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BY staff | Chicago, IL | 3/18/15
Last week, President Barack Obama issued a new Executive Order declaring a national emergency in response to the “extraordinary threat to the national security” posed to the U.S. by Venezuela. What did Venezuela do? They stopped a U.S.-backed plot to overthrow their government. Progressive forces across the U.S. and around the world have come out to condemn the move by the White House.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 3/16/15
In response to new U.S. government moves against Venezuela, anti-war activists are speaking out against Washington’s actions and threats.
BY staff | Tucson, AZ | 3/23/14
On the evening of March 14, despite rainy weather, nearly 40 Tucson activists gathered to protest Senator John McCain’s support for terrorism and fascism around the world, particularly in the Ukraine and Venezuela.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 3/17/14
More than 50 people joined a coalition of Twin Cities peace and anti-war groups, March 15, to speak out against the growing danger of a new cold war with Russia.
BY Dave Schneider | Jacksonville, FL | 3/12/14
In the latest move by the U.S. to topple the progressive, democratic Venezuelan government, Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz announced on March 3 that President Barack Obama was considering economic sanctions on Venezuela.
BY United National Antiwar Coalition | United States | 3/09/14
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from the United National Antiwar Coalition (UNAC).
BY Freedom Road Socialist Organization | Venezuela | 2/15/14
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following solidarity statement from Freedom Road Socialist Organization (FRSO). The statement has been sent to the government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.
BY staff | Venezuela | 7/06/13
The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela offered asylum, on humanitarian grounds, to NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, July 5.
BY staff | Venezuela | 4/17/13
On April 16, newly elected Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro called on workers to resist the wave of right-wing violence that broke out after the recent presidential election. Speaking defiantly to a crowd of workers in Miranda state on Tuesday, April 16, Maduro said, "If they continue with violence, what we can do is to radicalize this revolution."
BY staff | Venezuela | 4/15/13
The people of Venezuela elected Nicolas Maduro as the new president on April 14 in a special election held after the unexpected death of President Hugo Chavez. Maduro, a member of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV), won 50.66% of the vote to defeat right-wing opposition candidate Henrique Caprilles, who earned 49.07%.
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