Posts Tagged ‘Venezuela’

Venezuela, Iran: Trump and the deep state, by Thierry Meyssan

The new deal of the White House and the Pentagon The parliamentary elections of 6 November 2018 deprived President Trump of his majority in the House of Representatives. The Democratic Party assumed that this would lead inevitably to his destitution. Of course, he had done nothing to deserve it, but a flood of hysteria swamped […]

Venezuela: Amnesty International in Service of Empire

Uncle Sam has a problem in his South American “backyard” with those uppity Venezuelans who insisted on democratically electing Nicolás Maduro as their president instead of by-passing the electoral process and installing the unelected US asset Juan Guaidó. No matter, Amnesty International has come to the rescue with a full-throated defense of US imperialism: Faced […]

Venezuela in “Misery” – Lies and Deceit by the Media Open Letter to the New York Times

May 19, 2019 Note by The Saker: I normally don’t post open letters, but in this case I made an exception since this latter is also an analysis and because of the importance of this issue. by Peter Koenig for The Saker Blog To the Editor in CHIEF NYT – 18 May 2019 Venezuela’s Collapse […]

Eyewitness In Venezuela: A 14-year Perspective

Eyewitness In Venezuela: A 14-year Perspective Above Photo:  By Nathaniel St. Clair I was in Venezuela from April 26 to May 5, 2019. It was the fifth time I have been there in a span of 14 years, so I was able to put things I saw on this trip in that context. My first visit […]

Selected Articles: US War Agenda: Venezuela before Iran?

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Russia Announces Delivery Of More Supplies To Venezuela’s Military

Even after repeat threats issued to Moscow from President Trump himself — including recently saying bluntly “Russia has to get out” — the Russian military now appears so unconcerned by such warnings that it’s simply announcing its Maduro support actions ahead of time via state media.  Russian news agency TASS said Friday, citing a military-diplomatic source, that Russia plans to supply Venezuela’s […]

Social Movements of Venezuela in Solidarity With the Embassy Protection Collective in Washington

Social Movements of Venezuela in Solidarity With the Embassy Protection Collective in Washington A significant number of social movements and groups in Venezuela issued a statement on Wednesday in support of the protection collective at the Embassy of Venezuela in Washington, consisting of a group of people who defend the building before Carlos Vecchio’s intentions […]

Venezuela Denounces US Seizure of Embassy as Violation of Vienna Convention

By Jessica Corbett (CD) — Venezuelan Deputy Foreign Minister Carlos Ron on Thursday urged the Trump administration not to hand over the country’s embassy in Washington, D.C. to leaders of an attempted coup after U.S. law enforcement forcibly removed peace activists who have lived there for since last month as guests of President Nicolás Maduro’s government. “We denounce these […]

Trump – from China to Iran to Venezuela – Threats and Sanctions Everywhere – A Chronicle of Disorganized Chaos Foretold

As of May 10, Mr. Trump has arbitrarily increased tariffs on Chinese goods imported into the US, worth about 200 billion dollars, from 10 % to 25%. It is an action without any foundation. An action that makes no sense at all, as China can and will retaliate – and retaliate much stronger than what […]

US-backed opposition leader Machado admits Venezuela ‘is not a dictatorship’ and only foreign intervention can topple Maduro

   Opposition leader María Corina Machado, a key figure in the US coup plot, admitted that Venezuela “is not a dictatorship” and only international “humanitarian intervention” can topple Maduro. A major right-wing opposition leader in Venezuela has acknowledged that her country “is not a dictatorship,” calling it a “huge error” to claim otherwise. She also […]

Who’s Behind the Pro-Guaidó Crowd Besieging Venezuela’s D.C. Embassy?

After a rough and revealing start, the reins of the campaign to seize Venezuela’s embassy in Washington are being taken over by a group of well-connected marketing and online strategists. In this article, we will examine the backgrounds of these individuals, the platforms they use to disseminate their message, and the tactics they have employed […]

Desperate Guaido begs EU to impose more sanctions on Venezuela

   The self-proclaimed president of Venezuela is trying to recover from his embarrassing coup by punishing the people of the Bolivarian Republic with new sanctions. Juan Guaido called on the European Union via Twitter Sunday to impose new sanctions against Venezuela in order to weaken the country after his failed coup. “We ask our allies […]

Venezuela isn’t Syria… but America’s war tactics are the same — In Gaza

May 14, 2019, RT.com -by Eva Bartlett Since Juan Guaido declared himself Venezuela’s interim president, rhetoric emanating from Washington has grown increasingly familiar. It echoes the bombastic & hollow humanitarian-crisis type of war propaganda which has been used repeatedly in resource-rich nations, from Afghanistan to Iraq to Libya to Syria. And now we’re seeing it […] […]

US Media Coverage of Venezuela Reaches All-Time Low

As famed Latin American author Eduardo Galeano once wrote, “every time the US ‘saves’ a country, it converts it into either an insane asylum or a cemetery.” Of course, as we look over the wreckage left by the US in countries such as Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya, Somalia, Syria, El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, we see […]

Venezuela isn’t Syria… but America’s war tactics are the same

It echoes the bombastic & hollow humanitarian-crisis type of war propaganda which has been used repeatedly in resource-rich nations, from Afghanistan to Iraq to Libya to Syria. And now we’re seeing it in Venezuela. The regime-change recipe is straightforward: demonize the leadership and those who defend the country; support an opposition that is inevitably violent […]

#Bolton #Trump #RegimeChange Has Trump had enough of John Bolton’s push for war in Venezuela? The Duran Published on May 10, 2019

Blog of Staś Staś Source Article from https://stanstasblog.wordpress.com/2019/05/15/bolton-trump-regimechange-has-trump-had-enough-of-john-boltons-push-for-war-in-venezuela-the-duran-published-on-may-10-2019/ Related Posts Venezuela, Iran: Trump and the deep state, by Thierry Meyssan The new deal of the White House and the Pentagon The parliamentary elections of 6 Venezuela: Amnesty International in Service of Empire Uncle Sam has a problem in his South American “backyard” with those uppity […]

US And Russia To Discuss Fate Of Venezuela Amid Reports Putin Will Not Prop Up Maduro

During the failed April 30 uprising in which Juan Guaido, the opposition leader widely seen as the country’s legitimate ruler, failed to dislodge Mr Maduro, the Venezuelan socialist telephoned Moscow to ask to fly there, sources told The Telegraph. Russia has reportedly drawn up a legal document detailing why Mr Maduro cannot be exiled there. […]

Venezuela’s Crisis: A View From The Communes

Venezuela’s Crisis: A View From The Communes Above Photo: Altos de Lidice, Caracas (Joe Montero) Federico Fuentes explores grassroots communal organisation, and the tension between popular power and sectors of the government. Within hours of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó calling for street mobilisations to back his attempted military coup against President Nicolás Maduro on April […]

Venezuela: Russia Urges US To Abandon ‘Irresponsible’ Plan To Topple Maduro

Above Photo: The Russian foreign minister, Sergei Lavrov, right, and Venezuela’s foreign minister, Jorge Arreaza, give a press conference in Moscow on Sunday. Photograph: Kirill Kudryavtsev/AFP/Getty Images Secretary of state meanwhile slammed Russian meddling in the country: ‘We don’t want anyone messing around with Venezuela’ Washington and Moscow traded barbs over Venezuela last Sunday, with Russia’s […]

Massive Intelligence Failure in Venezuela Requires Presidential Reform

    Robert Steele with Javad Heirannia: Counterintelligence Failure by CIA and NSA in Venezuela – An Opportunity for President Donald Trump to Reform US Intelligence Robert David Steele Public Intelligence Blog Link to Original and Full Text of Article Below the Fold — Includes Bill Binney Counterintelligence Failure by CIA and NSA in Venezuela […]

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