Chicago celebrates the Return of the Cuban 5, Steps Ending the US Travel Ban and Blockade against Cuba – and Opposes US Sanctions on Venezuela

On Tuesday, December 23 at the Chicago Consulate of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela over 100 people turned out to celebrate Cuba’s victory and to oppose the new sanctions on Venezuela. Let's not allow the US government to take its boot off the neck of Cuba, just to put it on Venezuela's. The freeing of … Continue reading Chicago celebrates the Return of the Cuban 5, Steps Ending the US Travel Ban and Blockade against Cuba – and Opposes US Sanctions on Venezuela

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Ten Years of ALBA: Building a Better World South of the Border

http://www.counterpunch.org/2014/12/19/building-a-better-world-south-of-the-border/ https://www.greenleft.org.au/content/ten-years-alba%C3%A2%C2%80%C2%99s-achievements-celebrated This week we celebrate the 10th anniversary of the founding of ALBA (Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America), an anti-imperialist and anti-neoliberal alliance of Latin American countries. ALBA, meaning dawn in Spanish, is a cooperative regional organization advancing Latin American integration as an alternative to unbalanced neoliberal trade advocated by Washington. … Continue reading Ten Years of ALBA: Building a Better World South of the Border