Venezuela vs US

Venezuela dialogue offers way out of crisis

There are high hopes surrounding the upcoming round of negotiations between the Venezuelan government and the extreme right-wing of the opposition. The sides are set to meet on September 3 in Mexico after having signed a memorandum of understanding in…

How a U.S. Congressman Took on the U.S. Blockade Against Venezuela

By Celina della Croce On a cold winter day in February 2019, activists gathered in downtown Northampton, Massachusetts, to denounce the attempted U.S.-backed coup in Venezuela. More than two years later, in the wake of ongoing rallies and discussions with…

US Compels Small African Country to Imprison Venezuelan Diplomat – International Human Rights Delegation Files Habeas Corpus to Free Alex Saab

The Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab, imprisoned for trying to buy humanitarian supplies from Iran in legal international trade but in violation of illegal US sanctions, is facing extradition to the US. That is like getting stabbed in the back and…

US Trying to Extradite Venezuelan Diplomat for the ‘Crime’ of Securing Food for the Hungry: The Case of Alex Saab v. The Empire

The case of Alex Saab raises dangerous precedents in terms of extraterritorial judicial abuse, violation of diplomatic status, and even the use of torture to extract false confessions. This is according to Montréal-based international human rights lawyer John Philpot. He…

Government Report Documents US Responsibility for Venezuela’s Humanitarian Dilemma

Venezuela was once one of the most prosperous countries in Latin America. The popular classes enjoyed major advances from the Bolivarian Revolution initiated by Hugo Chávez. Today Venezuela is experiencing an unprecedented economic crisis with severe humanitarian consequences. By Roger…

International Day of Action in Solidarity with Venezuela

Zoom Webinar on the Occasion of International Day of Action in Solidarity with Venezuela April 18, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Bilingual (English and Sanish) CLICK HERE TO REGISTER In 2015, the World Peace Council…

The Capitol Raid and Pandemic can Help Us Empathize with Venezuelans

The January 6th raid on the Capitol and the pandemic that has upended the lives of every American seemingly have nothing to do with Venezuela. But the effects they had on U.S. political and economic stability offer a glimpse into…

How a Lawbreaking International Coalition Failed to Overthrow Venezuela’s Government

By Vijay Prashad and Carlos Ron On January 5, 2021, the newly elected National Assembly took its seats in Venezuela’s capital. That day the Lima Group released a statement most of its members signed saying that they did not recognize…

Low Turnout, but Free, Elections in Venezuela Are a Blow to Regime Change

By Leonardo Flores Venezuela held legislative elections on December 6 and, as has become the norm, the U.S. and sectors of the opposition that boycotted the election are claiming fraud without presenting evidence. The coalition of parties supporting President Maduro…

The Stage Is Set for a Venezuela October Surprise

By Leonardo Flores The hybrid war against Venezuela is intensifying as the U.S. presidential campaign is heating up. The Trump administration and its Venezuelan and international allies have set the stage for an October surprise, a possible attack by the…

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