U.S. intervention in Venezuela gets critical eye at Seattle event

Critics of those calling for sanctions or military action against its President Nicolas Maduro say it is a ploy to grab political control of the oil-rich nation, especially given the United States' track record with intervention in South America.
Feb 27, 2019

Whitman student’s father killed amid Venezuela’s growing instability

The growing economic and political turmoil that's affecting the safety and stability of common Venezuelans has hit home for a Whitman student.
Aug 27, 2018
The delicious Venezuelan staple that gave Arepas its name. (Photo by Elizabeth Alvarado)

Arepas for the people

A new restaurant in the U-District is hoping to turn Seattle on to Venezuelan food and it's signature dish, the arepa.
Apr 22, 2016

Five global groups hitting Seattle stages this spring

From Jamaica to Venezuela to Wales, there’s a slew of international acts coming to town in April and May.
Apr 9, 2013

Seattle activists unite at G8 and NATO summit protests in Chicago

When the WTO protests happened in Seattle in 1999, I was a 17 year old teenager working for minimum wage at a Taco Time in West Seattle. I was about to graduate high school but I didn’t think I’d be going to college. I thought I wasn’t smart enough to get a scholarship and my […]
May 23, 2012