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CODEPINK CONGRESS Action Alert: End Sanctions on Venezuela

Lift sanctions on Venezuela!



Venezuela has been suffering for years under harsh US sanctions. These sanctions exacerbate the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, making it even more difficult for Venezuelans to access lifesaving medicine, medical supplies, and vaccines. Email and call President Biden and your members of Congress to demand they end sanctions now!


Find your representatives in the Senate: https://www.senate.gov/general/contact_information/senators_cfm.cfm?OrderBy=state&Sort=ASC
Find your representative in the House: https://www.house.gov/representatives/find-your-representative
Email the White House: https://www.whitehouse.gov/contact/
Call Congress via the Capitol Hill switchboard: 202-224-3121


Email President Biden:

Dear xxx,

I urge you to lift sanctions strangling the economy of Venezuela and other countries suffering extreme hardships during the COVID-19 pandemic.

In addition, the U.S. should cease its recognition of Juan Guaidó as “interim president," restore relations with the Maduro government and encourage dialogue between all of Venezuela’s political actors.

As a result of US sanctions, Venezuelans struggle without adequate food, electricity, medicine, medical supplies, and COVID vaccines.

US sanctions violate international law under the UN Charter and the Fourth Geneva Convention and constitute another form of warfare in which countries like Venezuela find their assets frozen in banks controlled by the US and its allies.

Venezuela has not threatened the peace and security of the USA, so why are we imposing collective punishment on them that disproportionately harms the most vulnerable: children, the elderly, pregnant women, and the chronically ill?

During a pandemic, the call to lift sanctions becomes an urgent one as the Venezuelan health care system teeters on the verge of collapse. Please end the economic sanctions against Venezuela and other countries struggling during this global pandemic.

Thank you, 
[your name]

Call your Congresspeople:

Please join several other lawmakers asking President Biden to lift sanctions strangling the economy of Venezuela and other countries suffering extreme hardships during the COVID-19 pandemic.

As a result of US sanctions, Venezuelans struggle without adequate food, electricity, medicine, medical supplies, and COVID vaccines

This is wrong. Let’s make it right. Lift the sanctions now.

Thank you.

Email your Congresspeople:

Dear xxx, 

Please join several other lawmakers asking President Biden to lift US economic sanctions strangling the economy of Venezuela and other countries suffering extreme hardships during the COVID-19 pandemic.

As a result of US sanctions, Venezuelans struggle without adequate food, electricity, medicine, medical supplies and COVID vaccines.

In addition, the U.S. should cease its recognition of Juan Guaidó as “interim president," restore relations with the Maduro government and encourage dialogue between all of Venezuela’s political actors

Lift the sanctions now.

Thank you,
[your name]


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  • Paul Flansburg
    commented 2021-03-10 14:36:44 -0500
    Called and emailed all 3 Congress people. Emailed President Biden. Done and done.
  • Russell Meyers
    commented 2021-03-09 20:43:23 -0500
    The UN has called on the US to lift sanctions on Venezuela, among other countries.
    The EU no longer recognizes Guaido as interim president.