US Sanctions On Venezuela Have Failed To Achieve Anything But Death And Misery

By Daniel Kovalik, Venezuelanalysis. -

In its regime-change effort in Venezuela, the US has imposed devastating sanctions that have caused tens of thousands of deaths among the most vulnerable – without ever coming close to toppling [...]

UN Expert Details Crushing Human Toll Of US Sanctions On Venezuela

By Anya Parampil, Red Lines. -

Red Lines host Anya Parampil speaks with Alena Douhan, UN special rapporteur on the negative impact of the unilateral coercive measures on the enjoyment of human rights, about her recent trip to [...]

Joe Biden, End Illegal US Sanctions Now

By Progressive International. -

As President, Joseph Biden must take urgent action to restore the right of all countries to have sovereign relations with the world, untrammelled by US interference through their sanctions [...]

Trump’s Sanctions Caused $20 Billion In Damages To Cuba

By Telesur English. -

Cuban Foreign Affairs Ministry's official Johana Tablada on Wednesday informed that former U.S. President Donald Trump's arbitrary sanctions against her country left damage of US$20 [...]

UN Expert: End US Sanctions On Syria

By Aaron Maté, The Grayzone. -

An independent United Nations expert is calling on the US to lift its crippling sanctions on Syria. Under the Caesar Act, US sanctions explicitly target Syria’s reconstruction in the aftermath [...]

The Trump Administration’s Parting Outrage Against Cuba

By Medea Benjamin and Leonardo Flores, Commondreams. -

On January 11, in his final days before leaving office, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo added one parting blow to the series of bludgeons his administration has inflicted on Cuba for four years: [...]

US Blockade Prevents Venezuela From Funding COVAX

By Telesur English. -

Venezuela’s Health Minister Carlos Alvarado on Sunday said that the economic blockade imposed by the United States is preventing his country from funding the COVAX initiative led by the World [...]

US Economic Sanctions On Cuba In The context Of The COVID-19 Pandemic

By Raúl Rodríguez, Ethics and International Affairs. -

On March 12, 2020, the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic.1  Shortly after that, on Friday, March 26, during his participation in a virtual summit of leaders from the G20 [...]

Trump Enacts Sweeping New Sanctions On China, Iran, Venezuela

By Alan Macleod, Mintpress News. -

On its way out the door, the Trump administration is ramping up another round of aggressive, punishing sanctions against a host of countries. On Friday, the State Department announced new [...]

Urgent Call To End The Illegal Sanctions

By Progressive International. -

U.S.-backed economic sanctions impact nearly one-third of humanity in some thirty countries, causing untold death and devastation by denying them access to global markets restricting the ability [...]

Venezuela: Biden Should Live Up To His Promise Of Mutual Respect

By Susan Grey, Labour Outlook. -

As Joe Biden takes over the US presidency there is much speculation over how much his Latin America policy will differ from that of Donald Trump. Whilst Trump’s sanctions on Venezuela have [...]

Modern Piracy And US Sanctions

By Orinoco Tribune. -

Washington announced in August that it had confiscated 1.1 million barrels of gasoline from four tankers en route between the two countries, which are both under illegal US sanctions. “We [...]

China Leads Call In UN For US To End ‘Coercive’ Sanctions

By David DeCamp, -

New York - China, Russia, and 24 other countries called for an end to unilateral sanctions by the US and other Western countries on Monday. Chinese envoy Zhang Jun read a statement at the UN that [...]

EU And France Call On US To Reverse ‘Unacceptable’ Sanctions Against ICC’s War Crimes Investigators

US sanctions against two International Criminal Court officials are “unacceptable and unprecedented” and should be reversed, said the EU’s top diplomat, while the French foreign minister called [...]

UAE, Oman And UK Tell Court US Seized Their Oil

By Haik Gugarats, Argus Media. -

Shippers based in the UAE, Oman and the UK told a US court today they hold title to the cargoes seized by the US aboard four tankers that allegedly were transporting petroleum products from Iran [...]

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