The People’s Summit to Run Parallel to the UN General Assembly in New York

Peoples Dispatch This month, working people in the US will have the opportunity to dialogue directly with the Cuban and Venezuelan leaders who are set to attend the ongoing UN General Assembly. Leaders from Cuba and Venezuela will speak at an event organized by social justice activists, held parallel to the United Nations General Assembly…

Possible Prisoner Exchange in US Hybrid War against Venezuela

Roger D. Harris Alex Saab has not held his daughter for over two years (Image by Alex Saab) US special presidential envoy for hostage affairs Roger Carstens is on a case which could lead to freeing Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab. Pressure is building on the Biden administration to swap Saab for some American citizens currently…

Moscow Receives First Shipment of Venezuelan Tropical Fruits

Yoselina Guevara L. This Saturday, September 3, the first shipment of tropical fruits from Venezuela arrived in Moscow in a cargo flight from the Venezuelan Consortium of Aeronautical Industries and Air Services (Conviasa) by the company Caribbean Plus in cooperation with the Association of Avocado Growers of the Aristides Bastidas Municipality of Yaracuy State, (Aguabas)….

Venezuela’s Road to Economic Recovery

Kawsachun News The following is a translation of a guest lecture delivered by Venezuela’s Ambassador in Bolivia, César Trómpiz, at the UMSA university in La Paz. For 100 years, our natural market for oil exports had been the United States. In 2019, the US decided to stop buying oil from Venezuela for political reasons and…

Venezuela’s Gold Dispute in UK Courts is a Battle for Sovereignty

Zoe Alexandra The people of Venezuela for the last several years have taken to the streets to reject sanctions, asset freezing, and coup attempts by the far-right. The official government of Venezuela has been engaged in a legal dispute with the Bank of England to regain control over gold assets worth over $1.8 billion “The…

Understanding Maduro’s Successful Socialist Economic Strategy

Franciso Dominguez CHAVISTAS TO THE CORE: The 23 de Enero working-class neighbourhood in western Caracas, commemorates on July 28 2022 what would have been Hugo Chavez’s 68th birthday. January 23 1958 was the day dictator Marcos Perez Jimenez was overthrown. After years of calling Venezuela’s economy a dismal failure that demonstrates the dangers of socialism,…

Carlos Lanz

LUIS BRITTO GARCIA 1 For a long time I refused to sign the petitions for clarification on the disappearance of Carlos Lanz that presumed complicity of the authorities in it. A lawyer’s reflex leads me to distinguish between the probable and the proven. I confess deep regret for the confirmation of Carlos’s death, and on…

A Hired Assassination: Evidence Emerges in the Carlos Lanz Case

Mision Verdad After two years of uncertainty, more than 200 investigations by the Public Prosecutor’s Office (MP) and a confession, we finally know the story of the disappearance of Carlos Lanz, Venezuelan social leader, university professor and researcher, a friend of this tribune. Due to the joint work of several state powers, it was concluded…

Iran, Russia, China to Conduct Joint Drills in Venezuela in August

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and Russian President Vladimir Putin Iran, Russia, and China are setting the stage for a series of joint military drills in Latin America, and Venezuela is set to host the drills on its soil in August, a report by the Center for a Secure Free Society (SFS) said. Tehran, Moscow, Beijing,…

Do Colombians and Venezuelans Need to Become Political “Allies”?

Franco Vielma The election of Gustavo Petro as president of Colombia and his running mate as vice-president, Francia Márquez, is undoubtedly a political milestone in this country, especially considering the long cycle of right-wing conservative governments that took the form of a political caste since the assassination of Jorge Eliécer Gaitán in 1948. This event…

Nicolás Maduro’s Eurasian Tour is a Victory Lap for the Bolivarian Revolution

Owen Schalk Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro delivers a press conference, June 14, 2022. Photo from Twitter. In a major turn toward re-engagement, Maduro has announced increased ties with states in North Africa, West Asia and beyond Since June 7, Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has been engaged in a so-called “Eurasian Tour” aimed at reaffirming and expanding…

Venezuela and Iran Sign 20-Year Cooperation Agreement

Peoples Dispatch The governments of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro and Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi signed a 20-year cooperation agreement on June 11. (Photo: VTV) The agreement between the two sanctions-hit countries prioritizes energy and food security in both nations The governments of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro and Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi signed a 20-year strategic…

Venezuela to Host Anti-NATO Summit Amid Rising Tensions with Colombia

Uriel Araujo Nicolas Maduro’s Bolivarian government of Venezuela announced it will hold an anti-NATO “counter-summit” in San Cristóbal (state of Tachira) on the border with Colombia on June 28-29. Colombia, Washington’s main ally in South America, and also a huge human rights breacher, has been a Major Non-NATO Ally (MNNA) since May 2022. This development comes amid a…

The Somali Model as a Mirror of the TANCOL Strategy Against Venezuela

Mison Verdad Paramilitary groups and guerrillas are considered threats to Venezuelan political stability, their radicalization goes beyond being a public order issue (Photo: CEOFANB) Last Thursday, June 2, from the command post of the Ministry of Defense, President Nicolás Maduro made an evaluation of Operation Bolivarian Shield 2022 in which he stated that the so-called…