Statements

VSC STATEMENT ON VENEZUELA’S 2021 ELECTIONS

VSC congratulates Venezuela on the successful completion of its regional and elections on November 21.  Venezuelans voted on Sunday to choose representatives for 3,082 elected positions: state governors, mayors, regional legislators and local councillors. Over 70,000 candidates from 111 political parties took part, illustrating how extensive the competition was for each post. The entire electoral …

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Give Venezuela back its gold!

VSC STATEMENT ON THE CURRENT UK SUPREME COURT CASE ON THE BANK OF ENGLAND WITHHOLDING VENEZUELA’S GOLD The UK Supreme Court is currently considering an appeal against the Appeal Court’s overturning of the earlier judgement by the Commercial Court that had endorsed the British Government’s recognition of Juan Guaidό, the self- proclaimed “interim president”, as …

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Venezuela Solidarity Campaign Statement on Assembly Elections

VSC congratulates Venezuela on the successful completion of elections for a new National Assembly. Venezuelans voted on Sunday to choose 277 legislators from more than 14,400 candidates registered by 107 national and regional political organizations. Over 300 international observers were present and confirmed the transparency of the process. Despite threats of violence from extreme right …

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VSC STATEMENT ON APPEAL COURT GOLD RULING

Venezuela Solidarity Campaign applauds the ruling by the Appeal Court overturning the earlier judgement of the Commercial Court that had endorsed the British Government’s recognition of Juan Guaidό, the self- proclaimed “interim president”, as the leader of Venezuela rather than the elected president Nicholas Maduro. The Commercial Court’s decision, if allowed to stand could have …

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ADD YOUR NAME: Oppose Trump’s sanctions on Venezuela

CLICK HERE TO SIGN We oppose Trump’s illegal sanctions on Venezuela, which have created an ever—tightening economic blockade. This is severely hampering Venezuela’s efforts to tackle the coronavirus outbreak and putting the lives of ordinary people at risk. Under US influence, the IMF has also refused a $5 billion loan request by Venezuela to combat …

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Give Venezuela Back Its Gold – No to Trump’s Illegal ‘Regime Change’ Agenda

The shameful political nature of the Bank of England’s refusal to release Venezuela’s gold deposits was made clear in court this week. Lawyers for the Venezuelan Central Bank went to court to force the Bank of England to release funds to the United Nations Development Programme for the purchase of much-needed supplies of food and …

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Tribute to Jude Woodward

On behalf of the Executive Committee of the Venezuela Solidarity Campaign and all our members and affiliates in the UK, we would like to offer our deepest sympathy to Jude’s family, colleagues and friends. Jude was an internationalist with a longstanding interest and deep commitment to solidarity with the peoples of Latin America in their …

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