Urgent Call for Solidarity (during the days of the presidential elections)-Delegation to Venezuela, May 16-24, 2018

https://revolucionalimentaria.org/2018/04/09/urgent-call-for-solidarity-delegation-to-venezuela-may-16-24-2018/

What’s going on right now in Venezuela? Come see for yourself by connecting with the grassroots movements at the heart of Venezuela’s Bolivarian Revolution.

The Alberto Lovera Bolivarian Circle of New York invites historians, artists, videographers, writers, political analysts, and other activists who sympathize with the Bolivarian Revolution to join a delegation to Caracas, Venezuela this coming May. Witness: the struggle of the Venezuelan people in the framework of one of the most critical presidential elections for the survival of the Bolivarian revolution and in the midst of an economic warfare and multiple economic sanctions imposed by Donald Trump’ administration. come and see for yourselves the reality of the country learn that there is no humanitarian crisis but an economic war led by the United States and its allies in the region.

Come see by yourself communities organizing themselves in the face of manufactured food shortages to grow and distribute their own food participatory democracy in action through community councils, ‘comunas’ and other forms of citizen organization community-run art, media, education, health and nutrition efforts alternative markets and fairs featuring homemade products and agroecologically produced foods parks, natural areas, historic sites, and other reclaimed public spaces.

Come see the real “threat” posed by Venezuela – as living proof that another world indeed is possible. As the Venezuelan people assert, “Venezuela is not a threat – we are hope!”

When: May 16-24, 2018

Tentative itinerary: Start and end in Caracas; visits to the states of Miranda and Aragua.

Cost for activities: $900. This will cover all lodging, all ground transportation, 2 meals per day, qualified trip leaders, and Spanish-English interpretation. Additional expenses during the trip will be minimal. Airfare not included. Sponsored by the Alberto Lovera Bolivarian Circle of New York

For more information: cbalbertolovera@gmail.com

Some important articles:

UN Independent Expert: Venezuela Sanctions Must be Terminated and Economic War Must End

Venezuela Raises the Minimum Wage. “It’s an Offense” Says the ILO, It Goes against the Rights of Corporations

UN Human Rights Council Condemns Sanctions Against Venezuela

High-profile activists slam U.S., Canadian sanctions on Venezuela

Venezuelan Opposition Protests Proposed UN Electoral Observer Mission

War Preparations Against Venezuela as Election Nears

 

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