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BY Meredith Aby-Keirstead | Minneapolis, MN | 5/31/19
30 people held signs reading “Hands off Venezuela” and a big banner saying “No coup - no sanctions - no war - hands off Venezuela” on a bridge from Loring Park to the Walker Sculpture Garden over Interstate 94 in Minneapolis during rush hour, May 30.
BY Sean Orr | Chicago, IL | 5/24/19
On May 20, a massive rally filled downtown Caracas as Venezuela’s revolutionary movement marked one year since Nicolás Maduro was elected to a second term as president. The celebration comes just three weeks after Juan Guaidó, the Trump-appointed leader of the Venezuelan far right, launched a failed military coup against Maduro.
BY staff | Caracas, Venezuela | 5/16/19
Fight Back! interviews noted anti-war activist Sarah Martin, of the Minnesota-based Women Against Military Madness. Martin traveled to Venezuela on a solidarity delegation organized by the U.S. Peace Council, March 11-18.
BY Sean Orr | Caracas, Venezuela | 5/02/19
On May 1, May Day, in the heart of downtown, 400,000 workers poured into the streets for two reasons: to honor their day, International Workers Day; and to celebrate the defeat of the coup attempt against their elected president Nicolas Maduro.
BY Autumn Lake | Minneapolis, MN | 4/02/19
On March 27, 80 people filled 4200 Cedar to witness a report on the conditions in Venezuela delivered by Sarah Martin.
BY Sean Orr | Venezuela | 3/22/19
On March 20, president of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela Nicolás Maduro visited Jipana, a large automated warehouse in the state of Miranda.
BY Autumn Lake | Minneapolis, MN | 3/18/19
On March 17, 50 people filled Mayday Books to hear Sean Orr, a Latin America solidarity activist, trade unionist, and member of Freedom Road Socialist Organization (FRSO), speak about the current crisis facing Venezuela.
BY staff | Caracas, Venezuela | 3/16/19
The U.S. Peace Council delegation to Venezuelan met with President Maduro for several hours at the Presidential Palace, March 15.
BY staff | Caracas, Venezuela | 3/13/19
A U.S. Peace Council Delegation of 13 people representing anti-war organizations from the United States and Canada arrived in Venezuela this week on a solidarity mission with the Venezuelan people and the Maduro government at a time of unprecedented attacks by the U.S.
BY Sean Orr | Chicago, IL | 3/12/19
"The most vile, criminal, cruel and dirty attack that has ever been committed against the people of Venezuela," - this is how President Nicolás Maduro described the attack on the country's electrical grid, which cut electricity to 90% of its population on March 7.
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