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VFP chapter president stuck in Venezuela - APA pilots refuse to fly

"Dan Shea, president of the Portland chapter of Veterans For Peace, and a Gresham resident, is stranded in Caracas because the Allied Pilots Assn, the pilots' union, has directed its members to refuse to fly to Venezuela because of the State Dept advisory.

APA 817-302-2272
APA Information Hotline 800-272-7456
"Dan Shea, president of the Portland chapter of Veterans For Peace, and a Gresham resident, is stranded in Caracas because the Allied Pilots Assn, the pilots' union,  https://www.alliedpilots.org has directed its members to refuse to fly to Venezuela because of the State Dept advisory. Allied Pilots Association phone number is: 817-302-2272

Dan is part of a fact-finding delegation from the US Peace Council. He was supposed to return to PDX Fri but Am AL cancelled his flight. Dan only has enough diabetes medicine left for today. He will be in serious trouble by tomorrow.

Dan is a Marine veteran of the Vietnam War.

The APA refusal to fly there is like the crew grabbing all the lifeboats and abandoning the passengers. Dan says the airport is operating normally.

There are apparently a lot of Americans there who are unable to fly out.


Dan Shea's phone 1-503-750-7649
 http://www.vfpchapter72.org


I also called the APA and left messages for their communications director. His cell phone voicemail, though, is full.

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 https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/international-travel/International-Travel-Country-Information-Pages/Venezuela.html#/


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 https://www.alliedpilots.org/News/ID/6774/Venezuela-Do-Not-Travel


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Contact Allied Pilots

Headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, near Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, the Allied Pilots Association (APA) serves as the certified collective bargaining agent for the 15,000 professional pilots who fly for American Airlines.


817-302-2272

Information Hotline 800-272-7456

14600 Trinity Blvd., Suite 500
Fort Worth, TX 76155-2512
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#HandsOffVenezuela

 http://www.vfpchapter72.org/

Dan is back 23.Mar.2019 18:06

JA

- i heard the updated news and im passing it along -

"Dan is home and well. While in Venezuela he declared himself president of the US, which I think was absolutely brilliant. Hail to the Chief!"

A visit with Maduro - Dan Shea Reports Back 30.Mar.2019 15:58

Joe Anybody iam@joeanybody.com

In the recent Street Roots issue for March 29 - April 4 2019 there is an article about Dans trip to Venezuela and his thoughts and opinions on what he seen and heard.

The article as of 3/30/19 is not "yet" online at  https://news.streetroots.org - you can read it by buying a recent issue

Veterans for Peace activist Dan Shea, will be speaking about his trip to Venezuela, on March 30 that the Sunnyside Community House in Portland Oregon - 3 to 5 pm
Located at 3520 SE Yamhill Street