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Leonardo Flores

Leonardo Flores

Leonardo Flores is a Latin American policy expert and campaigner with CodePink.

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Venezuela Dialogue Offers Way Out of Crisis

In Washington, the Biden administration must lift cruel sanctions, back diplomacy, and end support for right-wing factions trying to destabilize the elected government.

Leonardo Flores ·


The Hidden Hand of the US Blockade Sparks Cuba Protests

The protests should be understood in the context of a brutal economic war waged by the United States against the island nation for more than 60 years.

Medea Benjamin ·


To End Collective and Cruel Punishment, Biden Must Go Further on Sanctions Relief

As the Biden administration conducts its review of sanctions, the clock is ticking for millions of people suffering from these callous policies in Iran, Venezuela, and elsewhere.

Hanieh Jodat Barnes ·


Rural Teacher Pedro Castillo Poised to Write a New Chapter in Peru's History

On the foreign policy front, Castillo's victory will represent a huge blow to U.S. interests in the region and an important step towards reactivating Latin American integration.

Medea Benjamin ·


The Dirty Campaign Underlying Ecuador's "Free and Fair" Election

Given all the strikes against Arauz, it is remarkable the progressive presidential candidate Andrés Arauz did so well.

Medea Benjamin ·


The Capitol Raid and Pandemic Can Help US Empathize With Venezuelans

For Venezuelans, there is no one "January 6." There are at least half a dozen.

Leonardo Flores ·


The Trump Administration's Parting Outrage Against Cuba

"Perpetuating the myth that Cuba is a threat to the American people—while minimizing the threat posed by far-right extremists at home—is an embarrassment to our country on the world stage."

Medea Benjamin ·


Low Turnout, but Free, Elections in Venezuela Are a Blow to Regime Change

After four years of sanctions, sabotaged industries, attempted coups, an assassination by drone attempt, a mercenary incursion and paramilitary attacks, among others, Venezuela managed to survive the Trump administration’s maximum pressure.

Leonardo Flores ·

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