63 Leading British Political Figures Express Opposition to Proposed US Sanctions – Can You Help Us Reach 65?

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With the help of our supporters contacting their MPs, 63 leading British politicians of 6 different political parties/persuasions have signed a statement (copied below) supporting Latin America’s work for peace and dialogue in Venezuela and opposing proposed US sanctions on Venezuela. You can ask your MP to add their name by using our easy online…

Unite, Britain’s largest union, passes a motion in support of President Maduro & Venezuela

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Unite the Union, the largest union in Britain and Europe, this week unanimously passed a motion to support the government of President Nicolas Maduro and re-affirming their support for the Venezuela Solidarity Campaign. The motion was presented during Unite’s Annual Conference, which this year was held in Liverpool. The text of the motion and notes…

Venezuela records highest school inclusion rate ever

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Education minister Hector Rodriguez reaffirmed last week that Venezuela has the highest school inclusion rate of its history. “We have the highest school inclusion rate ever; we have increased investment in matters of education,” Rodriguez said during a forum organized by a local private communications company, in Caracas. Rodriguez added that “prior the nineties,  the possibility…

Rejecting US claims that the Venezuelan state sanctions human rights abuses

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By the VSC Media & Information Working Group On 28 May, the US House of Representatives voted for the Obama government to impose sanctions against Venezuela. The decision followed votes in the Foreign Relations’ Committees of both Congress and the Senate approving the ‘Venezuelan Human Rights and Democracy Protection Act’. The vote is not binding…

U.S. House of Representatives Ignores Latin American Consensus, Passes Sanctions against Venezuela

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Caracas, 28th May 2014 , by Venezuelanalysis.com Despite emphatic opposition from UNASUR, CARICOM, the OAS, the Movement of Non-Aligned Nations, the Venezuelan President, the Venezuelan National Assembly and Venezuelan public opinion, the U.S. House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly for sanctions. A last ditch appeal by Representative John Conyers of Michigan and 13 other progressive Democrats…

Venezuelan Government Exposes Plot to Assassinate President Maduro

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Edited from a piece by Z.C. DUTKA at Venezuelanalysis.com On Wednesday, Venezuelan authorities publicized correspondences between opposition leaders and U.S. diplomats which, they say, constitute a plan to assassinate president Nicolas Maduro and overthrow his administration. (You can see the document in English circulated by the Venezuelan Government at http://tinyurl.com/28maycoupdoc ) Jorge Rodriguez, mayor of Libertador municipality…

Take 30 Seconds To Ask Your MP to Support Peace & Dialogue in Venezuela & Oppose Proposed US Sanctions

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Video, Report & Slideshow of VSC’s Successful Solidarity Conference in May

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On May 10, hundreds of supporters of democracy and social progress in Venezuela packed out a VSC Conference at the University of London Union. A video of the day can be found below, alongside a full report and photo slideshow. In May, over 250 people attended the VSC’s national conference entitled Celebrating Hugo Chavez’s Legacy…

Terrorism in Venezuela & Its Accomplices

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By STEVE ELLNER The private media and important actors both at home and abroad including Washington have downplayed, and in some cases completely ignored, the terrorist actions perpetrated against the Venezuelan government over the past three months. Among the latest examples of terrorism news that have been underreported abroad is the assassination in late April…

UNASUR Ministers “Re-Open” Communication between Venezuelan Government & Opposition

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By EWAN ROBERTSON, Mérida, 19th May 2014  for Venezuelanalysis.com Foreign diplomatic representatives in Venezuela responsible for assisting the dialogue process between the Venezuelan government and opposition have reported a “re-opening” of communication between the two sides. The foreign ministers of Brazil, Colombia and Ecuador, in representation of the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR), along with…