RALLY FOR VENEZUELA! End US Sanctions – No More Intervention!

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Thursday, 4 June 2015 from 18:00 to 21:00, Hamilton House, Mabledon Place, London, WC1H 9BD Get your tickets at this link today for an evening for Venezuela & celebrating 10 years of solidarity, with very special guests from Venezuela and: Tariq Ali (writer & broadcaster) Mark Weisbrot (US based writer & campaigner) Jeremy Corbyn MP (Liberation) H.E. Alicia…

In Cuba, Solidarity with Venezuela is Everywhere

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Eyewitness Account by George Woods, East London VSC I’m recently returned from a trip to Cuba. It’s a remarkable country, maintaining and adapting its revolution to the needs of its people today. Popular support for the revolution, now in its 56th year, is everywhere. And I was pleased to see that solidarity with Venezuela is also…

Venezuela & Palestine Sign New Round of Agreements

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By Lucas Koerner, venezuelanalysis.com –  Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro signed a series of agreements with Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki during an official meeting in Miraflores on Wednesday. “I say to Palestine that they will forever count on all of the solidarity of the people of the liberators, the people of Venezuela,” declared the socialist…

Venezuela Mourns Loss of Revolutionary Women’s Leader Nora Castañeda

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By Rachael Boothroyd for venezuelanalysis.com – Condolences and tributes to the legendary revolutionary and champion of women’s rights, Nora Castañeda, have been pouring in from across Venezuela following news of the activist’s death on Saturday night. An economist, university lecturer and much loved revolutionary, Castañeda is renowned for having founded and presided over Venezuela’s internationally…

Palestinian official: Venezuela is our most important ally

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Palestinian Authority foreign minister Riyad al-Maliki has described Venezuela as “Palestine’s most important ally” Venezuelanalysis.com said on May 19. Al-Maliki made the comments while in Caracas for bilateral talks with Venezuela’s government. “It’s a country that gives without asking for anything in return,” al-Maliki said. Venezuelan foreign minister Delcy Rodriguez responded that Venezuela was “ready…

Venezuela: Women at the Forefront

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The Bolivarian Revolution’s main beneficiaries since 1998 have been women, says Rashida Islam of the Venezuela Solidarity Campaign, who have organised a statement from leading British women campaigners against US intervention in Venezuela. ONE of the most neglected aspects of the relentlessly negative coverage of Venezuela in the mainstream media has been the amazing reductions…

Oliver Stone’s ‘South of the Border’ – Special Showing with The Film’s Writer Mark Weisbrot

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Special Screening of Oliver Stone’s South of the Border with co-writer Mark Weisbrot, Monday June 8, 6.30pm at the Bolivar Hall (54 Grafton Way, London, W1T 5DL.) As well as speaking at our Rally for Venezuela on June 4, our guest from the US, renowned Latin America expert and co-writer of the Oliver Stone film…

Stand Up and Be Counted For Venezuela!

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Writing for the Morning Star, Matt Willgress calls for vigilance as President Maduro warns of the danger of further coup plots in Venezuela. Venezuela’s president Nicolas Maduro warned last Saturday that his country’s right-wing opposition is still trying to ferment a coup against his elected administration. This is despite the government thwarting a coup plot…

12 Years of Venezuela’s Health Programme – Saving Lives, Helping Millions

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After providing more than 705 million free consultations, Venezuela’s widely popular health mission recently marked its 12th anniversary. When the health mission dubbed “Barrio Adentro” (Inside the Neighborhood) was founded in 2003, close to half of Venezuelans lived in poverty and many lacked access to basic health care. The poor were the worst affected by…

Venezuela, Uruguay Register Lowest Inequality in Latin America

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A book published Tuesday by the U.N. Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), studying the relationship between inequality and taxation policies, reveals that government intervention has succeeded in substantially reducing inequality. The book, “Inequality, Concentration of Income and Taxation of High Incomes in Latin America,” shows despite remaining as the most unequal…