The Truth about Venezuela: Speaking events April 18-29

Canadian Talks with Dimitri Lascaris, Yves Engler, Eva Bartlett

Mainstream media is spreading lies and half truths about the crisis in Venezuela. Canadians are not immune to this influence. Recently Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland announced more sanctions against the Maduro government on the grounds that he is “depriving Venezuelans of their most basic rights and needs” and that “Canada is committed to supporting the peaceful restoration of constitutional democracy in Venezuela.”

Global Research wishes to bring to the attention of our readers the following events in the following Canadian cities in late April, featuring speakers who bring first hand accounts of the situation on the ground in recent weeks.

Montreal, Quebec

The Trudeau Doctrine: Canada Spearheads Attempted Regime Change in Venezuela

Thursday April 18th | 19:00h

School of Community and Public Affairs

2149 Mackay Street (just south of Sherbrooke)

In tandem with Trump’s revived ‘Monroe Doctrine’, the Trudeau government is moving aggressively to carve out an imperial role for Canada in Latin America. Venezuela’s Bolivarian regime of Nicolas Maduro is the first target.

Come hear:

Yves Engler – solidarity activist and author of several critical analyses of Canadian foreign policy.

Dimitri Lascaris – Montreal-based lawyer, journalist and human rights advocate recently returned from fact-finding mission in Venezuela.

Sponsored by Socialist Action – [email protected] 514 804 7645

Winnipeg, Manitoba

The West’s War with Venezuela: Why Canada is Wrong

Wednesday April 24th | 7-9pm

Room 1L13

University of Winnipeg (near Ellice Avenue Entrance)

Free event. Donations welcome.

Mainstream media present a distorted picture of the situation in Venezuela. Come and hear different perspectives on this evolving situation which has the potential to destabilize the entire hemisphere. Find out why Canada is wrong to be supporting the overthrow of the Venezuelan government. Please share this post and invite your friends.

Speakers: Dimitri Lascaris, Ralph Jean-Paul, Yves Engler, Bill Blaikie, Leah Gazan, Radhika Desai, Ajit Singh, Basia Sokal

Sponsored by Venezuela Peace Committee, Geopolitical Economy Research Group, CKUW 95.9FM

Toronto, Ontario

The Truth about Venezuela: Eva Bartlett Reports on Venezuela

Thursday April 25th | 7-9pm

A Different Booklist Cultural Centre

777 Bathurst St.

Charge $10

Why is Canada involved in attempting to overthrow the President of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro? Who is Juan Guaido? Who is the Lima Group?

Free-lance Canadian journalist and human rights activist Eva Bartlett has spent years covering conflict zones in the Middle East and reporting the truth from the ground. Over the last few weeks she has been in Venezuela and will give an eyewitness report on the actual situation there and answer the many questions we may have.

Co-sponsors: A Different Booklist, UNIFOR National Chair in Social Justice and Democracy, Caribean Solidarity Network

Hamilton, Ontario

The Truth about Venezuela: Eva Bartlett Reports on Venezuela

New Vision United Church, 24 Main West,

Monday April 29th | 7pm

Free Admission, refreshments.


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