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Latin American Integration Advances In Blow to US Domination

Tim Young, Venezuela Solidarity Campaign, writes on Venezuelan President Maduro and Brazilian President Lula’s meeting to re-establish relations and promote regional integration. Brazil’s former President, far-right politician Jair Bolsonaro, had throughout his term constantly attacked Venezuela’s elected President Nicolas Maduro and promised to “do whatever is possible” to depose him. Bolsonaro’s sentiments echoed the United …

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Interview: Lula & Maduro meet – a defeat for US domination in Latin America?

President Lula invited all 13 presidents from South America to a summit on May 30 aimed at developing a collective and “common vision and relaunching decisive actions for sustainable development, peace and the well-being of our peoples.” We spoke to VSC Secretary Dr. Francisco Dominguez in detail on this blow to US hegemony, the region’s …

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Rally: End sanctions on Venezuela – US out of Latin America! 27 April

International Online Rally Thursday 27 April 6.30PM With Tariq Ali // Carlos Ron, Simon Bolivar Institute for Peace & Solidarity, Venezuela // Camila Escalante, Kawsachun News, Bolivia // Mickey Brady MP, Sinn Fein, Ireland // Kate Hudson, CND // Francisco Dominguez, VSC // Luke Daniels, Caribbean Labour Solidarity // Andrew Murray, Stop the War Coalition // H.E. …

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Just as in 2002, Venezuela continues to resist the US drive for illegal ‘regime change’

By Tim Young, Venezuela Solidarity Campaign Twenty-one years ago this month the United States supported a coup in Venezuela to overthrow President Hugo Chávez’s radical reforming government and preserve US strategic and business interests. Chávez had won the presidential election in 1998 with 57% of the vote and set about to transform the country. A …

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When London Welcomed Chavez

In 2006, President Hugo Chavez visited London as a guest of Mayor Ken Livingstone. During his visit President Chavez addressed the TUC, a packed meeting of MPs in Parliament and a huge public rally. As we mark the tenth anniversary of the death of Hugo Chavez on March 5, below we print some key quotes …

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Time to end the US blockage against Venezuela | Ken Livingstone

Opposing US and UK sanction on Venezuela will remain a top international priority in 2023, writes Ken Livingstone AS Venezuela enters the latter half of President Nicolas Maduro’s second term in office, the time is ripe for an overview of where the country currently stands, especially regarding ongoing attempts from the US and its allies …

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VIDEO: Free Alex Saab!

For our new monthly YouTube show, we interviewed our Secretary Francisco Dominguez on the importance of the Alex Saab case. For more info on the international campaign see https://afgj.org/free-alex-saab