Ottawa’s Attitude Towards Venezuela: “The Venezuelan Ambassador is No longer Welcome in Canada”

By Nino Pagliccia On Christmas day of 2017 the Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Chrystia Freeland, released a statement “announcing that the Venezuelan Ambassador to Canada … is no longer welcome in Canada.” She continued, “I am also declaring the Venezuelan chargé d’affaires persona non grata.” The mean-spirited attitude of the Canadian government against Venezuela…

(SIGN THE PETITION) Obama repeal the executive order

#ObamaRepealTheExecutiveOrder SIGN THE PETITION HERE UNASUR STATEMENT The member states of the Union of South American. Nations (UNASUR) manifest their rejection of the Executive Order issued on March 9, 2015 by the government of the United States of America, for it constitutes a threat of interference against sovereignty and the principle of non-intervention in other…

(VIDEOS+PHOTOS) Canadians express their solidarity with Venezuela with rally in Ottawa, Vancouver and Edmonton

PHOTO STREAMING HERE In Ottawa, capital of Canada, despite adverse weather conditions, social organizations, solidarity groups, students and progressive Canadians, from Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, joined the International Day of Solidarity with the Government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela and its Constitutional President Nicolas Maduro Moros. The delegations met at the Venezuelan Embassy, where they…

(PHOTOS) Ottawa Panel Discussion on Democracy and Human Rights in Venezuela

A panel discussion on democracy and human rights in Venezuela was held March 12 in Ottawa that featured Wilmer Omar Barrientos Fernández, Ambassador of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela to Canada and two other speakers. The event generated considerable interest and every seat was quickly filled. The program opened with a screening of the film…

Vancouver shows its support to the Bolivarian Revolution before new US aggressions

‎Vancouver‬ rallied this Tuesday in support of the Bolivarian Revolution before US new aggressions against Venezuelan people More than one hundred people gathered in the Vancouver Art Gallery  to express their “rejection towards the statement by the President of the United States, Barack Obama, where he declared Venezuela a threat to his country and imposed new…

Documentary My Friend Hugo pays homage in Canada to Chávez’s Life

A statement was signed by the attending in support of the Bolivarian People and Government, strongly rejecting US intervention in the internal affairs of Venezuela With the Vancouver premiere of Oliver Stone’s documentary My Friend Hugo, Comandante Chávez’s life was honoured this Thursday March 5th in the south-western city of Canada. Over a hundred people…

Forum: Will the US invade Venezuela? Feb 26th at 6:00 PM – Victoria College, University of Toronto

Featured speaker: Venezuelan Ambassador in ‎Canada, M/G Wilmer Omar Fernández Barrientos February 26th, 2015 at 6:00 PM – FREE EVENT Victoria College (OLD VIC), 2nd Floor. University of Toronto 91 Charles Street, West, ‎Toronto – Tasty snacks and refreshments (non-alcoholic) will be provided – Closest subway Station: Museum Organized by: Venezuelan Consulate in Toronto Endorsed by: Hugo Chavez…

FORUM: What Socialists Communes look like in Venezuela

When: September 26th, 2014 at 6:30 PM. Where: Beitzatoun, 612 Markham St, Toronto, Ontario M6G 2L8 [MAP HERE] Guest speaker Katrina Kozarek, ia a social activist, documentary filmmaker, multimedia producer, and active member of the Ataroa Socialist Commune, in Barquisimeto (Lara state), Venezuela.  As well, she is a long term organizer with the Nacional Association of…

HCPDF´s Discussion Group celebrates its first year in Vancouver

It has now been one year since the Hugo Chavez’s People Defense Front started to organize its monthly Discussion Group in Vancouver, an opportunity to bring to the table different topics about the struggle of the peoples of Latin America, Canada and the world. Since its beginning on September 5th, 2013 on the first Thursday…