Thursday October 17, 2019
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BY Sean Orr | Chicago, IL | 9/16/19
On Monday September 16, the leaders of several opposition parties arrived at the Foreign Ministry in downtown Caracas to participate in the Roundtable of National Dialogue organized by the elected government of Nicolás Maduro.
BY Tom Burke | Caracas, Venezuela | 8/03/19
The closing event of the 25th Foro de Sao Paulo (Sal Paulo Forum) on July 28 began with a speech by Monica Valente, the Executive Secretary of the Foro de Sao Paulo and the International Secretary of the Workers Party of Brazil.
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.
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