December 8: Venezuela Votes in Defiance of US Calls for Election Boycott: The Meaning of the Results with Jesus Rodriguez and William Camacaro. Sponsored by Chicago ALBA Solidarity, Orinoco Tribune, Task Force on the Americas, Alberto Lovera Bolivarian Circle of New York, Frente para la Defensa de los Pueblos Hugo Chavez, Alliance for Global Justice
BASES OF SOLIDARITY WORK
1 Demand full respect for international law and respect for Venezuela’s right to self-determination and sovereignty.
2 Reject any form of interference in Venezuela’s internal affairs.
3 Condemn illegal, violent and unconstitutional attempts to overthrow the democratically elected government of Nicolas Maduro.
4 Support dialogue between the government and the opposition, initiated by José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, and continuing now in the aftermath of the May 20 elections.
5 Demand that Washington lift sanctions and restore full diplomatic relations with the US based on mutual respect.