#FreeAlexSaab Delegation: First Day In Cabo Verde

By Roger Harris, Popular Resistance. -

Sal Island, Cabo Verde - In their first full day in Cabo Verde, the emergency human rights delegation met with Saab’s lawyer and the Venezuelan ambassador, tried to meet with the local police [...]

We Stand With Cuba Against The US Embargo And Hybrid War

By Luna Olavarría Gallegos, Manolo De Los Santos, Vijay Prashad, et al, Counterpunch. -

On May 26, The New York Review of Books published an open letter signed by a group of successful artists and writers — including Junot Díaz and Edwidge Danticat — stating that Cuban artist Luís [...]

US Trying To Extradite Diplomat For The ‘Crime’ Of Securing Food For The Hungry

By Roger Harris, Popular Resistance. -

Special envoy and ambassador to the African Union for Venezuela, Alex Saab, was on a humanitarian mission flying from Caracas to Iran to procure food and gasoline for the Venezuelan CLAP food [...]

US, UK, EU Barbaric Sanctions Are Killing Syrians

By Vanessa Beeley, The Wall Will Fall. -

In order to review the sanctions against Syria, we must see these sadistic, punitive measures in greater context. We must review US UK and EU neocolonialist foreign policy which invariably leads [...]

Does Canada’s Unilateral Sanctions Regime Violate International Law?

By Yves Engler, Canadian Dimension. -

Is Canada breaking international law when it applies to unilateral coercive economic measures, commonly referred to as sanctions? Most countries and international law experts believe sanctions [...]

ALBA Countries Reject Interventionist EU Agenda In Venezuela

By Telesur English. -

The countries of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America-People's Trade Treaty (ALBA-TCP) have "energetically" rejected the latest sanctions approved by the European Union (EU) [...]

Is Biden Committing Diplomatic Suicide Over The Iran Nuclear Agreement?

By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies, Popular Resistance. -

As Congress still struggles to pass a COVID relief bill, the rest of the world is nervously reserving judgment on America’s new president and his foreign policy, after successive U.S. [...]

Damning UN Report Urges The UK To Unfreeze Venezuelan Gold

By John McEvoy, The Canary. -

Alena Douhan is the United Nations’ special rapporteur on the negative impact of unilateral coercive measures on the enjoyment of human rights. Douhan visited Venezuela on 1 February “to assess [...]

UN Special Rapporteur Urges US To Lift The Blockade Against Venezuela

By Mision Verdad, Orinoco Tribune. -

The Special Rapporteur of the United Nations (UN) on the effects of sanctions on human rights, Alena Douhan, held a press conference today before leaving Venezuela. Douhan detailed the impact of [...]

Take Action To End The Economic War At Home And Abroad

By Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance. -

It is the same neoliberal economic system, white supremacy and disregard for human life that underlie sanctions abroad and at home. The current recession and pandemic have exposed this in a [...]

Iran Adds Trump, Pompeo, Mnuchin, Several Ex-Officials To Sanctions Lists

By Lilia Dergacheva, Sputnik News. -

Iran has imposed sanctions on incumbent US President Trump, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, acting Secretary of Defence Christopher Miller, Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin, ex-Secretary [...]

Capitol Riot Brings US Foreign Policy Home

By Margaret Kimberley, Black Agenda Report. -

The attack on the United States Capitol was yet another trauma created by the election of Donald Trump to the presidency. The scenes of his supporters literally breaking down the doors and [...]

Pompeo’s Iran/al-Qaeda Delusion

By Hajira Asghar, Liberation News. -

With just days left for the Trump administration, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo declared this week that Iran is the “new home base” for al-Qaeda and announced an additional round of sanctions on [...]

US Designates Cuba As A ‘Sponsor Of Terrorism’

By People's Dispatch. -

The United States announced on Monday January 11 that it will designate Cuba as a state sponsor of terrorism. The move came hours after Secretary of State of the Trump administration, Mike [...]

New Venezuelan Parliament: Those Responsible For Political Instability And Looting Should Be Behind Bars

By Ultimas Noticias, Orinoco Tribune. -

Caracas, Venezuela - Today, the first Vice President of the Venezuelan National Assembly, Iris Varela, requested the creation of a special commission so that within 48 hours an arrest warrant [...]