Invitation for a webinar on Wednesday May 19, 7pm (US Eastern Time)
THIS WEBINAR HAS BEEN POSTPONED AND A NEW ONE IS IN THE MAKING FOR THE SAME DATE: MORE DETAILS TO BE ANNOUNCED
Jose Nelson Mavio Martinez is deputy in Venezuela’s National Assembly, indigenous leader and representative for the indigenous peoples of Amazonas and Bolivar (the southern regions of Venezuela). He is the vice-president of Venezuela’s Indigenous Parliament.
Jose Nelson Mavio will speak on how the Bolivarian revolution has benefited the indigenous peoples, the effect of the US-Canada-European Union economic warfare on Venezuela’s indigenous peoples, and how the indigenous are defending the revolution and protecting their communities in an area threaten by Colombian para-militarism and drug trafficking, along with illegal mining.
• Alberto Lovera Bolivarian Circle of New York
• Alliance for Global Justice
• Frente Hugo Chávez para la Defensa de los Pueblos, Vancouver
• Task Force on the Americas
• Orinoco Tribune
• Chicago ALBA Solidarity
Featured image: Venezuelan indigenous kids from Amazonas state. File photo.