Webinar: Canadian interference in Venezuela

Thursday, August 20 — 5:00 pm EDT
Organized by: Canadian Foreign Policy Institute;
Co-sponsored by Common Frontiers and
Canadian Latin America Alliance

Register at foreignpolicy.ca/venezuela

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Jorge Arreaza is Venezuela’s Foreign Minister, a country of 30 million people that has had diplomatic relations with Canada for seven decades. In this online event, Minister Arreaza, speaking from Caracas, will present on the Canadian government’s efforts to overthrow his government in a talk entitled “Canadian Interference in Venezuela.”

Nearly two years ago, the Trudeau government threw their wholehearted support behind a U.S.-backed plan to declare an opposition politician, Juan Guiadó, “Interim President” of Venezuela.

Since then, the Trump administration has orchestrated numerous coup attempts and appealed for a mutiny by the military against the democratically-elected government of President Nicolás Maduro. It has also adopted extreme unilateral coercive economic measures against the country. The Canadian government is backing the U.S. aggression by imposing sanctions and as a key organizer of the illegitimate Lima Group, whose sole purpose is regime change in Venezuela.

Media Sponsor: Canadian Dimension
Supported by: The Canada Files, Ottawa Peace Council, The Canadian Network on Cuba, Table de concertation de solidarité Québec-Cuba, The Louis Riel Bolivarian Circle, Socialist Action, The Fire This Time movement for Social Justice — Venezuela Solidarity Campaign, ALBA Canada-Ottawa, ILPS Ottawa, Anti-imperialist Alliance, Hands off Latin America — Saskatoon, Frente Hugo Chávez para la Defensa de los Pueblos – Vancouver, Regina Peace Council, Hamilton Coalition to Stop the War

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