10 | 12 | 2018

With banners in hand and messages like “We do not want charity. Raise the sanctions on Venezuela” or “Give it back! Euroclear steals money for medicines“, a group of Venezuelans living in the city of London, England, went to the streets in rejection of the service provider Euroclear, appointed more than a year ago by the president of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, to participate in the financial blockade against Venezuela.

“We have 450 million dollars in cash, for purchases of medicines, construction materials, food and we have them frozen from Euroclear, only to punish Venezuela, to make it give up, to stop the kidnapping of Venezuelan money abroad”, Indicated the Venezuelan Head of State months ago.

The President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, once again shook hands on Wednesday, at a meeting held in Moscow, in order to strengthen trade relations and strategic cooperation between the two countries.

The leaders reviewed the bilateral cooperation agenda and expressed their support for a peaceful solution in Venezuela, facing the situation of economic war and external aggressions, informed to the media the Russian presidential adviser for international affairs, Yuri Ushakov.

On Wednesday, the People’s Power Minister for Oil, Manuel Quevedo, held a working meeting with his counterpart from the United Arab Emirates and current president of the OPEC Conference, Suhail Al Mazrouei and the general secretary of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, Mohammad Barkindo, to adjust details viewing to the upcoming assumption of the presidency by Venezuela on January 1, 2019.

The FM of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Jorge Arreaza, described as immoral the request of the Colombian government, made through the chancellor Carlos Holmes, in whose his participation in the VII Binational Cabinet Ecuador-Colombia, asked the international community to increase the economic sanctions imposed by the United States and the European Union.

The President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, arrived on Tuesday at the Russian Federation to meet with his counterpart, Vladimir Putin, in order to strengthen bilateral economic cooperation between the two nations. His trip follows the first official visit made by Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan, and the signing of economic and trade cooperation agreements between both countries.

“I will work intensely in the program of economic recovery, growth and prosperity of Venezuela, visualizing the years that are to come. We have completed the map of cooperation, strengthening the geopolitics of peace diplomacy, Bolivarian diplomacy”, said President Nicolás Maduro, when he arrived in Moscow.

As a result of the coercive and unilateral measures imposed by the USA. against Venezuela, the South American country has lost, from July 2017 to July of this year, around 20 million dollars in commissions on currency transactions for the purchase of medicines.

The executive secretary of the National Human Rights Council of that country, Larry Devoe, explained that the loss of resources is due to the impossibility of making purchases in dollars, due to Washington’s sanctions against Caracas. Venezuela has been forced to make operations in other currencies, and the commissions of those transactions significantly increase the purchase of medicines for a country that is experiencing a deep economic situation.

In order to strengthen strategic alliances of cooperation and brotherhood between the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela and the Republic of Turkey, the leaders of both countries, Nicolás Maduro and Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, signed a series of agreements in the afternoon in matter of defense, mining, energy, tourism, commerce, agriculture and hydrocarbons.

On  December 1, a unity meeting was held between the Communist Party of Brazil (Partido Comunista do Brasil, or PC do B) and the Free Homeland Party (Partido Patria Livre, or PPL) in São Paulo.  The PPL is a smaller Marxist-Leninist party. The unity project had been announced to the press on November 26 by Luciana Santos,President of the PC do B, and by Sérgio Rubens, President of the PPL.  This dynamic is moving in the direction of incorporating the PPL in the PC do B.

Flor de María Gonzales Uriola, the General Secretary of the Peruvian Communist Party, died on November 25, at 68 years of age, in the Peruvian capital, Lima.  She had been suffering from respiratory problems for a while. Flor de María Gonzales, who became General Secretary in 2017, was the first woman to head the Communist Party.  She also was a congressional representative for the Frente Amplio (Broad Front), a coalition to which the Peruvian Communist Party and other left-wing parties belong, but her illness prevented her from taking her seat, which will now be held by Katia Gilvonio Condezo of the Socialist Party, a youth and women’s rights activist.


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