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INVASION ATTEMPT AGAINST COMUNA EL MAIZAL

By Comuna El Maizal – Jul 1, 2020 Just a few minutes before welcoming the month of July, which for us patriots has a very special meaning, with a 24 that saw the visionary Bolívar born and a 28 that gave birth to the story of our giant Chávez, a small group of officials from … Continue reading

ALBA Members To Relaunch Food Plan Amid COVID-19: Venezuela FM

The decision was taken in an effort to assist the hardest-hit nations In order to meet the needs of food and supplies for the region in the midst of the new coronavirus pandemic, Alliance for the Peoples of Our America (ALBA) members will reactivate the ‘ALBA Alimentos’ (ALBA Food) program,  Venezuelan Foreign Affairs Minister Jorge Arreaza announced … Continue reading

Declaration of Via Campesina in Support of the May Day Mobilization of Workers in the Face of the COVID-19

  By La Via Campesina North America on May 1, 2020 On this May 1st, the member organizations of La Via Campesina-North America stand with every food system worker in our common struggle against the exploitation, discrimination, and violence that too many of us endure. We take this time to declare that essential workers’ rights … 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: Farmers Resist Economic Blockade by Increasing Food Production

Due to the illegal sanctions imposed on the country by the United States (U.S.) and its allies, the import of food, seeds, fertilizers, machinery, and other basic necessities has been restricted in Venezuela. As a result, food production registered a 60 percent decrease at the national level, but small and medium-scale farmers in Venezuela are ‘betting’ on … Continue reading

In Images: Monte Carmelo Celebrates the 14th Peasant Seed Festival

By Katrina Kozarek Venezuelanalysis.com  On October 29, the rural village of Monte Carmelo, located in the municipality of Andrés Eloy Blanco in Lara State, celebrated its 14th consecutive Peasant Seed Festival. According to Juan Ramón Escalona, local resident and member of the Collective Seeds of Solidarity, this festival was founded in 2005 by local peasants … Continue reading

Urgent: Food sovereignty delegation to Venezuela – witness effects of sanctions and responses on the ground (January 3-12, 2020)

What’s going on right now in Venezuela? Come see for yourself how Venezuelans are coping with US economic sanctions designed to cause a social implosion. Sensationalized reports of Venezuelans eating zoo animals and rotten garbage present a distorted picture of what is happening in Venezuela. The media also omits serious analysis of the role of … Continue reading

International Delegation on the Ground in Venezuela (+Alberto Lovera Bolivarian Circle)

Caracas, 30/Aug/2019 (Orinoco Tribune).- Last Thursday the Food Sovereignty Delegation that traveled to Venezuela with visitors from the United Kingdom, Ireland and the United States, returned home after almost 2 weeks of experiencing on the ground the fight Venezuelans are mounting to defeat the US sanctions and blockade. Orinoco Tribune had the chance to meet … Continue reading

Announcing the 2019 Food Sovereignty Prize Honorees

Prepared by Tyler Short, Sustainable Agriculture of Louisville Introduction The U.S. Food Sovereignty Alliance is very excited to announce the winners of the 2019 Food Sovereignty Prize. Urban Tilth (Richmond, CA) is the domestic honoree, and Plan Pueblo a Pueblo(Plan People to People; Venezuela) is the international honoree. The eleventh annual Food Sovereignty Prize Ceremony … Continue reading

US Alliance Recognizes People’s Food Program (Food Security Delegation)

August 27, 2019 orinocotribune 0 Comments Delegation, food sovereignty, Food Sovereignty Alliance, Plan Pueblo a Pueblo, San Agustin, Steven Barlett, US Solidarity The Food Sovereignty Alliance of the United States recognized the work of organized communities to combat the economic war imposed by imperialism. The activity was held in San Agustín del Sur, Caracas. By … Continue reading

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