The Venezuela Sanctions bill authored and pushed by Cuban American congresspersons Bob Menendez (Senate D-NJ) and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (House R-FL) passed congress last week and was just signed by President Obama yesterday Thursday Dec 18, 2014. A day after President Obama announced steps towards normalizing relations with Cuba.
Tell President Obama today that we want no more embargoes in Latin America!
No to Venezuela Sanctions!
Call the White House comment line: (202) 456-1111
Call The State Department Venezuela Desk: 202-647-4216
Tell the President you oppose sanctions on Venezuela. You support normalized relations with Venezuela and Cuba.
Click here to send a letter to the President, State Department and your Congressional Representatives.
Los Angeles Protest Against Sanctions
Monday Dec 22 at Noon.
LA Times Building 202 W. 1st Street, Los Angeles, CA.
Meet at Los Angeles Times Building at 202 W. 1st Street, Los Angeles to protest the LA Times unfair reporting on Venezuela then we will march 1-2 blocks to Senator Barbara Boxer’s district office at 312 N Spring St Los Angeles to ask that she speak out against US Sanctions on Venezuela. Click here to RSVP via Facebook or email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 805-669-VIVA.
Click here for a list of Talking Points on Venezuela and US Sanctions
Witness for Peace Southwest sponsored 3 fact finding delegations to Venezuela in 2014 and works towards a more just and humane US policy towards Latin America.