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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

Vietnam seeks to boost agricultural trade with Venezuela

NDO/VNA – The Vietnamese Embassy in Venezuela held a webinar on August 11 to introduce the Southeast Asian country’s agricultural potential to Venezuelan partners. Addressing nearly 60 guests and representatives of the two countries’ businesses, Vietnamese Ambassador to Venezuela Le Viet Duyen said the Vietnamese Government and people always attach importance to enhancing the two … Continue reading

WFP Chief warns of hunger pandemic as COVID-19 spreads (Statement to UN Security Council)

Transcript as delivered of remarks by David Beasley, UN World Food Programme (WFP) Executive Director to today’s virtual session of the UN Security Council on the Maintenance of International Peace and Security: Protecting Civilians Affected by Conflict-Induced Hunger NEW YORK – Forgive me for speaking bluntly, but I’d like to lay out for you very … Continue reading

Sanctions Kill! – Food Sovereignty Delegation to Venezuela April 12-21, 2020

Sponsored by Manitos Children’s Fund and Alliance for Global Justice $1200 includes all meals, housing, in-country transportation, translation, and program, including participation in an international food sovereignty conference to celebrate International Day of the Peasant. US Citizens need a visa to visit Venezuela. The hard deadline for the application and $200 deposit to be received … Continue reading

Venezuela, January 2020: Hardship and Resistance

  by PETER LACKOWSKI This January I went to Venezuela with a group of North Americans to see for ourselves how economic “sanctions” are affecting people’s access to food. We wondered how the Venezuelan popular classes are responding to the massive attack on their economic well-being. We saw a complicated scene, with virtually every kind … Continue reading

Major Media Bury Groundbreaking Studies of Pentagon’s Massive Carbon Bootprint

FAIR.org by Joshua Cho In 2010, Project Censored (10/2/10) found that the US military is responsible for the most egregious and widespread pollution of the planet, yet this information and accompanying documentation goes almost entirely unreported. The Conversation (6/26/19) ran a piece by the authors of the Durham/Lancaster study. Almost a decade later, Project Censored’s … Continue reading

#17April | Int’l Day of Peasant Struggles 2019: Peasants’ Rights NOW! With Agrarian Reform and social justice! 

GLOBAL CAMPAIGN FOR AGRARIAN REFORM, LAND, WATER AND TERRITORIES, PEASANTS’ RIGHTS Call for Global Action, La Via Campesina (Harare, April 4, 2019) This April 17th – the International Day of Peasant Struggle – with our living memory and rebellion inherited from our 19 landless comrades murdered with impunity in the Eldorado do Carajás Massacre in … Continue reading

IPCC sounds the alarm on climate catastrophe

IPCC sounds the alarm on climate catastrophe IPCC PRESS RELEASE Summary for Policymakers of IPCC Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5oC approved by governments INCHEON, Republic of Korea, 8 Oct – Limiting global warming to 1.5oC would require rapid, far- reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society, the IPCC said in a … Continue reading

Rescuing Food Sovereignty in the Venezuelan Andes

By RICARDO VAZ In the remote village of Gavidia, in the state of Mérida, a very interesting experience is taking place: the rescue of the native potato and other native foodstuffs; something that is fundamental in terms of food sovereignty. In this article we discuss this experience after visiting Gavidia and talking to one of the … Continue reading

Venezuela Behind The Headlines.

  Foto By Rosana Silva Comunicadora Visual MRonline An interview with Christina Schiavoni Amidst imperialist interference, the people in Venezuela are carrying on the task of reorganizing their society. Real-life picture in Venezuela is far different from new-reports the mainstream media continuously circulates. The following interview of Christina Schiavoni, a researcher and food sovereignty activist, … Continue reading

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