Posts Tagged ‘Venezuela’

Venezuela’s opposition leader Guaido losing popular support

Jesus Silva Press TV, Caracas The popularity of Venezuelan opposition figure, Juan Guaido, appears to be dropping. A number of factors have been cited for the decline of the man who once appeared on the stage with plenty of promise. Some say Guaido’s dependence on the United States government has undermined his support back […]

Liberals Use ‘Human Rights’ to Push Coup in Venezuela

The modern way to overthrow a government the capitalist world doesn’t like is by claiming to do it in the name of supporting ‘human rights’. This requires that the target be portrayed as a rights violator. As part of their effort to overthrow Nicolas Maduro’s government, Ottawa has funded and promoted a slew of groups […]

The Glaring Holes in Michelle Bachelet’s Venezuela Human Rights Report

UN High Commissioner on Human Rights Michelle Bachelet’s report on Venezuela echoes the US government’s talking points, which are designed to terminate the two-decade-old Bolivarian Revolution in Venezuela. The report fails to acknowledge Venezuela’s manifest accomplishments or even recognize victims of US-backed right-wing violence in Venezuela. The US economic war against Venezuela, US threats of a […]

Venezuela is a commie hell hole

Late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez (R) shakes hands with then Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin in front of a painting of communist revolutionary and freemason Simon Bolivar, during his visit to Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas on April 2, 2010. AFP PHOTO/Juan BARRETO (Photo credit should read JUAN BARRETO/AFP/Getty Images) By Timothy Fitzpatrick July 11, […]

Statement On Human Rights In Venezuela

Statement On Human Rights In Venezuela Above Photo: Comisión Interamericana/Flickr UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet’s July 5 report on Venezuela echoes the US government’s talking points, which are designed to terminate Venezuela’s two-decade-old Bolivarian Revolution, without acknowledging Venezuela’s manifest accomplishments or even recognizing victims of US-backed rightwing violence in Venezuela. A more factual report […]

Mass Exodus From Venezuela: Anther Big Regime Change Lie

Mass Exodus From Venezuela: Anther Big Regime Change Lie Above Photo: From Redangostura.org.ve It is not true that more than 3 million people have emigrated from Venezuela during 2018. Donald Trump, as well as all the White House spokesmen, have said tirelessly that Venezuela is going through a deep humanitarian crisis that has forced “millions of […]

‘Weaponizing Human Rights’: UN Chief Bachelet’s Venezuela Report Follows US Regime Change Script

‘Weaponizing Human Rights’: UN Chief Bachelet’s Venezuela Report Follows US Regime Change Script Above Photo: From Thegrayzone.com Former UN special rapporteur Alfred de Zayas slams UN High Commissioner Bachelet’s report on Venezuela as a politicized collection of baseless accusations by “advocates of regime change” When United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet traveled […]

Urgent: Food Sovereignty Delegation To Venezuela – Witness Effects Of Sanctions And Responses On The Ground

Urgent: Food Sovereignty Delegation To Venezuela – Witness Effects Of Sanctions And Responses On The Ground Above Photo: From Revolucionalimentaria.org What’s going on right now in Venezuela? Come see for yourself how Venezuelans are coping with US economic sanctions designed to cause a social implosion. Sensationalized reports of Venezuelans eating zoo animals and rotten garbage […]

Russia’s Presence In Venezuela Helped Scale Down US Aggression

“I would say that Russia is playing a role of a geopolitical mediator in Latin America. We think that we can find a balanced framework for the relationships in the region, with Russia and China. I think the most important example at the moment is the Russian-Venezuelan relationship. Russia’s very presence in Venezuela helped diminish […]

Saudi oil output failed to offset Iran, Venezuela losses in June: Report

A new report has shown that Saudi Arabia’s increased supply to the international oil market has failed to compensate for losses caused by US sanctions on crude export like Iran and Venezuela. Results of a survey by Reuters news agency published Friday showed that a rise in Saudi supply in June came as output […]

Venezuela gov’t rejects U.N report on human rights

Jesus Silva Press TV, Caracas Venezuela has rejected a report by the United Nations’ human rights office that accused Caracas of human rights violations. Senior Venezuelan officials say the report offers no evidence to back the accusation, though the opposition does not agree. From Caracas, Press TV’s correspondent Jesus Silva brings us the details. […]

Venezuela Building Socialism In The Midst Of A War: Report from The Left Forum

Venezuela Building Socialism In The Midst Of A War: Report from The Left Forum “Venezuela,” Daniela Rodríguez explained, “is building socialism in the midst of a war.”  According to Rodríguez, “the U.S. is using new tools of warfare trying to subjugate, dominate, and push back socialism not only in Venezuela but in any part of […]

President Maduro Orders The Bank Of Venezuela To Accept Petro Crypto

Authored by Adrian Zmudzinksi via CoinTelegraph.com, Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro ordered the country’s leading bank, Banco de Venezuela, to accept the nation’s cryptocurrency, the Petro at all of its branches, the country’s Finance Ministry tweeted on July 4. image courtesy of CoinTelegraph According to the tweet, Maduro gave “the express order to open Petro desks in all the branches of the Bank […]

Reading Reuters between the Lines: Why the US Puppet President of Venezuela Is Toast

Even the corporate media are losing enthusiasm for the US government’s ploy to replace the democratically elected President Nicolás Maduro of Venezuela with the US-anointed security asset Juan Guaido.  Reuters reports in a July 1 article, “Disappointed Venezuelans lose patience with Guaido as Maduro hangs on,” that the US-backed “military uprising” has “unraveled.” A critical […]

Trump Does Not Want To Get Too Involved With Venezuela

In a tacit reference to an eventual U.S. military action against Venezuela, President Donald Trump said Saturday that he does not want to get too involved in the Latin American country, although he also held that his tactics could “change at any time.” In a press conference held at the G20 Summit in Osaka, Japan, Trump confessed that he had spoken about Venezuela “with […]

Venezuela thwarts another coup attempt: official

2019-06-27 The Venezuelan authorities have thwarted another attempt to stage a coup, Minister of Communications and Information Jorge Rodriguez said on Wednesday. “We have video recordings that serve as evidence that weapons and money were transferred [for the aim of staging a coup],” Rodriguez told a press conference broadcast by the Telesur TV channel. On […]

Venezuela Unveils New Coup Plot Against President Maduro

Venezuela Unveils New Coup Plot Against President Maduro Above Photo: From Orinocotribune.com The Vice President of Communication, Tourism and Culture, Jorge Rodríguez, presented on Wednesday evidence of a plan that involves the Venezuelan and international right in a new coup d’etat attempt against the constitutional president of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro. This […]

US Special Envoy Abrams Welcomes Venezuela’s Former Intelligence Chief to the US, Reaffirms Trump’s Commitment to Ousting Maduro

United States Special Envoy to Venezuela Elliott Abrams has publicly welcomed Venezuela’s ex-intelligence chief to the country after he deserted and joined efforts to oust President Nicolas Maduro. Manuel Cristopher Figuera, who served as chief of the Bolivarian Intelligence Services (SEBIN) from October 2018 to April 2019, arrived to the US on Monday. He has […]

Dead On Arrival: A Brief Post-Mortem On The US’ Regime-Change Operation In Venezuela

We understand that there are ultimately only three ways to attack a target state until it collapses: Supporting an internal coup/revolution or terrorism; Economic embargo perhaps leading to or justified by 1, and; Military invasion justified by the government’s reaction to 1 […]

Putin: Trump Can’t «Steamroll» Russia into Accepting US Stance on Iran & Venezuela

By Staff, Agencies Russian President Vladimir Putin has denied that Donald Trump can secure concessions on key issues by dangling the prospect of a new one-to-one meeting, but reiterated that Moscow is ready for fresh talks. The US president has repeatedly insisted that he will speak face-to-face with Putin at the G20 summit in Osaka […]

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