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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

Support Venezuelans in Feeding Themselves

  Support Venezuelans in Feeding Themselves Support Venezuelans in Feeding Themselves: Emergency Solidarity FundThe Venezuelan economy is choked by sanctions that have blocked access to food, medicines and finances, costing an estimated 40,000 livesand undermining the right to food. Ordinary Venezuelans struggle to put food on their tables on a daily basis. This campaign is a concrete … Continue reading

Venezuelan Food Houses: A Last Trench Against US Blockade

by Marco Teruggi “Las Casas de Alimentación” is one of the trenches to curb the impact of the economic situation in Venezuela. In the neighborhood of Caricuao, in Caracas, “Luchadoras de la Patria” works, where Luisa and the cooks get up every day at dawn to guarantee food for the most needy of their community. … Continue reading

Briefing: The effects of the economic blockade of Venezuela

Analysis Venezuela Solidarity Campaing  Briefing: The effects of the economic blockade of Venezuela Download & view this briefing as a pdf The blockade in context The U.S. has been pursuing a strategy of ‘regime change’ through destabilising Venezuela dating back to the early years of Hugo Chávez’s presidency. This led George W. Bush’s administration to … Continue reading

The path to climate justice passes through Caracas

by DAVID SCHWARTZMAN – QUINCY SAUL It is critical to understand how blocking the regime change agenda with respect to Venezuela is integrally connected to confronting the challenge of climate change. Fighting the Media War Today we are all witness to the subversion and slander of one of our best hopes. Venezuelans call it “the … Continue reading

How GMO Seeds and Monsanto/Bayer’s “RoundUp” are Driving US Policy in Venezuela

By Whitney Webb MintPress News   CARACAS, VENEZUELA — As the political crisis in Venezuela has unfolded, much has been said about the Trump administration’s clear interest in the privatization and exploitation of Venezuela’s oil reserves, the largest in the world, by American oil giants like Chevron and ExxonMobil. Yet the influence of another notorious … Continue reading

Urgent: Food sovereignty delegation to Venezuela – witness effects of sanctions and responses on the ground (August 19-28, 2019)

  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 … Continue reading

Call for Solidarity Delegation to Caracas August-19 to 28 -2019

What’s going on right now in Venezuela? Come see for yourself by connecting with the grassroots movements at the heart of Venezuela’s Bolivarian Revolution. The Alberto Lovera Bolivarian Circle of New York, In partnership with Sustainable Agriculture of Louisville (SAL),US Food Sovereignty Alliance invites historians, artists, videographers, writers, political analysts, and other activists who sympathize … Continue reading

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