Statement to be Delivered by Samuel Moncada, Venezuela Ambassador to the United Nations at the Open VTC Meeting of the UN Security Council on “The Situation in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela”

May 20, 2020 Mr. President, 1. Thank you for convening this meeting to discuss the situation in Venezuela, especially the terrorist attack that took place on 03 May, as well as the looming threat of a new armed attack, in an imminent breach of the peace in my country should the aggression continue. Mr. President, … Continue reading Statement to be Delivered by Samuel Moncada, Venezuela Ambassador to the United Nations at the Open VTC Meeting of the UN Security Council on “The Situation in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela”

Chicago ALBA Solidarity $1000 Matching Fund to send food to the Children of Venezuela

Chicago ALBA Solidarity has a $1000 match for the Manitos Children’s Fund, which focuses on the children of Venezuela who are suffering most under US sanctions, now an economic blockade. They are not getting enough to eat and many are sick or dying from lack of access to medicine. The Manitos Children’s Fund works directly with Venezuelan … Continue reading Chicago ALBA Solidarity $1000 Matching Fund to send food to the Children of Venezuela

Q & A Session with Charlie Hardy, Reportback from a month in Venezuela

Monday, November 4, 6-8 pm Chicago Public Library, Sulzer Branch auditorium 4455 N. Lincoln Avenue , Chicago (near Montrose and Western stops on the Brown Line) Charlie Hardy, long time resident of Venezuela, author of Cowboy in Caracas, and frequent speaker on Chavista Venezuela, will be in Chicago just after spending October in Venezuela. He will … Continue reading Q & A Session with Charlie Hardy, Reportback from a month in Venezuela

Kevin Zeeze of Embassy Protector Collective and PopularResistance.org Speaking in Chicago & Illinois October 23-26

Kevin Zeese, co-director of Popular Resistance, has been in the forefront of numerous struggles for peace and social justice, from the recent People’s Mobilization to Stop the US War Machine and Save the Planet outside the United Nations to his role in the Venezuela Embassy Protection Collective in Washington. Popular Resistance itself has been an … Continue reading Kevin Zeeze of Embassy Protector Collective and PopularResistance.org Speaking in Chicago & Illinois October 23-26

Some Questions on Oscar Figuera’s “The Crisis of Rentier Capitalism in Venezuela”

https://orinocotribune.com/some-questions-of-oscar-figueras-the-crisis-of-rentier-capitalism-in-venezuela/ Some Questions on Oscar Figuera’s “The Crisis of Rentier  Capitalism in Venezuela” Stan Smith, Chicago ALBA Solidarity The secretary-general of the Venezuelan Communist Party (PCV), Oscar Figuera, in a recent interview stresses the need to build a broad anti-imperialist alliance of workers, campesinos, the communal movement, and all those committed to progressive social change. … Continue reading Some Questions on Oscar Figuera’s “The Crisis of Rentier Capitalism in Venezuela”

English text of Venezuela Vice-President Delcy Rodriguez speech to the United Nations General Assembly, September 27, 2019

Distinguished General Assembly of the United Nations Organization, a very respectful greeting to the President of this Assembly, a greeting also to all the heads of delegation who are in this hall sacred to international public law. I come in the name of the only Venezuela, the dignified Venezuela, the brave Venezuela, the one that … Continue reading English text of Venezuela Vice-President Delcy Rodriguez speech to the United Nations General Assembly, September 27, 2019

Statement by Bolivarian Government of Venezuela: Comments on Errors in Facts of the Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the Situation of Human Rights of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela

               Response to Report by the United Nations High Commissioner of Human Rights on the situation of human rights in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela (Bachelet report, July 4, 2019)                    Comments by the State*                    STATEMENTS ON FACTUAL ERRORS IN THE UNITED NATIONS HIGH COMMISSIONER’S REPORT ON THE HUMAN RIGHTS SITUATION OF THE BOLIVARIAN … Continue reading Statement by Bolivarian Government of Venezuela: Comments on Errors in Facts of the Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on the Situation of Human Rights of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela

Dan Kovalik available to speak in your area on US Intervention in Venezuela and Latin America

Dear friends, Dan Kovalik is available for more speaking engagements around the country. At present he will in New York the end of June, Arizona in mid-July and the Bay Area in mid-August. The cost to invite him is the transportation from the previous city, typically less than $75 or $100. His focus will be … Continue reading Dan Kovalik available to speak in your area on US Intervention in Venezuela and Latin America

Cuba and Venezuela: Reports on their Gains and their Fight Against US Economic Warfare

Saturday May 18, 7:00 pm UE Hall, 37 S. Ashland Richard Berg, Chicago Teachers Union staffer, back from Cuba Bahman Azad, US Peace Council secretary, back from Venezuela­ John Bolton, top US government official, calls Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua the “Troika of Tyranny” and has made clear Washington’s goal of destroying these nations as it … Continue reading Cuba and Venezuela: Reports on their Gains and their Fight Against US Economic Warfare

Defects of ROAR’s article “Can the Bolivarian revolution survive the Venezuelan crisis?”

https://mronline.org/2019/04/24/dissecting-roars-article-can-the-bolivarian-revolution-survive-the-venezuelan-crisis/ https://orinocotribune.com/dissecting-roars-article-can-the-bolivarian-revolution-survive-the-venezuelan-crisis/ ROAR published an article Can the Bolivarian revolution survive the Venezuelan crisis? containing the views of different professors, but with only two worth reading: Dario Azzellini’s and George Ciccariello-Maher’s. Of the others, Raul Zibechi appears to be the chosen faux left commentator committed to repeating US ruling class propaganda against Venezuela. Gabriel Hetland … Continue reading Defects of ROAR’s article “Can the Bolivarian revolution survive the Venezuelan crisis?”