Venezuela & ALBA News 11.12.2021: US War on ALBA Countries: Cuba, Nicaragua, Venezuela, Bolivia

US War on CubaTeleSur: World Leaders Sign Letter Opposing Planned US Subversion in Cuba TeleSur reproduces in full a letter signed by hundreds of world leaders and personalities in solidarity with the Cuban people and government up against the full-fledged destabilization attempts planned for November 15.World map of US backed rallies against Cuba on November … Continue reading Venezuela & ALBA News 11.12.2021: US War on ALBA Countries: Cuba, Nicaragua, Venezuela, Bolivia

Monday November 15 Chicago Rally: Free US Imprisoned Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab! End the US Blockade of Venezuela, which has killed over 100,000 civilians! End US Interference in Venezuela elections!

Monday, November 15 4:30-6 pmWater Tower Park, Michigan Ave and Pearson St The US has grabbed Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab and imprisoned him in Miami, facing trial. This violates recognized international law (the 1961 Vienna Convention) on diplomatic immunity for one country to arrest and imprison a diplomat of another. Alex Saab was engaged in … Continue reading Monday November 15 Chicago Rally: Free US Imprisoned Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab! End the US Blockade of Venezuela, which has killed over 100,000 civilians! End US Interference in Venezuela elections!

Venezuela & ALBA News 11.5.2021: The National Security State – Social Media War on Nicaragua, Cuba, Venezuela; Alex Saab Update

Venezuela Jacobin: Documents Show How the US Government Used Social Media to Intervene in Venezuela [Being a pro-Democratic Party publication, Jacobin repeats already disproven propaganda about Russian election interference, and criticizes Maduro “authoritarianism,” yet the article is another example showing how the national security state works with social media corporations for US coup operations.] The … Continue reading Venezuela & ALBA News 11.5.2021: The National Security State – Social Media War on Nicaragua, Cuba, Venezuela; Alex Saab Update

Venezuela & ALBA News 10.29.21: US Campaigns against Nicaragua election, Disrupts Venezuelan national reconciliation, Instigates rightwing protests in Cuba

Monthly Review: New Era of US Financial Warfare The recent tightening of the economic blockade on Cuba, plus the related economic sanctions directed at Venezuela, resulting in tens of thousands of deaths there, can be understood only in the context of the new era of financial warfare, which the US has unleashed on targeted countries. … Continue reading Venezuela & ALBA News 10.29.21: US Campaigns against Nicaragua election, Disrupts Venezuelan national reconciliation, Instigates rightwing protests in Cuba

New Era of US Financial Warfare

September 2021 (Volume 73, Number 4)by The Editors, Monthly Reviewhttps://monthlyreview.org/author/monthlyrevieweditors/ In July 2021, popular protests erupted in Cuba for the first time in a generation, in an event that had the mark of Washington all over it (Helen Yaffe, “What’s Actually Going on in Cuba?” Novara Media, July 20, 2021). The immediate background to these protests was the … Continue reading New Era of US Financial Warfare

Is the US Global Empire Actually in Decline?

  byStansfield Smith, Chicago ALBA Solidarity,  and Roger D. Harris, Task Force on the Americas It is almost taken for granted, if not an article of faith, in the progressive milieu (e.g., here) that the US empire is declining. Does this hold up, or is it comfort food for the frustrated hoping for the revolution? … Continue reading Is the US Global Empire Actually in Decline?

Venezuela & ALBA News 10.22.2021 Update on US Seizure of Alex Saab; Maduro letter to Spain condemning Spanish genocidal invasion; Bolivia, Cuba, Nicaragua

Statement from the Free Alex Saab Committee: US Illegally Extradites Venezuelan Diplomat from Cabo Verde to the US The Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab was renditioned, kidnapped to the US on October 16 without waiting for a final extradition decision. The action was taken in secret, without notifying his defense team and without relevant documentation. The … Continue reading Venezuela & ALBA News 10.22.2021 Update on US Seizure of Alex Saab; Maduro letter to Spain condemning Spanish genocidal invasion; Bolivia, Cuba, Nicaragua

 The Webinar “Nicaragua: A Leftist Perspective” Advocates Overthrowing  the Social and Economic Achievements of the Nicaraguan People, all in the name of “Human Rights”

The webinar “Nicaragua: A Leftist Perspective” is one more example of US regime change propaganda against countries the US corporate national security state considers a challenge to its world rule. William Robinson, in the guise of an objective and serious scholar holding respectable US ruling class academic credentials, introduced this webinar that virulently attacked Daniel … Continue reading  The Webinar “Nicaragua: A Leftist Perspective” Advocates Overthrowing  the Social and Economic Achievements of the Nicaraguan People, all in the name of “Human Rights”

Venezuela & ALBA News 10.1.2021 Report: “The Impact and Consequences of US Sanctions”; Speeches at UN by Bolivia and Nicaragua

Sanctions Kill Report: The Impact and Consequences of US Sanctions Table of Contents: Introduction; Findings; Conclusions; Recommendations;Voices from the Sanctioned; Impact of sanctions on specific countries; Graphics and Photos; Source of information on Sanctions/ Unilateral Coercive Measures Peoples Dispatch: 18 countries issue call for defense of UN charter The group’s members currently are Algeria, Angola, Belarus, Bolivia, … Continue reading Venezuela & ALBA News 10.1.2021 Report: “The Impact and Consequences of US Sanctions”; Speeches at UN by Bolivia and Nicaragua

Venezuela & ALBA News: 9.24.2021: Presidents Maduro and Diaz-Canel Speeches to UN General Assembly: Historic CELAC meeting

Political Prisoner Alex SaabUltima Noticias: Alena Douhan reiterates that diplomat Alex Saab must be released Douhan stressed that “we are doing everything possible,” that “continuing the media campaign is important,” noting that her office works to promote the release of the Venezuelan diplomat, detained by Cape Verde at the service of the US..VenezuelaAlmayadeen (Ben Norton): … Continue reading Venezuela & ALBA News: 9.24.2021: Presidents Maduro and Diaz-Canel Speeches to UN General Assembly: Historic CELAC meeting