Freeland: End the sanctions and interference against Venezuela

Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 15:00 to 16:00

The Canadian Voice of Women for Peace (VOW) will be delivering a letter and holding a rally outside the office of the Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland to object to her/the federal government's interference and sanctions against Venezuela. Earlier this month, Minister Freeland met with US Special Envoy criminal Elliot Abrams in Ottawa. They are orchestrating a coup against Venezuela. The sanctions and interference against the country are blatant violations of international law. We are also opposed to Canada’s participation in the Lima Group and call for a peaceful, negotiated solution & the lifting of sanctions to end  the crisis in Venezuela. Please bring flags and banners for Venezuela. An action by the Canadian Voice of Women for Peace (VOW). #HandsOffVenezuela

MP Freeland's Office
344 Bloor St West
Toronto , ON
Ontario CA
Tamara Lorincz

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