Class Warfare and Socialist Resistance: Nicaragua, Cuba, Venezuela as Existential Threats to the US

by Ajamu Baraka, published on Black Agenda Report, November 10, 2021 Why do Nicaragua, Cuba and Venezuela pose such an existential threat to the U.S.? The promise of socialism and their resistance to US class warfare. One of the extreme ironies of the latest attack by the settler-colonial regime of the United States against the national democratic project of Nicaragua[…]

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U.S. Illegally Extradites Venezuelan Diplomat from Cabo Verde to the U.S.

News Release from the Free Alex Saab Committee, published on Workers World, October 18, 2021 The Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab was renditioned and kidnapped to the U.S. 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. Saab had been imprisoned in Cabo Verde since[…]

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The struggle to free Alex Saab continues

by Sara Flounders, published on Workers World, September 10, 2021 Despite delays, legal appeals, protests, formal delegations and petitions signed by many thousands, the United States has continued to demand the extradition of Alex Saab. He is being held imprisoned in the small nation of Cabo Verde. Saab was abducted by order of the U.S., when his plane stopped for[…]

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Workers Take Over a Kellogg Factory

by Staff, published on Fightback News! August 8, 2021 Maracay City, Venezuela – In the worker-controlled Venezuelan Kellogg factory, you see the workers working diligently to make corn flake and sugary cereals in a new package displaying the Venezuelan flag and the words “Together for Venezuela.” They are wearing black caps with red letters that say, “Kellogg made in socialism.”[…]

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Maduro: COVAX ‘Owes a Debt’ to Venezuela

by Ricardo Vaz, published on Venezuelanalysis, June 9, 2021 Mexico City, Mexico, June 9, 2021 (venezuelanalysis.com) – Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro lashed out at efforts to deny the country access to vaccines. In a televised address on Sunday, the Venezuelan president accused the opposition and “organizations of US imperialism” of engaging in a lobbying campaign to stop vaccine producers from[…]

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The Case of Alex Saab – US abduction of Venezuelan Diplomat, a Global Challenge

by Sara Flouders and Roger D. Harris, June 12, 2021 With the possible extradition of a Venezuelan diplomat to the US on bogus charges, an emergency human rights delegation organized by the International Campaign to Free Alex Saab was quickly dispatched to Cabo Verde, where he is imprisoned. This island archipelago nation off the west coast of Africa is one[…]

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US Confirms No Venezuela Sanctions Relief Without ‘Irreversible Changes’

by Paul Dobson, published on Venezuelanalysis, May 31, 2021 Mérida, May 31, 2021 (venezuelanalysis.com) – The United States has ruled out lifting sanctions against Venezuela, quelling hopes of a policy reversal from the Joe Biden administration. Speaking with self-declared ‘interim president’ Juan Guaidó on a weekly digital broadcast called Aló Embajador (Hello Ambassador) last Thursday, US Charge d’Affaires to Venezuela[…]

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Government Report Documents US Responsibility for Venezuela’s Humanitarian Dilemma

by Roger D. Harris, published on Resumen English, May 1, 2021 Venezuela was once one of the most prosperous countries in Latin America. The popular classes enjoyed major advances from the Bolivarian Revolution initiated by Hugo Chávez. Today Venezuela is experiencing an unprecedented economic crisis with severe humanitarian consequences. The US government blames the crisis on the mismanagement and corruption[…]

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The Capitol Raid and Pandemic Can Help Us Empathize with Venezuelans

by Leonardo Flores, published on Portside, April 24, 2021 I like this article for talking points.  So many of the activities the US Government supports and creates in other countries are so disturbing.  How would you feel is a good question if correctly framed. [JB] The January 6th raid on the Capitol and the pandemic that has upended the lives[…]

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