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URGENT WEBINAR THIS WEDNESDAY 19th: Alex Saab Lawyer – How the US Starves Nations

May 16, 2021 Alex Saab lawyer, Femi Falana, has accepted to participate in a webinar about this important US Sanctions related case. Caracas, May 16 (OrinocoTribune.com)— Alex Saab has been illegally held by Cape Verdean authorities in jail and most recently in a strange house arrest due to his capacity to bypass US and European … Continue reading

Venezuela Secures Deal with UN’s World Food Programme to Supply Food to 1.5 Million Children

  Mexico City, Mexico, April 21, 2021 (venezuelanalysis.com) – Venezuela reached an agreement with the United Nations’ World Food Program (WFP) to supply food to 1.5 million school children by the end of 2023. The deal was announced on Monday by WFP Executive Director David Beasley together with Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro during a televised … Continue reading

Venezuela Assigns Land for Food Production on CLAP’s Fifth Anniversary

The food subsidy program reportedly reaches seven million Venezuelan households and has replaced its import dependence with national production.By Paul Dobson Mar 15th 2021 at 4.51pm Topics Social ProgramsBolivarian Project Tags CLAPSanctionsPeasants/Campesinos Short URL:  clap_yaracuy.jpg Members of the CLAP in Yaracuy state. (Presidential Press) Mérida, March 15, 2021 (venezuelanalysis.com) – Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has … Continue reading

The project “Rescue of Vanguardia bees” starts in Lara

  Últimas Noticias With the objective of improving the quality of life and the environment of the Larense community, Industrias Maros, CA, has begun to develop a program in conjunction with “Vanguardia Bee Rescue”, an initiative that seeks to preserve the species of Native Bees Without Sting. (ANSA), in Lara state; This activity is part … Continue reading

The future of food must include a commitment to human rights

  At last year’s World Food Day, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced that he would convene a U.N. Food Systems Summit in the fall of 2021. Little did anyone know that the stakes would become so acute so fast.  The COVID-19 pandemic has quickly become a hunger crisis: people’s livelihoods are being decimated and they can’t afford to … Continue reading

Venezuela Presents Encouraging Seed Production Statistics (Food Sovereignty)

In terms of seed production, Venezuela has changed the equation and is now increasingly departing from its past dependence on importation of seeds. Imports used to represent 90% of total seeds, recalled President Nicolás Maduro this Wednesday, February 24, during a working meeting on the agriculture sector broadcast by Venezolana de Television (VTV). The Minister … Continue reading

Venezuela – Food Security and Sovereignty to Fight Starvation Sanctions

    By Nino Pagliccia Global Research Mainstream media references to Venezuela always focus on the devastating economic crisis, which they directly or indirectly attribute either to the Maduro government mismanagement or to a total failure of the Bolivarian Revolution envisioned by Hugo Chávez. US sanctions are mentioned (if they are at all) as if they were … Continue reading

Delcy Rodríguez: despite the pandemic, food distribution increased

lanco Narkys February 2 The Executive Vice President of the Republic announced on Tuesday that during 2020 the country increased the distribution of food for the country, in the midst of the covid-19 pandemic, increased the distribution of gasoline to 11 million, and increased the system of missions 517 million bonds that benefited 14 million … Continue reading

January 21 Webinar: Bolivarian Venezuela’s Struggle for Food Sovereignty under the US Blockade

Register here: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_gFJfwt6CQkK36VlGEgF_Fw Jan 21, 2021 7:00 PM ET, 4:00 PM Pacific Time Bolivarian Venezuela’s Struggle for Food Sovereignty under the US Blockade William Camacaro will interview Hugo Alberto Nieves on the progress and challenges the movements in Venezuela have made to re-establish national food sovereignty. (Simultaneous English translation will be provided.) William Camacaro maintains the … Continue reading

Starving for Justice? The Compatibility of the United States of America’s Unilateral Coercive Measures with the ‘Right to Food’ in Venezuela

Unilateral coercive measures are a foreign policy tool that are thousands of years old and used by states in response to foreign policy concerns. Their use has become more common throughout the 21st Century, and this raises concerns from a human rights perspective. The purpose of this thesis is to demonstrate that unilateral coercive measures … Continue reading

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