Free the Miami Five – Justice for them and their families
6pm-7.30pm Tuesday 18 September
US Embassy, Grosvenor Square, London (Bond St tube)
6.30pm (open from 6.00pm)
Hamilton House (NUT HQ), London, WC1R 4RL
The next 6 weeks are a crucial time to show your solidarity with Venezuela. President Chavez has a significant poll lead for the October 7 Election but there are concerns that the democratic will of the Venezuelan people at the coming elections will not be respected by elements of the right-wing opposition. Come to this rally to show your solidarity!
by Brian Williams
The two most important developments in the world today, from the point of view of the advance of socialism, are in Latin America and China.
In Latin America forces seeking to establish socialism have advanced as part of a turn to the left by almost all of the continent. In Venezuela a direct struggle to establish the second socialist state in Latin America, after Cuba, is underway. For more than a decade that socialist programme has commanded the support of the majority of Venezuela’s population against the determined opposition of the US and its allies.
By Jane West
After the elections in Western Europe in the first half of this year it is a good moment to take stock of the overall state of the class struggle in the region.
By Stephen MacAvoy
The British government’s threat to invade the Ecuadorian Embassy in order to capture Julian Assange, who has sought refuge there, has been met with huge international condemnation, including from Latin America where it has been regarded as just the latest act of aggressive Western foreign policy in the region.