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07.04.2020

The U.S. Should Fight COVID, Not Venezuela

The U.S. Should Fight COVID, Not Venezuela

By Leonardo Flores On April 1, the Trump administration hijacked a COVID-19 press conference to announce the deployment of U.S. Navy vessels and other military assets towards Venezuela. According to Defense Secretary Mark Esper, “included in this force package are Navy destroyers and littoral combat ships, Coast Guard Cutters,… »

27.03.2020

As the World Tackles the COVID-19 Pandemic, the U.S. Raises the Pressure on Venezuela

As the World Tackles the COVID-19 Pandemic, the U.S. Raises the Pressure on Venezuela

In a press conference on March 26, it was almost comical how little evidence the U.S. Department of Justice provided when it accused Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro and several of the leaders of his government of narco-trafficking. The U.S. offered $15 million for the arrest of Maduro and $10 million… »

29.02.2020

“Caracazo”: 31 years ago

“Caracazo”: 31 years ago

On February 27, 1989, a social outbreak known as “Caracazo” occurred in Venezuela. I see news headlines that recall this date, and a march held to commemorate what happened on that day 31 years ago. Neither this episode of the story nor information from the media, explains what happened that… »

19.10.2019

Pro-Democracy Movement in Haiti Swells Despite Lethal Police Violence

Pro-Democracy Movement in Haiti Swells Despite Lethal Police Violence

By Frances Madeson, Truthout It’s getting hard not to notice that U.S. corporate media is covering pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong far more than pro-democracy forces in the Caribbean. It can be challenging to catch up on significant events in a place that’s a mere two-hour flight from Miami;… »

19.09.2019

Venezuelan Government and Opposition sign Peace Dialogue Agreement

Venezuelan Government and Opposition sign Peace Dialogue Agreement

Caaracas, Sep 16 (Prensa Latina) The Government and the opposition of Venezuela signed on Monday the agreement and installation of the National Dialogue Table for Peace, in accordance with the principles of sovereignty and self-determination of the South American country. With the purpose of contributing to a political… »

30.08.2019

Will Trump go after Maduro to win a re-election?

Will Trump go after Maduro to win a re-election?

by Carlos Eduardo Pina In January this year, US President Donald Trump stunned many in Venezuela by giving his backing to opposition leader Juan Guaido after he proclaimed himself acting president of the country. Since then, the US has made a series of unprecedented political, economic and diplomatic moves in… »

09.08.2019

U.S. doesn’t want dialogue: turns to economic terror and shows plan to impose its tutelage on Venezuela

U.S. doesn’t want dialogue: turns to economic terror and shows plan to impose its tutelage on Venezuela

Aram Aharonian* The blockade and the new sanctions that freeze all Venezuelan assets in U.S. territory, ordered by the regime of Donald Trump, is nothing more than another act of economic terrorism that seeks, in the first place, to break the dialogue between the constitutional government and the opposition and… »

11.07.2019

No opinion can be given on a report of questionable impartiality [re: Venezuela]

No opinion can be given on a report of questionable impartiality [re: Venezuela]

By José Gabriel Feres* There is no doubt that we humanists repudiate and reject the practice of violating human rights wherever it comes from. Not only do our ideology and principles support us, but above all our struggle against all those who violate them, in Chile and in the world,… »

28.05.2019

‘It Is Not a Forum for Coup-Mongering,…

‘It Is Not a Forum for Coup-Mongering,…

… Venezuelan Official Says After US Walks Out of Arms Control Conference “We regret that the representative of the United States and its docile allies continue to bring to this forum matters that are outside the mandate.” by Jake Johnson, staff writer for Common Dreams A U.S. official… »

16.05.2019

Venezuelan Communes Protect the State

Venezuelan Communes Protect the State

Direct democracy works like a charm. Check out Venezuela’s Communes… Venezuela’s ubiquitous Communes are proof that direct democracy works. And, interestingly enough, those same Communes are powerful buffers to attempted coups, protecting the sanctity of direct democracy in their country. In all likelihood, John Bolton and Trump and Pence and… »

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