Month: January 2019

Stand up to Trump & Pence’s threats of ‘regime change’ in Venezuela

Please click on the weblink and add your support We, the undersigned, condemn the open support of the US administration for ‘regime change’ in Venezuela, which is illegal under international law.Alongside harsh sanctions which have hit the people of Venezuela hard, comments from Trump himself, VP Pence, and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo amongst others have included threats of military action, threatened to put Venezuela on the state sponsors of terrorism list and invoked the possibility of a right-wing military coup.We stand for peace and dialogue, not Trump’s war and ‘regime change’...

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IFCO’s CubaBuzz Issue 132

IFCO’s CubaBuzz: Issue 132 President Díaz-Canel attends openingof judicial yearGranma 1/15/19The ceremonial opening of the 2019 Judicial Year was presided by the President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, yesterday January 14, with Esteban Lazo Hernández, President of the National Assembly of People’s Power, participating as well, at the Supreme Court located on Aguilar Street in Old Havana.The holding of such events is an international practice that Cuba has re-initiated, as a reflection of the strengthening of institutionality and the importance of the courts to the construction of the country’s economic, political, and social project.Read More Here Cuba Publishes List of Voters for Referendum on ConstitutionPrensa Latina 01/14/19The lists of voters for the February 24 referendum on Cuba”s new Constitution are being published Monday and Tuesday, sources of the National Electoral Commission (CEN) said. According to the authorities sworn on December 28 to organize, direct and validate the elections, each person can verify as January 16 the records, which should include more than eight million voters, that are being called to ratify the Constitution approved on December 22 by the People”s Power National Assembly.Quoted by Granma newspaper, Colonel Mario Mendez, Chief ofIdentification, Immigration and Foreign Affairs Direction, said that the lists will be put in ‘visible places near polling stations.’Mendez urged voters to corroborate their personal data, and if necessary, proceed to correct them, modify...

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