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Background Since the election of Hugo Chávez in 1999 and the subsequent Nicolas Maduro regime, Venezuela’s conversion to a “Bolivarian Socialist Republic” has devolved into a populist authoritarianism that has destroyed the country’s institutions, economy, industries, and created a major… Read More

Más de un cuarto de los estadounidenses (26%) apoyan la “eliminación gradual del sistema capitalista a favor de un sistema más socialista” Treinta por ciento de los estadounidenses más jóvenes (generación Z) tienen una opinión favorable del marxismo Más de… Read More

DR. CARISSA F. ETIENNE PAN AMERICAN HEALTH ORGANIZATION (PAHO) 525 23RD STREET, NW WASHINGTON, D.C. 20037 Dear Director Etienne, The Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation (VOC), in association with Cuba Archive and Global Liberty Alliance, advocate for the thousands who… Read More

On March 20, the Organization of American States (OAS) will hold an election for its next secretary general. The incumbent, Uruguayan Luis Almagro, has rejuvenated the once-fading institution and is among the boldest pro-democracy voices in the Americas. Unsurprisingly, Venezuela is quietly… Read More

What do you call a system that combines slavery with espionage? In Communist Cuba, you call it humanitarian aid. For decades Havana has sent tens of thousands of doctors abroad as a supposed sign of goodwill, only to steal their… Read More

Welcome to Captive Nations Week. Never heard of it? There are now likely multiple generations of American citizens who haven’t — and that’s not a good thing for the future of freedom. This week was once a fixture of American… Read More

The crisis in Venezuela has entered the 11th hour. After months of protests involving millions of people, Interim President Juan Guaidó has called on Venezuela’s military and civilians to support the freedom movement and stop propping up the socialist dictatorship… Read More

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Executive Director of the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation (VOC), Marion Smith, has issued the following statement: “The crisis in Venezuela is entering its 11th hour. President Juan Guaidó has marshalled millions of peaceful protesters and called… Read More

This time last year, our nation was fixated on the Central American country. April 28, 2018 saw hundreds of thousands of protestors take to Nicaragua’s streets — the largest protests in a generation or more. Students, workers, priests, and farmers… Read More

Maybe you heard: Communist Cuba is on the road to freedom. That’s what Cuba’s rulers want you to think after the Cuban people overwhelmingly approved a new constitution on Sunday. But the opposite is true. Cuba’s rulers have only cemented their… Read More