US sanctions against Venezuela
Venezuela rejects US ‘BOLIVAR Act’ that penalizes business with its government

The ‘BOLIVAR Act,’ approved by the US Senate last Friday, prohibits US federal agencies from doing business with anyone who has commercial dealing with the Nicolás Maduro government

Venezuelan government and opposition sign deal after talks in Mexico

The Venezuelan government had withdrawn from negotiations in October 2021 after a round of talks in August, following the illegal detention and extradition of Alex Saab.

Venezuelans commemorate ‘Day of Loyalty and Love for Hugo Chávez’

On December 8, 2012, the then-President of Venezuela Hugo Chávez delivered his last public speech and called on the people to preserve the unity of the patriots in the struggle and battle for victory

Venezuelan government and opposition sectors sign a new partial agreement

The head of the government delegation, Jorge Rodríguez, reported that the agreement creates a mechanism aimed at recovering Venezuelan resources blocked abroad and using the same to address vital social needs of the people

Haiti protests 2 Four straight years of nonstop street protest in Haiti

In recent weeks, the streets of Haiti have once again been occupied by large marches and roadblocks. Banks and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) – including Catholic charities – faced the wrath of the protesters who denounced US interference in Haitian affairs

Iran-Venezuela agreement Venezuela and Iran sign 20-year cooperation agreement

The agreement between the two sanctions-hit countries prioritizes energy and food security in both nations

Summit of the Americas Latin American and Caribbean leaders condemn the US at Summit of the Americas

Leaders of at least 10 Latin American and Caribbean countries condemned the US government’s decision to exclude Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela from the Ninth Summit of the Americas

Venezuela workers Venezuelan workers march in support of govt. and reject exclusion from Summit of the Americas

The workers thanked the socialist government for the economic protection policies for workers, and reiterated their support for President Maduro in the face of US attacks

Venezuela sanctions After Cuba, US moves to ease energy sanctions on Venezuela

A day after easing restrictions on family remittances and travel to Cuba, the Biden administration announced the reversal of some energy sanctions on Venezuela. This comes amid widespread rejection of the exclusion of Cuba, Nicaragua, and Venezuela from the Summit of the Americas

Venezuela commemorates 20th anniversary of the failed coup against Hugo Chávez

The failed coup was the first victory of the Venezuelan people against US imperialism in the 21st century. It marked the beginning of the resistance of Venezuelans against the US attacks, which continue to this day

Venezuela’s Great Housing Mission achieves major milestone of delivering 4 million homes

The Great Housing Mission of Venezuela (GMVV), launched by Commander Hugo Chávez in 2011, provides decent homes to low-income families at a low cost or free of charge, depending on their income

US holds talks with President Nicolás Maduro amid energy crisis and other stories

Today we look at the meeting between Venezuelan President Maduro with US officials, the killing of a leader of South Africa’s shack dwellers’ movement, and more