Imperialist Domination and Exclusion
Statement of the Cuban Revolutionary Government – June 6, 2022
The U.S. Government, abusing its privilege of being the host country, decided at a very early stage to exclude Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua from the Ninth Summit of the Americas to be held in the city of Los Angeles this month of June. It has refused to attend to the just claims of many governments to change that discriminatory and unacceptable stand.
Crisis-Ridden Ninth Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles, California | Margaret Villamizar
On Monday, June 6 the week-long Ninth Summit of the Americas opened in Los Angeles, California.
According to the Secretariat of the OAS which organizes them, “The Summits of the Americas are institutionalized gatherings of the heads of state and government of the Western Hemisphere where leaders discuss common policy issues, affirm shared values and commit to concerted actions at the national and regional level to address continuing and new challenges faced in the Americas.”
Delegations of Mexico, Uruguay and CARICOM in Montevideo, February 6, 2019.
Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro on February 6 gave “absolute support” to a four-phase plan designed by the countries of the Caribbean organized in CARICOM, along with Mexico and Uruguay, for Peace and Dialogue in Venezuela titled the Montevideo Mechanism. On February 7 a meeting was held in Montevideo co-hosted by Uruguay and the European Union and attended by representatives of eight European Union member states (France, Germany, Italy, The Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom) as well as Costa Rica, Bolivia and Ecuador, reported to be members of an EU-initiated International Contact Group (ICG) on Venezuela. The aim of the meeting was said to be to explore ways and means of fostering a negotiated, political settlement to the crisis in Venezuela without the use of force. Continue reading
Long live the legacy of the founder of the Bolivarian Revolution | MARGARET VILLAMIZAR
Commander Hugo Chávez Frías (July 28, 1954-March 5, 2013)
March 5 marks the fifth anniversary of the passing of Comandante Hugo Chávez Frías, historic leader of the Bolivarian Revolution and President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela from 1999 until his untimely death on March 5, 2013. Continue reading
Banner at the People’s Summit (see below) expresses rejection of U.S. imperialist striving for domination.
The Seventh Summit of the Americas organized under the auspices of the Organization of American States (OAS) was held on April 10 and 11 in Panama City, Panama. The theme to be addressed at the gathering was “Prosperity with Equity: The Challenge of Cooperation in the Americas.” The firm stand of the Latin American and Caribbean nations’ heads of state gave this theme full meaning by emphasizing that the striving of U.S. imperialism for domination would no longer be accepted. Renewal Update Continue reading
Honorable President of the BolivarianRepublic of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro:
As the press has reported, tomorrow Tuesday March 17, an Alba Summit will take place in Caracas to analyze the outrageous policy of the United States government toward Venezuela and Alba.
The idea of creating this organization came from Chávez himself, wanting to share with his Caribbean brothers and sisters the enormous economic resources with which nature had blessed his native homeland, the benefits of which had however landed in the hands of powerful U.S. corporations, and a few Venezuelan millionaires.
Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa announced that the foreign ministers from the member states of the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR)* will meet on March 12 to discuss the “gross, illegal, shameless, outrageous, and unjustified act of interference by the United States” in Venezuelan affairs. Continue reading
Tehran, Dec 29, IRNA – Deputy Foreign Minister for Euro-American Affairs Majid Takht-e Ravanchi said on Monday that Iran and Bolivarian Alliance ‘for the Peoples of Our America’ share common stance on various issues and can have extensive cooperation within framework of NAM.
He made the remarks in a meeting with ambassadors of the Bolivarian Alliance of the Latin American states on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of emerging the ALBA. Continue reading
Heads of state and government of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America-Peoples’ Trade Agreement (ALBA-TCP), meeting in Havana on December 14, reaffirmed the principles of solidarity, genuine cooperation and complementarity shared by the countries of the alliance. Continue reading
The Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America (ALBA) said in a statement that Tel Aviv’s offensive violates even the most minimum standards of international humanitarian law by attacking civilians indiscriminately.
In addition, the Latin American and Cariibbean bloc reaffirmed “its unconditional solidarity, support and sympathy to the people of Palestine against the new wave of violence.”
Thursday, October 3 – 7 pm
Room 105, Dalhousie University Law School, 6061 University Ave.
A roundtable discussion with the Ambassadors to Canada from:
Bolivia: Edgar José Torrez Mosqueira
Cuba: Julio Garmendía Peña
El Salvador: Oscar Mauricio Duarte Granados
Venezuela: Ana Rodríguez de Febres-Cordero Continue reading
Complete text of the press conference held by Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla in Havana, March 8, 2012. Continue reading