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

Webinar Tomorrow 12/8: Venezuela Votes in Defiance of US Calls for Election Boycott: The Meaning of the Results

https://www.facebook.com/Alliance4GlobalJustice/videos/1258619561189942 Join us for analysis of the December 6th election results for the Venezuelan National Assembly by two on-the-ground observers: Jesus Rodriguez-Espinoza, editor of Orinoco Tribune in Caracas, and Venezuelan-American activist William Camacaro from Valencia, Venezuela. Jesus is the former Venezuelan Consul General to Chicago. William is with the Alberto Lovera Bolivarian Circle of New York and has … Continue reading Webinar Tomorrow 12/8: Venezuela Votes in Defiance of US Calls for Election Boycott: The Meaning of the Results

Combating the US Economic War on Venezuela – Differences in the Chavista Ranks

Stansfield Smith, Chicago ALBA Solidarity Roger Harris, Task Force on the Americas Jesus Rodriguez-Espinosa, editor, Orinoco Tribune; former Consul General of the Consulate of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela in Chicago Combating the US Economic War on Venezuela - Differences in the Chavista Ranks The Popular Revolutionary Alternative, a new coalition within the Chavista movement … Continue reading Combating the US Economic War on Venezuela – Differences in the Chavista Ranks

WOLA’s David Smilde Advocates a more Efficient Regime Change Strategy against Venezuela

Stansfield Smith Common Dreams, a liberal-left website, reposted an article by David Smilde of the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA): Joe Biden Should Not Try to Out-Hawk Trump on Venezuela. It starts off well with the subtitle: “The first task for a Biden administration would be to take military intervention off the table.” The … Continue reading WOLA’s David Smilde Advocates a more Efficient Regime Change Strategy against Venezuela

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