Despite an unrelenting, suffocating blockade on Venezuela, the country has continued to promote social policies to safeguard the population.
Manolo De Los Santos
From a young age, Manolo has been organizing and educating about people’s movements. For 10 years, he worked in the organization of solidarity and education programs to challenge the United States’ regime of illegal sanctions and blockades. Based out of Cuba for many years, Manolo has worked toward building international networks of people’s movements and organizations. In 2018, he became the founding director of the People’s Forum in New York City, a movement incubator for working-class communities to build unity across historic lines of division at home and abroad. He also collaborates as a researcher with Tricontinental: Institute of Social Research.