Ongoing Coup Attempt: US Already Interfering in Upcoming Venezuelan Elections

US Already Interfering in Upcoming Venezuelan Elections By: teleSUR -United World International-mrs   US President Donald Trump has maintained strong economic pressure against Venezuela, having signed numerous decrees blocking the assets of the Venezuelan authorities within U.S. jurisdiction. Giants such as the Central Bank of Venezuela and the state-owned oil company PDVSA were also included in the sanctions list.   Now, Washington has announced it will even impose sanctions against foreign citizens supporting or trading with the country.   The US has moved from sanctions to a [...]

Massive Strike in Colombia

Over 180 Organizations take Part in Massive Strike in Colombia   On April 25, over 180 social movements, political parties, trade unions, Indigenous and Afro-descendant organizations, mobilize on Colombia’s major roads, streets, highways, plazas, universities and shop floors as part of the National Strike. This massive strike will see participation from diverse sectors of Colombian society, who have united in their diversity to challenge the repressive right-wing national government. With the mobilization, the Colombian movements seek to present several key demands to the government. A major demand [...]

Repudiate the Attempted Coup by the US and its Accomplices in Venezuela

Venezuelans demonstrate in support of the Bolivarian Revolution and Maduro and against US sanctions and intervention Repudiate the Attempted Coup in Venezuela by the US and its Accomplices Statement of the Communication Forum for the Integration of Our America (FCINA) In defense of Peace and the sovereignty of Latin America and the Caribbean, we repudiate the attempted coup of the United States and accomplices in Venezuela   The communication networks and social coordinations grouped in the Communication Forum for the Integration of Our America express our absolute [...]

The “Masterstroke” of the US Against Venezuela

The "Masterstroke" of the US Against Venezuela [Excerpts] by Stella Calloni The US and its partners are quietly preparing a brutal "Plan to end the dictatorship of Venezuela": the "Masterstroke."  The document, labeled "Top Secret" and dated Feb. 23, 2018, is available on-line here: https://www.voltairenet.org/article201100.html. This plan is already underway. Its first part began before the upcoming Venezuelan elections. If they do not succeed in overthrowing President Nicolás Maduro with this new offensive, which will include the use of the whole propaganda and media apparatus available to [...]

Colombia: Peace in the Shadow of Genocide

Colombia: Peace in the Shadow of Genocide https://www.counterpunch.org/2016/12/14/colombia-peace-in-the-shadow-of-genocide/ by Dan Kovalik - December 14, 2016   A follow-up on our brief report last month on the No vote rejecting the Colombia peace accords between the government and the FARC guerrillas, which has now been revived in modified form by parliamentary action. However, death squad activity against civil society supporters of the peace agreement and human rights advocates among labor, peasant, indigenous, students and other groups threaten the fragile agreement.

Colombia Peace Process Suffers Setback

Columbian Government and FARC signed a Peace Accord, but Voters Reject It Statement of the Colombia Peace Project on the Peace Accord between the Colombian government and the FARC guerrillas: After four years of negotiations, the FARC guerrillas and the Colombian government have reached a peace agreement. The Colombia Peace Project endorses the accord; but we all know this isn’t the end of the struggle. Many communities face violence as they engage in nonviolent efforts at this very moment for their rights and their land. We can [...]

Columbia

Latin América Colombia: Unfair Decision Against Piedad Córdoba By Carlos Quintanilla Colombian Senator, Piedad Córdoba, was banned from public office on September 27 for 18 years because of her alleged ties to the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC). FARC is regarded as a terrorist organization by Colombia, the United States and Europe. Córdoba is also a peace activist, and is the leader of the civil society group “Colombians for Peace,” She helped to negotiate the release of several FARC hostages two years ago. But Colombian Inspector [...]

New President-Elect Promises to Follow Uribe’s Era

By Carlos Quintanilla Juan Manuel Santos, former National Defense Minister of Colombia, became President-elect with 69 percent of the runoff vote on Sunday, June 20. He defeated Green Party candidate Antanas Mockus who received 27.5 percent. Nearly 30 million Colombians were eligible to vote in the runoffs, but only 9 million went to the polls. The rest, according to Diario El Tiempo, stayed home to watch the World Cup games. In his victory speech given in Bogotá, Colombia’s capital, Santos promised to continue the policies of his [...]

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