Venezuela: is opposition a general force or a fabrication?

 

two_cities.jpg_1718483346
While some people in West Caracas are working, on the East side the opposition supporters are disturbing and setting barricades.

A few weeks ago, Venezuelan opposition published a document with “more than 17 millions of signs” to stop the National Constituent Assembly that will take place this July, 30. Taking into account that the number of Venezuelan population is over 30 millions, the amount of signs reported by the opposition should be enough to solve the political crisis through international mediation.

But the truth is that the segments of Venezuelan population disagreeing with the government do not make the majority to make Nicolas Maduro resign.

Saddly, media only talk about the oppositors and forget the ones who are supporting the constitutional government. The news only refers to casualties of the opposition in the war they themselves exacerbated. Mostly of the deads have occured as a result of violent and criminal acts which will never be criticized.

Continue reading “Venezuela: is opposition a general force or a fabrication?”

Sao Paulo Forum concludes with a claim for Latin American countries unity

Foro-de-Sao-Paulo-580x393

For the first time in the history of Latin America and the Caribbean countries have developing processes of revolutionary transformation or progressive social reform. But these achievements are threatened by a regional right-wing offensive to reverse social transformations in Venezuela, Bolivia, Ecuador, Uruguay, Nicaragua and El Salvador.

The biggest error of Latin American people is to forget a past of horror, of coups d`états, of plans for training mercenaries, of tortures, military dictatorships and thousands of disappeared progressive leaders. All those episodes were the result of conservative and imperialist groups action.

Continue reading “Sao Paulo Forum concludes with a claim for Latin American countries unity”

#ALBA Nations Ratify Commitment to Unity and Peace

Havana,  The commitment to regional unity was the center of the talks of the 15th Political Council of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America – People”s Trade Treaty (ALBA-TCP), held this Monday in the Cuban capital.

At the opening of this meeting of foreign ministers of the member nations of ALBA-TCP, Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez called for organization and solidarity in the region.

He also highlighted the importance of ratifying the final declaration of the 14th Special Summit of Heads of State and Government of ALBA-TCP, held last month in Caracas, Venezuela, which he recalled warns of the risks to the region and constitutes a powerful guide for concerted action.

ALBA Summit Honors Hugo Chavez’s Revolutionary Legacy

Leaders of Latin American countries allied with Venezuela through the regional social, political and economic organization ALBA arrived in Caracas Sunday, kicking off a summit set to honor the late Hugo Chavez, former president of Venezuela and leader of the Bolivarian revolution.

On the four-year death anniversary of “El Commandante” Chavez, ALBA leaders sung high praises for their former comrade ahead of the 14th Summit of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America – Trade Treaty of the Peoples, also known as ALBA-TCP.

“We are honored to be in this sacred land, (of) Simon Bolivar and Chavez, a land that represents a people that has fought for the independence of our America,” Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega told reporters in Caracas Sunday.

After Ortega, Cuba’s Raul Castro arrived, along with Bolivia’s Evo Morales, who had been in Cuba for medical treatment.

“We have come to accompany the Venezuelan people and all anti-imperialist people … Every day is a permanent struggle against political and economic aggression, like (those from the) United States. There are countries that will never give up thanks to the struggle of Chavez,” Morales told reporters the same day.

Continue reading “ALBA Summit Honors Hugo Chavez’s Revolutionary Legacy”