Venezuela

07.02.2019

How Chrystia Freeland Organized Donald Trump’s Coup in Venezuela

How Chrystia Freeland Organized Donald Trump’s Coup in Venezuela

By Eric Zuesse On Monday, February 5th, Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland announced that the 14 countries of the Lima Group — who had actually formed themselves under her direction into this new group on 8 August 2017 in order to overthrow and replace Venezuela’s current President Nicholas Maduro — have… »

06.02.2019

Corporate Titans Target Venezuela

Corporate Titans Target Venezuela

by BRUCE LESNICK Originally published on Counterpunch, 06/02/2019 Ruling elites have united behind the Trump administration in its illegal, unjust and brutal attempt to meddle in the internal affairs of Venezuela. Democrats and Republicans alike have fallen in line, revealing the degree to… »

05.02.2019

The Vultures of Caracas

The Vultures of Caracas

We are frequently told that people in Venezuela have no food, clothing or toilet paper, and that popular discontent with the left wing government is driven by real hunger. There are elements of truth in this story, though the causes of economic dislocation are far more complex than the media… »

04.02.2019

Jeremy Corbyn: “The future of Venezuela is a matter for the Venezuelans”

Jeremy Corbyn: “The future of Venezuela is a matter for the Venezuelans”

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Friday that the intervention in Venezuela and the call for sanctions against the government of Nicolas Maduro are “wrong” and that only Venezuelans have the right to decide their own destiny. “The future of Venezuela is a matter for Venezuelans. The request of the… »

03.02.2019

Governments of Uruguay and Mexico to convene international conference on Venezuela

Governments of Uruguay and Mexico to convene international conference on Venezuela

In communiqués from their respective foreign ministries, Mexico and Uruguay have called for an international conference to create the conditions for dialogue between the different political forces in Venezuela. “The purpose of the conference is to lay the foundations for establishing a new mechanism for dialogue that, with the inclusion… »

02.02.2019

A Nonviolent Strategy to Defeat the US Coup Attempt in Venezuela

A Nonviolent Strategy to Defeat the US Coup Attempt in Venezuela

To the People of Venezuela Yet again, the United States elite has decided to attempt to impose its will on the people of another nation, in this case, and not for the first time either, your country Venezuela. »

02.02.2019

UN rejects self-proclaimed “interim president” Juan Guaidó

UN rejects self-proclaimed “interim president” Juan Guaidó

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has rejected an aid request by Venezuela’s self-proclaimed “interim president” Juan Guaidó, stressing that the body only cooperates with the country’s recognized government led by President Nicolas Maduro.   Stephane Dujarric, a spokesman for Guterres, conveyed the secretary general’s reply to the aid request in a public… »

30.01.2019

Bernie and the Dems Flunk Trump’s Test On Venezuela’s Coup

Bernie and the Dems Flunk Trump’s Test On Venezuela’s Coup

by Shamus Cooke Originally published on Counterpunch, 29/01/2019 When Trump announced his support for the unfolding coup in Venezuela, Bernie Sanders remained silent for 24 hours.  This matters because coups are made or broken in the first moments or hours; a day during a… »

30.01.2019

Sanctions of Mass Destruction: America’s war on Venezuela

Sanctions of Mass Destruction: America’s war on Venezuela

American economic sanctions have been the worst crime against humanity since World War Two. America’s economic sanctions have killed more innocent people than all of the nuclear, biological and chemical weapons ever used in the history of mankind. The fact that for America the issue in Venezuela is oil, not… »

27.01.2019

The Coup in Venezuela Must Be Resisted

The Coup in Venezuela Must Be Resisted

Venezuela has elections. Juan Guaidò has never even been a Presidential candidate. Despite massive CIA opposition funding and interference over years as Big Oil tries to regain control of the World’s largest oil reserves, Nicolas Maduro was democratically re-elected in 2018 as President of Venezuela. The coup now under way… »

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