In Canada, little mention or inquiry has been made of the fact that current U.S. policy on Venezuela is part of a longstanding pattern of American intervention in Latin America.
The Hum Podcast
Scarlet Estrada discusses the confusion around the Venezuelan crisis, reframing political prisoners as hostages, and the importance of art in sharing the truth.
In Venezuela, socialist communes play a key role in the production and distribution of food. In recent weeks they have have also taken a more active role in the defence of the Bolivarian Revolution.
Canadian activist, journalist and lawyer Dimitri Lascaris was in Venezuela in February, talking to people with varying opinions about the causes of the current crisis. He talks about what he heard.
The Trudeau government talks about restoring democracy to Venezuela, hoping to keep the focus off any suspicions that our involvement is helping Washington get control of Venezuela's oil reserves.
David J. Climenhaga
It's just a matter of supply and demand. A big increase in supply, conveniently located for inexpensive ocean transfer, will depress the price fetched by Alberta oil.
What's that crisis in Venezuela about -- in which Canada has meddled so unbecomingly? It's hard to say, because our policy is more hypocritical than principled.
CUPW stands with its sisters and brothers in their fight to protect their rights and democracy from foreign governments’ who are intent on dismantling them.
From a defeated interventionist resolution at the Organization of American States to the fact the Lima Group was established less than two years ago, news surrounding Venezuela is underreported.
As representatives of Lima Group countries prepare to meet in Ottawa, turmoil and pressure mounts in Venezuela.