Regional Leaders Back Venezuela at Panama Summit

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By Lucas Koerner, Caracas, April 13, 2015 (venezuelanalysis.com) Regional leaders flocked to Panama City this past weekend for the VII Summit of the Americas, which has been widely hailed as a victory for left-leaning and progressive forces in the region, particularly Venezuela and Cuba. The summit was marked by the historic presence of Cuba whose president…

Venezuelan Petition Against Obama’s Executive Order Reaches Ten Million Signatures

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By Rachael Boothroyd, Caracas, April 10th 2015 (venezuelanalysis.com) Thousands of Venezuelans marched to the Miraflores Presidential Palace in Caracas on Thursday to officially hand over the 10 million signatures collected by activists demanding that the Obama administration repeal the Executive Order which brands Venezuela an “extraordinary threat” to U.S. “national security”. The anti-imperialist petition, launched following…

114 British Politicians Back Maduro’s Venezuela As British Solidarity Steps Up a Gear

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As reported in the Morning Star (March 11), a US presidential order has declared Venezuela an “unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security and foreign policy of the United States,” and declared a “national emergency” to deal with this. The seriousness of this situation — and the corresponding need for us to step up…

UNASUR Head Calls for Removal of US Bases from Latin America

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Ernesto Samper said the upcoming Summit of the Americas would serve as a good opportunity to “reassess relations between the U.S. and South America.” The Secretary-General for the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) suggested that all U.S. military bases in Latin America should be removed. In an interview with news agency EFE, UNASUR head…

116 Leading British Political Figures Express Opposition to US Sanctions on Venezuela

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As Parliament dissolves for the 2015 election, with the help of our supporters contacting their MPs, 116 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 US sanctions on Venezuela – thanks for your support! Dave Anderson MP,…

Venezuela Will Denounce US Executive Order at the UN

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The Venezuelan government announced Tuesday it will rebuke the United States’ government at the United Nations for the executive order, approved by President Barack Obama, declaring the South American country a national security threat. “We will organize an extensive session to denounce the aggression that our country is suffering,” Venezuela’s U.N. Ambassador Rafael Ramirez explained….

Sign the international petition for U.S President Obama to repeal his Executive order against Venezuela

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Sign the international petition for U.S President Obama to repeal his Executive order against Venezuela at https://www.change.org/p/presidente-de-ee-uu-barack-obama-retiro-inmediato-de-la-orden-ejecutiva-en-contra-de-venezuela

Latin America & Caribbean body CELAC Unanimously Passes Resolution in Support of Venezuela & Against Obama’s Aggression

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The 33 member countries of CELAC have approved a statement in support of Venezuela in light of sanctions imposed by the United States. The Community of Latin American States (CELAC) reiterated its support of Venezuela after U.S. President Barack Obama issued a decree declaring the country a “threat” to national security. The new declaration from…

Over 6 Million Venezuelans Call for Obama to Repeal Decree Against Venezuela

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The campaign calling for U.S. President Barack Obama to repeal his executive order that arbitrarily declares Venezuela an extraordinary threat to its national security has over 6 million signatures as of Tuesday night. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced on his weekly television program that the campaign has collected 6.2 million signatures so far. “I believe…

Venezuelan Oil and Gas Plant Attacked by Armed Thugs

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The state-owned Venezuelan oil company (PDVSA) reopened a gas production plant Sunday in the western state of Monagas following an attack by a group of armed thugs attempting to halt the plant’s electricity production output. “If we hadn’t acted sooner, something much more serious could have happened to the electric gas production,” the communique read.      According to the…