Venezuela US now charging President Maduro’s Wife, Cilia Flores, and Chavista Adel El Zabayar with drug trafficking Orinoco Tribune: New Human Rights Watch smear campaign claims Venezuela has 30,000 COVID deaths Some international media launched a smear campaign that allegedly there are not 11 deaths, but 30 thousand deaths from coronavirus in Venezuela. The launching … Continue reading Venezuela & ALBA Weekly 5.29.2020: Team Venezuela-Iran face down the US; New anti-Venezuela campaigns start

Venezuela & ALBA Weekly 5.22.2020 Is US Preparing Armed Conflict against Iran & Venezuela over Iran’s oil shipments?

Video: U.S. Sanctions: The Weaponization of the Global Financial System by Sharat Lin . Venezuela Venezuelanalysis: Trump Claims to Have Venezuela ‘Surrounded’ as Iranian Tankers Approach “We’ve got it [Venezuela] surrounded, it’s surrounded at a level that nobody even knows but they know. We are watching to see what happens.” Five Iranian tankers are en … Continue reading Venezuela & ALBA Weekly 5.22.2020 Is US Preparing Armed Conflict against Iran & Venezuela over Iran’s oil shipments?