Solidarity Committee with Venezuela NYC
INTERNATIONALIST 360° | October 16, 2019
Blanca Eekhout is the Minister of People’s Power for the Communes and Social Movements of Venezuela and a woman linked to revolutionary militancy long before President Hugo Chávez came to power, whose team she was part of. Eekhout has been a member of parliament, leader of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) and also held the position of minister of People’s Power for Women and Gender Equality, making her the ideal person to enlighten us on the role of women in the Communes, and beyond that, how the project of the Communal State is linked to feminist socialism.Read More »
by Ultimas Noticias
As Venezuela became a member of the United Nations Human Rights Council for the term 2020-2022 on Thursday with the votes of 105 countries out of 193 member States, Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza characterized this election as historic.
“We came to celebrate once again a victory of the Bolivarian Diplomacy of Peace at the U.N. We are looking at a victory that we describe as historic,” Minister Arreaza said.Read More »
The Grayzone | October 11, 2019
Ben Norton speaks about his reporting in Venezuela, where he investigated how bipartisan US sanctions and Trump’s embargo are making lives hell for civilians.
Guest: Ben Norton, journalist from The Grayzone, who just returned from reporting for two months in VenezuelaRead More »
by Pasqualina Curcio Curcio
RESUMEN | September 30, 2019
In between half-truths and half-lies, these are the most widely spread stories about us. Then follows the old story that becomes a trend every once in a while, that started decades ago: “substituting imports,” also known as “towards overcoming the oil rentier model.”
Story 1: Venezuela as mono-producing country.Read More »
ONEWORLD | October 05, 2019
All those wondering who is in charge in Venezuela, should stop reading the biased and confusing corporate media and should look at who represents the country at the United Nations. The UN is not a perfect institution but it is one that is clear on the issue of membership despite powerful attempts at obfuscating that clarity.
Much media effort has been put in creating the illusion that the legitimate Venezuela is the one “ruled” by a self-appointed (read, unelected) interim (read, for an undefined term) president that presides with no army, no cabinet, no judicial and no recognized congress. His name is hardly recognized in Venezuela were it not for the unrelenting promotion by his major supporter, the United States government.Read More »