COMMUNIQUÉ – Dialogue in Venezuela

The Canadian, Latin American & Caribbean Policy Centre (CAL&C), together with the Latin American and Caribbean Solidarity Network (LACSN), Casa Salvador Allende, Bolivarian Circle Louis Riel, among other organizations representing Canadians, Latin-Americans and Caribbean communities in Canada, its provinces and territories, strongly demands the Government of Justin Trudeau to step aside from its Foreign Policy towards Latin American and The Caribbe

Interview with Maria Victor by RCI (in Spanish): “United States seeks to seize Venezuelan oil”

RCI - Radio Canada Internacional Por Rufo Valencia | amlat@rcinet.ca Miércoles 26 julio, 2017 The Canadian, Latin American and Caribbean Policy Center recently published an article entitled "The Venezuelan opposition now opposes the people." Its author is the Venezuelan-Canadian sociologist Maria Páez Victor. http://www.rcinet.ca/es/wp-content/uploads/sites/4/2017/07/Paez.mp3 ...

Venezuelan Opposition Now Opposes the People

By Maria Paez Victor The leaders of the violent protests -that for 3 months have violated the peace of Venezuelans- are the very same who in 2002 supported the coup d’etat against President Chávez. During those tense 48 hours, one of the very first things they did was to abolish the Constitution of 1999: the one they now purport to defend. During 18 years, the opposition has denigrated the Constitution. So intense has been this revolt against it that...

Venezuela’s Crisis with Maria Paez Victor

The Ossington Circle Episode 21 on Venezuela's Crisis with Maria Paez Victor. In this episode Justin Podur talks to Maria Paez Victor of the Canadian, Latin American, and Caribbean Policy Centre and the Louis Riel Bolivarian Circle about Venezuela's revolution, Chavismo, Maduro, the Venezuelan opposition, and the idea of the upcoming Constituent Assembly. To receive information from the Circulo Bolivariano Louis Riel, and join their mailing list,...

COMMUNIQUÉ

The Canadian, Latin American & Caribbean Policy Centre (CAL&C) expresses its concern on the attempt made by several countries of the Organization of American States, including Canada, to violate the institutional order of this organization by ignoring the Presidency of the Permanent Council, currently exercised by Bolivia, and its Vice-Presidency, exercised by Haiti, in order to force the application of the Inter-American Democratic Charter to Venezuela. ...

Canada: Trump’s terrier at the OAS

Maria Páez Victor 5 April 2017 Outrageous? Shameless? The sheer audacity of what happened a day ago at the OAS defies our vocabulary. But most of all, it was a profound disappointment for those of us who hoped that the government led by Justin Trudeau would have a foreign policy different from, and more honourable than, that of the government led by Steven Harper. The United States and Canada rounded up the rightwing neoliberal governments of the re...

Launch event in Toronto with guest keynote speaker Rick Salutin

The Canadian, Latin American & Caribbean Policy Centre (CAL&C), is pleased to have our launching event in Toronto with guest keynote speaker Rick Salutin, who will address the issue of: What effect could the Trump administration have on Latin America? And how could this affect Canada’s role in the region? This event will take place on Friday, April 21st, 18h:30, at the Yellow Griffin Pub, 2202 Bloor Street West, just west of Runnymede Subway Station. ...