President Nicolas Maduro full 2022 interview with Ignacio Ramonet

Interview with President Nicolás Maduro by Ignacio Ramonet  (January 1, 2022) https://www.nodal.am/2022/01/entrevista-al-presidente-venezolano-nicolas-maduro-por-el-periodista-ignacio-ramonet/ (highlights in the interview are not in the original) Ignacio Ramonet: Good evening, good evening Mr. President, it is a pleasure to be with you here, thank you very much for receiving us, thank you also for granting us this interview. This interview … Continue reading President Nicolas Maduro full 2022 interview with Ignacio Ramonet

114 Congresspeople sign Letter to Biden asking the path to normalization with Cuba be restored and sanctions be reversed

copy of letter here Twenty-six organizations, including DC policy groups, faith based groups, humanitarian organizations, Cuban-American groups, solidarity groups, political organizations, mobilized people around the country.  The four lead authors of the letter – Jim McGovern (MA), Barbara Lee (CA), Gregory Meeks (NY), Bobby Rush (IL) – and their staffs worked incredibly hard.  “The current … Continue reading 114 Congresspeople sign Letter to Biden asking the path to normalization with Cuba be restored and sanctions be reversed

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

Russian Foreign Ministry statement on the case of Alex Saab

Commentary by Nikolai Lakhonin, Deputy Director of the Department of Information and Press Department of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the illegal actions by Washington to extradite to the US Special Envoy of the Government of Venezuela A. Saab Комментарий заместителя Директора Департамента информации и печати МИД России Н.Т.Лахонина о неправомерных действиях Вашингтона … Continue reading Russian Foreign Ministry statement on the case of Alex Saab

Ambassador Alex Saab letter to the Venezuelan people: “No Retreat, No Surrender”

¡No hay retroceso, no hay rendición! Carta del embajador Alex Saab al pueblo venezolano The Venezuelan Special Envoy to Iran, Alex Saab, reiterated his call for justice, through a letter received through his lawyers, one day before the case is to be heard again in the Constitutional Court of Cape Verde on August 13. NO … Continue reading Ambassador Alex Saab letter to the Venezuelan people: “No Retreat, No Surrender”

Inauguration Speech of Peru President Pedro Castillo, July 28, 2021

Inauguration Speech of Peru President Pedro Castillo Discurso Completo de Pedro Castillo Madam President of the Congress of the Republic Ladies and Gentlemen Congressmen of the Republic, Presidents of the sister republics of Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, His Highness the King of Spain. Members of the honorable diplomatic corps. Authorities present. Women and … Continue reading Inauguration Speech of Peru President Pedro Castillo, July 28, 2021

Statement by the American Association of Jurists (AAJ) on the illegal detention of Venezuelan diplomat Alex Nain Saab Morán by Cape Verde for extradition to the United States (English and Spanish)

Organización No Gubernamental con estatuto consultivo ante el ECOSOC y representación permanente ante la ONU de Nueva York y Ginebra Statement by the American Association of Jurists (AAJ) on the illegal detention of Venezuelan diplomat Alex Nain Saab Morán by Cape Verde for extradition to the United States (PDF) The AAJ denounces the illegal arrest … Continue reading Statement by the American Association of Jurists (AAJ) on the illegal detention of Venezuelan diplomat Alex Nain Saab Morán by Cape Verde for extradition to the United States (English and Spanish)

#FreeAlexSaab Delegation First Day in Cabo Verde: Denied Access to Alex Saab

#FreeAlexSaab Delegation Encounters on the First Day in Cabo Verde By Roger D. Harris, Task Force on the Americas June 4, 2021, Sal Island, Cabo Verde. In their first full day in Cabo Verde, the emergency human rights delegation met with Saab’s lawyer and the Venezuelan ambassador, tried to meet with the local police commander, … Continue reading #FreeAlexSaab Delegation First Day in Cabo Verde: Denied Access to Alex Saab

The Violence and Economic Destruction Caused by US Economic Sanctions in Venezuela

The Violence and Economic Destruction Caused by US Economic Sanctions in Venezuela Joe Sammut and Gregory Wilpert  Viviremos: Venezuela vs Hybrid War, pp. 118-140 US economic sanctions against Venezuela are a violent and illegal  form of coercion, seeking regime change through collective punishment of the civilian population. The motives are fairly clear from the  public statements of … Continue reading The Violence and Economic Destruction Caused by US Economic Sanctions in Venezuela

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