FDPHC-SO strongly condemns the illegal, brutal and criminal act of military aggression against the sovereign country of Syria

The following is the statement that was read at the Hands Off  Syria Rally held in Vancouver on April 15, 2018. STATEMENT The Hugo Chávez Peoples’ Defense Front-Southwest Canada (FDPHC-SO) strongly condemns the illegal, brutal and criminal act of military aggression against the sovereign country of Syria last April 13. The unilateral and unprovoked bombing of selected…

Open Letter in Support of Mediation not Sanctions on Venezuela

Sanctions added by the Trump and Trudeau administrations to Obama era sanctions against Venezuela impose new burdens on ordinary Venezuelans who are just trying to live their lives. Unilateral sanctions are illegal under international law. Over 150 prominent US and Canadian individuals and organizations have signed the letter below which is being delivered to US…

COMMUNIQUÉ: Venezuela rejects new attacks by the U.S. government

The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela hereby categorically rejects the most recent expression of arrogance by the discriminatory regime of the United States of America, describing as “fraudulent” the successful regional elections held in our country on last October 15th, which is part of its systematic campaign of aggressions and hostile and unfriendly actions against our…

It Takes a Lot More Than Votes to Govern

By OSCAR SCHÉMEL – HINTERLACES Oscar Schémel, president of one of Venezuela’s most respected independent polling firms, expresses his views of the current political standoff between the Venezuelan government and right-wing opposition, which has seen seven dead as a result of violent anti-government protests demanding the ouster of President Nicolas Maduro.  According to recent studies…