Fidel Castro looks back and forwards on his birthday, and adds “I wish to express my most profound gratitude for the shows of respect, the greetings and the gifts that I have received in recent days.”
International Solidarity with Venezuela!
San Francisco activists hosted an unforgettable event to celebrate Fidel Castro’s 90th birthday.
Roger Harris reviews the history of the Bolviarian Revolution and attempts by the Venezuelan ruling class and the U.S. government to destabilize it.
The Sisters of the Sacred Heart in Venezuela describe the day-to-day resistance: “We live under a financial dictatorship, under an ongoing business coup – they do not produce enough because they do not want to, because they wish to see us Chavistas defeated”.
The best thing that the United States government could do with regard to Venezuela, regardless of political outcomes there, would be to end its intervention there.
A tribute to the late human rights defender Michael Ratner from Ricardo Alarcón.
“Imperialism’s assault on the Bolivarian Revolution is multifaceted. Now calls for OAS intervention are being heard. it is our responsibility to defend the sovereignty and self-determination of Venezuela against imperialist intervention,” writes Alison Bodine from the Fire This Time Venezuela Solidarity Campaign.
Forum with family members of the victims of the right-wing violent protests in Venezuela, ‘Guarimbas’.
Desirée Cabrera: Mother of 19-month-old baby when her child was in a day care center in her government office building, that was attacked and burned