The US Plan to Imprison Businesspeople in other Countries for “Violating” Illegal US Sanctions: The Cases of Alex Saab, Meng Wanzhou, Mun Chol Myong

US economic sanctions are a weapon against states which choose a development path independent of US global domination. Sanctions can take the form of blocking a nation’s financial and trade transactions, not allowing financial institutions to process them. The US can also freeze the assets of another country. The US uses sanctions as a tool … Continue reading The US Plan to Imprison Businesspeople in other Countries for “Violating” Illegal US Sanctions: The Cases of Alex Saab, Meng Wanzhou, Mun Chol Myong

April 15 webinar: Armed Conflict on the Venezuela-Colombia Border: The Battle of Apure

[Video] April 15 webinar: Armed Conflict on the Venezuela-Colombia Border: The Battle of ApureThe armed aggression of criminal groups against the civilian population in the state of Apure, Venezuela, involved drug trafficking paramilitaries, used by Colombia and the US to attack the Bolivarian revolution. Once the Venezuelan military regained control of the area, they uncovered cocaine producing labs. Join us to … Continue reading April 15 webinar: Armed Conflict on the Venezuela-Colombia Border: The Battle of Apure

Runoff Election in Ecuador: The Fight for Democracy

Monica Palacios (National Assembly Representative, Unión por la Esperanza – Union for Hope)Ramón Mendes Rivas (Acción Revolución Collective Unión por la Esperanza – Union for Hope)David Adler (Progressive International Election Observer Delegation) Register here: https://act.dsausa.org/.../runoff-election-in-ecuador.../  The DSA International Committee is presenting a panel on the upcoming election in Ecuador. Ecuador faces a crucial runoff election … Continue reading Runoff Election in Ecuador: The Fight for Democracy

Chicago City Council Resolution: Call for end to U.S. embargo against Cuban trade and travel

Chicago City Council Resolution R2020-612: Call for end to U.S. embargo against Cuban trade and travel passed unanimously 2/24/2021 https://chicago.legistar.com/LegislationDetail.aspx?ID=4631810&GUID=A687FD01-C132-405D-8AEA-2795B72DF22D Alderpeople sponsors: Sawyer, Roderick T., Tunney, Thomas, Ramirez-Rosa, Carlos, Martin, Matthew J. , Osterman, Harry, Rodriguez, Michael D., Sigcho-Lopez, Byron, Sadlowski Garza, Susan A RESOLUTION CALLING FOR AN END TO THE U.S. EMBARGO AGAINST CUBAN TRADE AND TRAVEL WHEREAS, since March 14, 1958, … Continue reading Chicago City Council Resolution: Call for end to U.S. embargo against Cuban trade and travel

February 25: Recent Latin American Elections Repudiate Neoliberalism, with Alex Main of CEPR

February 25,  4:00 pm PST/7:00 pm EST Alex Main will address the implications for the Americas of the recent elections in Bolivia, Venezuela, and Ecuador, as well as the coming elections in Chile and Peru. He will discuss how US policy towards Latin America may be affected by a new US president. Alex Main is … Continue reading February 25: Recent Latin American Elections Repudiate Neoliberalism, with Alex Main of CEPR

Write to ‘In These Times’ about their smear job on Cuba “the Western Hemisphere’s most undemocratic government”

InTheseTimes, a well-known liberal journal, runs an article in its February issue attacking Cuba in a tone akin to the Trump government. It refers to the “repression of the Western Hemisphere’s most undemocratic government,” which they allege to be Cuba. Not Bolsanaro’s Brazil, Chile with its police who blind protesters, Colombia’s death squad supporting government, Honduras’ coup regime, Haiti’s hated rulers, … Continue reading Write to ‘In These Times’ about their smear job on Cuba “the Western Hemisphere’s most undemocratic government”

Webinar 2 de febrero – Elecciones presidenciales de Ecuador: Mónica Palacios, candidata de la UNES para América del Norte, entrevistada por Joe Emersberger

Martes 2 de febrero, 7 pm zona horario del este Mónica Palacios es la candidata por la alianza Unión por la Esperanza (UNES) a la Asamblea Nacional del Ecuador (representando a los ecuatorianos en EEUU y Canada). UNES es el actual partido pro-Rafael Correa.  Ella será entrevistada por Joe Emersberger, escritor frecuente sobre Ecuador y … Continue reading Webinar 2 de febrero – Elecciones presidenciales de Ecuador: Mónica Palacios, candidata de la UNES para América del Norte, entrevistada por Joe Emersberger

February 2 webinar – Ecuador’s Presidential Election: Monica Palacios, UNES candidate for North America, interviewed by Joe Emersberger

Tuesday February 2, 7 pm Eastern time On February 7, Ecuador holds important national elections. The progressive UNES party is leading in pre-election polls with the possibility of replacing the current rightwing government. Monica Palacios is a UNES party candidate for National Assembly. She is running for the seat that would represent Ecuadorians in North America.  She will be … Continue reading February 2 webinar – Ecuador’s Presidential Election: Monica Palacios, UNES candidate for North America, interviewed by Joe Emersberger

January 21 Webinar: Bolivarian Venezuela’s Struggle for Food Sovereignty under the US Blockade

Register here: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_gFJfwt6CQkK36VlGEgF_Fw Jan 21, 2021 7:00 PM ET, 4:00 PM Pacific Time Bolivarian Venezuela’s Struggle for Food Sovereignty under the US Blockade William Camacaro will interview Hugo Alberto Nieves on the progress and challenges the movements in Venezuela have made to re-establish national food sovereignty. (Simultaneous English translation will be provided.) William Camacaro maintains … Continue reading January 21 Webinar: Bolivarian Venezuela’s Struggle for Food Sovereignty under the US Blockade

$10,000 Matching Fund for “Support Cuba’s Contribution to World Fight Against COVID and Cuba’s Internationalist Medical Missions”

(We have received $1675 by the end of the year, and have sent in $4675) December 19, 2020 Dear Friends of Cuba, At the end of March 2020 the Canadian Network on Cuba (CNC) launched “the campaign, Support Cuba’s Contribution to World Fight Against COVID-19, to assist the heroic island’s internationalist medical missions that are combatting the … Continue reading $10,000 Matching Fund for “Support Cuba’s Contribution to World Fight Against COVID and Cuba’s Internationalist Medical Missions”