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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…

How the U.S. Failed at Its Foreign Policy Toward Venezuela

By Vijay Prashad and Érika Ortega Sanoja On August 4, 2020, the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a hearing on Venezuela. Appearing before the committee was U.S. State Department Special Representative Elliott Abrams. Abrams, who has had a long—and…

Long Overdue for Latin America: A New “Good Neighbor Policy”

By Medea Benjamin and Steve Ellner U.S. policy towards Venezuela has been a fiasco. Try as it might, the Trump regime-change team has been unable to depose President Maduro and finds itself stuck with a self-proclaimed president, Juan Guaidó, who…

VenezolanosConBiden and MAGAzuela: Two sides of the same coin

By Leonardo Flores The Biden campaign held an online event on Wednesday, July 8 pitched as the former Vice President’s “vision for Venezuela and Venezuelans in the U.S.” Spoiler alert: his vision for Venezuela barely differs from President Trump. This…

Bolton Weaves a Tall Tale in his Venezuela Chapter

By Leonardo Flores From the first paragraph of “Venezuela Libre”, the ninth chapter of John Bolton’s upcoming book, The Room Where It Happened, it is obvious that the tale Bolton spins is full of fabrications, half-truths, propaganda and the occasional…

Why Iran’s Fuel Tankers for Venezuela Are Sending Shudders Through Washington

By Vijay Prashad The first oil tanker that came from Iran’s Bandar Abbas port into the Caribbean is called Fortune. The tanker entered Venezuelan waters on May 24 and was then escorted by the Venezuelan Navy and Air Force to…

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