Global Outcry after Venezuela Financially Blocked from COVAX Initiative

Peoples Dispatch Venezuelan vice-president Delcy Rodríguez announced in a press conference that Venezuela’s last payment to the COVAX initiative to acquire vaccines was blocked. The member countries of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America – People’s Trade Treaty (ALBA-TCP), on June 13, rejected the decision of the Union Bank of Switzerland (UBS)…

Pedro Castillo Thanks Bolivia, Argentina, and Nicaragua for Recognizing Win

Kawsachun News Peru’s Pedro Castillo has thanked Presidents Luis Arce, Alberto Fernández, and Daniel Ortega, during an address to his supporters this evening in Lima. The three heads of state publicly recognized Castillo as President-elect of Peru on Thursday. Winner of Sunday's ballot, Pedro Castillo, thanked supporters gathered in Lima in anticipation of an official…

US Kidnaps Venezuelan Diplomat: The Case of Alex Saab

Red Lines host Anya Parampil speaks with attorney Femi Falana about the shocking case of Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab, who has been kidnapped for the crime of violating illegal sanctions in order to feed his country. Under pressure from the United States, Cape Verdean authorities arrested Saab in June of 2020 when he stopped in…

Venezuela’s Migration: Why They Left

Tatuy TV Part I Between 2000 and 2020, a large part of Venezuela’s young working population migrated to different locations across the globe in search of better opportunities. This migration has been largely caused by political differences, economic impoverishment, and the deterioration of social conditions in the Latin American country. Venezuela is a country with…

Chronicle of Planned Destruction: Parties and Politics

William SerafinoThere is an urgent need for a generational renewal of the opposition, which has bet on a low-intensity civil war to take power (Photo: Reuters) Venezuela has definitely entered a new electoral race with the announcement of the recently constituted National Electoral Council (CNE), which has scheduled the regional and municipal elections stipulated by…

Operation Condor 2.0: Behind Aznar’s Award to Guaidó and the Atlas Network

Karen Méndez Loffredo Interview with Julián Macías Tovar, researcher and editor of Pandemia Digital. Former President José María Aznar presented the 10th FAES Freedom Award to former Venezuelan MP Juan Guaidó. The event was also attended by the president of the Community of Madrid, Isabel Díaz Ayuso, the mayor José Luis Martínez Almeida and the…

Patriarchy Is as Cunning as Capitalism

Raúl Cazal and Alba Carosio Alba Carosio has been a feminist activist since the 1960s. She practices a feminism committed to popular struggles and to the poorest and most excluded women. Nevertheless, she is aware that her reach was limited, until Hugo Chávez became President of the Republic: Women’s struggles for their rights pre-existed the…

Conflict in Colombia: Consequences and Solidarity Among Brotherly Peoples

Laura Cano The political, social and economic conflict in Colombia has its origins in the 19th century. Its roots are found in the contradictions that marked the first republic of this sister country. A supposedly republican state led by a classist, oligarchic, racist and patriarchal elite that betrayed the project of the Great Colombia and,…