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National Mobilization to Protect Venezuelan Embassy in Washington DC

When: Saturday, May 18, 2019, 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Where: Embassy of Venezuela • 1099 30th St. NW • Washington

The Embassy Protection Collective is calling on all peace and social justice organizations and people from all over the United States to join together next Saturday, May 18, for a massive mobilization in Washington D.C. at the Venezuelan Embassy.

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Webinar Announcement: Inside and Out: Live from the Siege at the Venezuela Embassy in DC

When: Friday, May 10, 2019, 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Where: Online • Boston

Webinar: reportback from Venezuela

When: Sunday, May 12, 2019, 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: online • Boston

Comrade Maicol Lynch recently returned from Venezuela. Hear his first-hand report back on the current Venezuelan crisis.

Click here to join the webinar.   You can also call: +1 646 558 8656  or +1 669 900 6833

Maicol will discuss the political and international elements of the situation with regard to electoral politics, the recent coup, recent reforms made under Chavez and Maduro, and Venezuela’s road to socialism.

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Telling the Truth About Venezuela: Eyewitness Reports

When: Saturday, May 4, 2019, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: Common Street Spiritual Center • 13 Common Street • Natick

Hear from two recent visitors to Venezuela who went to learn firsthand the truth of how the government and population are responding to defend their country from the U.S. led attacks.  Their eyewitness accounts directly counter the false narratives coming from the Administration, Congress and the press, all supporting a discredited, unpopular opposition in order to impose regime change and wrest control of Venezuela’s oil and other resources.

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Telling the truth about Venezuela: Eyewitness Reports

When: Friday, May 3, 2019, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: Unitarian Universalist society of Newton • 1326 Washington Street • Newton

Hear from two recent visitors to Venezuela who went to learn firsthand the truth of how the government and population are responding to defend their country from the U.S. led attacks.  Their eyewitness accounts directly counter the false narratives coming from the Administration, Congress and the press, all supporting a discredited, unpopular opposition in order to impose regime change and wrest control of Venezuela’s oil and other resources.

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Telling the Truth about Venezuela: Eyewitness Reportbacks from Recent Visitors

When: Thursday, May 2, 2019, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: encuentro 5 • 9A Hamilton Place • across from Park St. Station (Venue is not wheelchair accessible) • Boston

Hear from three recent visitors to Venezuela who went to learn firsthand the truth of how the government and population are responding to defend their country from the U.S. led attacks.  Their eyewitness accounts directly counter the false narratives coming from the Administration, Congress and the press, all supporting a discredited, unpopular opposition in order to impose regime change and wrest control of Venezuela’s oil and other resources.

 
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Webinar: Eyewitness Venezuela with Anti-war Leaders and Progressive Journalists

When: Saturday, April 20, 2019, 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Where: online • Boston

Rescheduled to later date: Eric M. Corvalán Pelle, an award-winning Cuban filmmaker will be showing his film, Race/Raza

When: Monday, April 22, 2019, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: encuentro 5 • 9A Hamilton Place • Boston

*Race (Raza): A Cuban Documentary in Colors (2009).* Alternating 
opinions expressed by everyday citizens with interviews of prominent 
Cuban intellectuals and artists, the 35-minute film explores what Cubans 
think and believe about race, including about racial discrimination in 
Cuba and the acknowledged debt owed to Cubans of African descent.

Set against the successes of the Revolution, the film courageously addresses 
the difficult debate over how a revolutionary society can persevere in 
tackling the unfinished work of bringing social justice to each and 
every one of its members.  Corvalan has continued to work on the issues 
of race/racism in Cuba as a member of the National Union of Writers and 
Artists of Cuba.

http://www.afrocubaweb.com/raza.htm
https://july26.org/
https://www.facebook.com/events/739185006477535/

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POSTPONED: Report back from Venezuela

When: Saturday, April 13, 2019, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston • Boston

POSTPONED DUE TO ILLNESS (look for rescheduling date)

Lee Schlenker has just returned from Venezuela in these eventful times.  He was part of a nationally organized delegation.

Lee has an impressive grasp of the complex situation in Latin America through his work for Witness for Peace (WfP) and keen interest in the subject.  (On this trip he traveled as an individual and not for WfP.)

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Webinar March 26: Reportback from Peace Delegation to Venezuela

The U.S. Peace Council has organized a Peace and Solidarity Delegation to Venezuela. The delegation, which includes 13 leaders of prominent peace, civil rights and women's organizations in the United States and Canada, will be in Venezuela from March 10 to March 15.

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Reportback from El Salvador election observers

When: Sunday, March 31, 2019, 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Where: Private home • 18 Arborway • (parking around the corner on Prince Street) • Jamaica Plain

Presentation by Sneha Jah and Steve Powell--members of CISPES electoral observer delegation (Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador)

Fundraiser for organizing projects in El Salvador and Boston CISPES

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First hand report: Brazil under Bolsanaro

When: Saturday, March 16, 2019, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Where: Center for Marxist Education • 550 Mass. Ave. • Cambridge
A report from Brazil under Bolsonaro by Gary Dotterman, former director of the Center of Marxist Education in Cambridge.  The world did not end when the right-wing populist Bolsonaro took office in Brazil last December. In fact, his rise has prompted moves to greater unity in the Left. Gary Dotterman reports on developments. Gary lives in Minas Gerais, the most industrialized (and unionized) state in Brazil. He is the former long-time director of the CME.
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U.S. Peace Council Venezuela Delegation Report back Call

When: Monday, March 18, 2019, 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Where: online • Boston

Film & Discussion: "Where The Guns Go" with Maria Termini

When: Monday, March 25, 2019, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street, 2nd floor • Boston

The so-called Drug War serves to make legal the killing and repression of people: the United States provides the weapons, while Mexico provides the people killed and disappeared. This documentary brings together the testimonies of human rights activists, journalists, and people in Mexico directly affected by the violence carried by both government forces and organized crime in Mexico, with U.S. support.

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Worcester Report Back: WFP Cuba Food Justice Delegation

When: Tuesday, February 19, 2019, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where: Stone Soup • 4 King Street • Worcester

Come join Witness for Peace New England 
<https://www.facebook.com/WFPnewengland/> at Stone Soup 

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