U.S Military Threat Against Iranian Tankers: An Act of International Piracy That Can Escalate into a War

Executive Committee of the U.S. Peace Council May 23, 2020 Iran’s daring decision to dispatch five oil tankers carrying the much-needed fuel for the struggling people of Venezuela is a definitive challenge to U.S. government’s illegal policy of unilateral economic sanctions and its naval blockade of Venezuela. Iran’s action has created a decisive test of …

US Hands Off Iranian Tankers

Iranian Oil Tanker Black First Land First (BLF) applauds Iran’s courageous decision to send five oil tankers with fuel to the revolutionary government of Venezuela in direct defiance of the US economic and naval blockade of Venezuela. We further laud the resistance of Venezuela to the US sanctions imposed on it. This encourages, which BLF …

BLF Condemns Terrorist Attack Against Venezuela

Flag of Venezuela Black First Land First (BLF) strongly condemns the attempted terrorist incursion on May 3 into Venezuela from Colombia. We further applaud the Bolivarian security forces for successfully disarticulating the United States (US) sponsored Columbian attack which included a plan to assassinate government officials, spread violence in the country, and remove the Maduro …

COVID-19: Venezuelan President’s message to the people of the world

Image: Presidential Press From President Nicolas Maduro Moros To the peoples of the world, In greeting you with affection, I take the liberty of addressing you on the occasion of denouncing the severe events taking place against the peace and stability of Venezuela, at a time when the concern of the States and Governments should …

Comrade Maduro led Venezuelan government – that’s leadership

President Nicolas Maduro. Image credit: venezuelanalysis By Andile Mngxitama Black First Land First (BLF) asked Cyril Ramaphosa to suspend rentals and bond payments amongst other things but Stellenbosch won’t allow him to do so. Remember they bought him with R1 billion at the African National Congress (ANC) Nasrec Conference. He owes them. They made him …

The U.S. Harasses Venezuela Amidst the Covid-19 Pandemic

Regardless of the human costs that the economic blockade causes to the Venezuelan people, the U.S. Attorney General William Barr Thursday announced that his country will designate Venezuela as a state sponsoring terrorism. The U.S. State Department also announced indictments against President Nicolas Maduro and other Bolivarian officials, whom the President Donald Trump administration accuses …

8 Nations Address Letter to UN Chief Urging Sanctions Be Lifted

Human rights reports have been highlighting the deadly impact of sanctions on access to essential medicines and equipment. | Photo: EFE Venezuela has joined Wednesday China, Russia, Iran, Syria, North Korea, Cuba, and Nicaragua in their plea to United Nations (U.N.) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to urge the United States (U.S.) to remove its illegal economic …

Socialist Optimism in the Times of Corona

BY CARLOS CRUZ MOSQUERA Everywhere we turn today, we are constantly reminded of the coronavirus and its lethal effects. From travel restrictions to food insecurity, the Western world is experiencing what billions of people around the world experience daily under the capitalist economic system. Ironically, it is these downtrodden and oppressed communities that we should …

How other countries are responding to coronavirus

By Andile Mngxitama On how to deal with the coronavirus epidemic, here are the worlds current best practices: 1. Spain: nationalized the private healthcare sector. 2. Italy: suspended mortgage bond payments. 3. Canada: suspended rent and mortgages. 4. Egypt: reduced interest rates. 5. Kenya: shutdown the country. 6. Venezuela: Secured over 10000 units of Cuban …

“See how revolutionary Venezuela is treating the Coronavirus epidemic,” says Mngxitama

President Maduro speaking at the “Day of the Doctor” celebrations. Image credit: Prensa Presidencial By BO Staff Writer Yesterday President Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa, “declared a national state of disaster in terms of the Disaster Management Act”, while addressing the public on the coronavirus pandemic from the Union Buildings in Pretoria. Save for speaking about measures …