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…

Canada Imprisons and deports Irish Republicans while allowing Venezuelan far-right to commit violence against Canadians

Canada Imprisons and deports Irish Republicans while allowing US terrorists like Maria Corina Machado, a Venezuelan far-right leader to commit violence against Canadian Citizens. The Hugo Chavez Peoples Defense Front condemns the arbitrary way in which Canadian border security detained and deported three Irish Republicans despite the fact that they had no legal grounds to…

(PHOTOS+ARTICLE) Toronto celebrated Hugo Chavez and Simon Bolivar’s birthday

On July 25th, Canadian students, activist and members of the Latin community, gathered at the Palestinian solidarity house ‘Beit Zatoun’, in Toronto, to celebrate the birthday and legacy of Liberator Simon Bolivar (born on July 24, 1783) and Comandante Hugo Chavez (born on July 28, 1954) who fought against colonialism and imperialism in order to…

(VIDEO) Chevron’s legacy of pollution and death In Ecuador [Short Documentary]

In an effort to create awareness and gather support for the affected communities by Chevron in Ecuador, solidarity committees from all over the world have declared May 21st, 2014 as the international #AntiChevron day of action. The Canadian Committee will join this calling with events in Toronto and Kitchener. [Join here] Chevron, formerly known as…

Sympathizers of Venezuelan opposition leader assault peaceful protestors in Ottawa

Machado’s visit to Canada furthers her track-record of violence OTTAWA – Dozens of peaceful protestors were assaulted by sympathizers of Maria Corina Machado, a former opposition member of the National Assembly of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, outside of a scheduled talk at the University of Ottawa. About 30 concerned Canadians gathered to protest Machado’s…

(PHOTOS) Thousands took the streets of Toronto on May Day

Thousands took the streets of Toronto to celebrate the International Workers’ Day and to fight poverty and capitalism.The march was an opportunity to reclaim MayDay for all people’s struggles and to honour communities. “We are here in solidarity with those struggling against oppression and occupation in Palestine, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Colombia and elsewhere”, said Marion Rahim from…

(VIDEO) Canadians show their support for President Nicolas Maduro

By: Frente de Defensa de los Pueblo Hugo Chavez – Canada https://venezuelasolidarity.ca/ https://twitter.com/hcpdf https://www.facebook.com/HCPDF To commemorate the Canadian Day for Peace in Venezuela, which took place between February 20-24, various activities were organized in Vancouver, Ottawa, Toronto, Kitchener and Montreal.  These events showed support for both the people of Venezuela and their president Nicolás Maduro. …