Rally to End US Sanctions on Venezuela

On Wednesday, March 24th at 4:00 pm, people across the state will gather outside Representative Jim McGovern’s Northampton district office to protest U.S. policy towards Venezuela. In an effort to harm the democratically elected Venezuelan government, the U.S. has imposed a series of sanctions on […]

Representatives elected to the National Constituent Assembly (ANC) pose for the official photo in Caracas, Venezuela, 04 August 2017. Former Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez will preside over the ANC, which was installed that day in Venezuela and made up only of supporters of President Nicolas Maduro. EPA/Cristian Hernandez The president of the National Constituent Assembly (ANC), Delcy Rodriguez (C); its first vice president, Aristobulo Isturiz (L); and its second vice president, Isaias Rodriguez (R) are seen during the swearing-in ceremony for the body's members in Caracas, Venezuela, 04 August 2017. Former Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez will preside over the ANC, which was installed that day in Venezuela and made up only of supporters of President Nicolas Maduro. EPA/Cristian Hernandez The president of the National Constituent Assembly (ANC), Delcy Rodriguez (C); its first vice president, Aristobulo Isturiz (L); and its second vice president, Isaias Rodriguez (R) are seen during the swearing-in ceremony for the body's members in Caracas, Venezuela, 04 August 2017. Former Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez will preside over the ANC, which was installed that day in Venezuela and made up only of supporters of President Nicolas Maduro. EPA/Cristian Hernandez Supporters of Venezuela's leftist government rally in Caracas on Friday, Aug. 4, to celebrate the start of a constitutional convention. EFE/Miguel Gutierrez Supporters of Venezuela's leftist government rally in Caracas on Friday, Aug. 4, to celebrate the start of a constitutional convention. EFE/Miguel Gutierrez Supporters of Venezuela's leftist government hold up images of late President Hugo Chavez and South American independence hero Simon Bolivar during a rally in Caracas on Friday, Aug. 4. EFE/Miguel Gutierrez Supporters of Venezuela's leftist government hold up images of late President Hugo Chavez and South American independence hero Simon Bolivar during a rally in Caracas on Friday, Aug. 4. EFE/Miguel Gutierrez Supporters of Venezuela's leftist government rally in Caracas on Friday, Aug. 4, to celebrate the start of a constitutional convention. EFE/Miguel Gutierrez Supporters of Venezuela's leftist government rally in Caracas on Friday, Aug. 4, to celebrate the start of a constitutional convention. EFE/Miguel Gutierrez

Witnessing Democracy in Venezuela: Resisting Empire

The incoming Biden administration quickly dispelled hopes he would depart from Trump’s White House sanctions policy on Venezuela. Anthony Blinken, Secretary of State, recently stated that Washington would increase sanctions by making them “more effective”.  Sanctions are not a positive alternative to active wars but a […]