The São Paulo Forum Working Group meets between Friday () and Saturday () in Caracas, capital of Venezuela , to assess international scenarios related to conflicts and changes of government in Latin America. The meeting is attended by representatives of leftist parties from 22 countries, as reported this Friday by the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV).
In these two days , according to the source, will address the “change in the balance of power after the arrival of progressive governments” in Latin America, the fight against poverty and social inequalities, “the war in Ukraine”, its impact on the world economy and the “blockade economic and financial burden imposed on Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua”.
During the meeting, which takes place at the headquarters of the International University of Communication (Lauicom), the group will also seek to “generate a set of concrete actions to to continue deepening the struggles for the rights and demands of the peoples of the world, and to face American imperialism”.
Participating in the meeting are representatives of Brazil, Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, El Salvador , Spain, Palestine, United States, Guatemala, Honduras, Italy, Mexico, N icaragua, panama, paraguay, peru, puerto rico. Dominican Republic and Uruguay.
The first vice-president of the PSUV, Diosdado Cabello, highlighted that this meeting, which he considered a “proper space for the peoples and social movements of the world”, will also count on “delegates of countries that have extreme-right governments”.
In his Twitter account, President Nicolás Maduro expressed that the forum “represents the hope and the greatest trench of struggle of the forces, movements, groups and political parties in Latin America, the Caribbean and the world”. The Foro de São Paulo is a concertation mechanism for left-wing and progressive social movements and parties in Latin America and the Caribbean, created in 1990 under the auspices of the PT.