Posts Tagged ‘Venezuela’

A New Revolutionary Alternative For The People Of Venezuela

Above photo: Protesting teachers on World Teachers’ Day (October 5) holding placards that read: “‘An uneducated person is an incomplete person,’ Bolivar” and “Low salaries … enough of misery”. For many on the left in Britain and within the heart of the global capitalist system, Venezuela has been an example of staunch opposition to US and […]

UK Court Rules Favorably For Returning Venezuela’s Gold

UK Court Rules Favorably For Returning Venezuela’s Gold Above photo: Protestors demonstrate in February 2019 following a decision by the Bank of England to freeze assets held by Venezuela. Yahoo. London – A tug-of-war over $1 billion worth of Venezuelan gold stored at the Bank of England took a new turn on Monday as the […]

Revolutionary Organization In Venezuela

Revolutionary Organization In Venezuela [embedded content] Venezuelan grassroots organizations continue fighting for the socialist project despite very tough conditions. Here is a look at five examples. Our latest joint production with Tatuy Televisión Comunistaria looks at five examples of revolutionary organization in Venezuela: El Maizal Commune, Pueblo a Pueblo, the Pobladoras Movement, Tinta Violeta and […]

UN Report On Venezuela Omits The Greatest Violation Of Human Rights

By Leonardo Flores, Popular Resistance. October 3, 2020 | Educate! Above photo: Fundalatin President María Eugenia Russián outside of the United Nations. US Aggression. On September 23, María Eugenia Russián, president of Fundalatin, Venezuela’s oldest human rights organization, testified to the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) and decried an attempt by a UNHRC fact-finding mission […]

Unfounded UN Report On Venezuela Used As Regime Change Tool

Above photo: Carlos Garcia Rawlins/Reuters. The United Nations Human Rights Council issued a report* by the Independent Mission to Determine the Facts in Venezuela (Independent Mission), which accuses Venezuela of “cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment committed since 2014.” The veracity, timing, and political intent of this report is best understood in the context of a […]

Venezuela: Democracy Versus Blockade

Venezuela: Democracy Versus Blockade Above photo: Bill Hackwell. On December 6 there will be elections in Venezuela to elect all the deputies to the National Assembly (NA), an event of extraordinary political transcendence. But before going into that subject I will mention the elections that will be held in several Latin American countries in the coming […]

US Sanctions Opposition Parties In Venezuela Ahead Of Elections

Above photo: A man passes a mural of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas, Venezuela, July 22, 2020. Ariana Cubillos | AP. US hoping to force an outcome. Sanctions on Venezuela are nothing new. But Secretary of State Pompeo recently took the unusual step of sanctioning leaders of local opposition parties in an attempt to pressure […]

Maduro Accuses US of Allowing CIA to Carry Out “Terrorist” Actions in Venezuela

By Staff, Agencies Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said that US President Donald Trump’s administration gave its approval to the Central Intelligence Agency [CIA] to carry out recent “covert and terrorist operations” against an array of targets in the country. “They have given the CIA the green light to come with direct agents to covert and […]

Venezuela – A Tribute for Endless Pursuit of Democracy

September 19, 2020 by Peter Koenig for The Saker Blog Venezuela is again the shining light of Democracy – pushing ahead with the 6 December National Assembly (NA) elections – despite the endless challenges of covid – of sanctions, of embargos, of confiscation of foreign assets, and even of a totally illicit blockage of reserve […]

Venezuela: The 2016-2020 National Assembly – Part Of The Plan

Above photo: Noticias al Dia. It’s hard to decide which of all the actions of the Venezuelan opposition representatives was the most shameful.  Was it Ramos Allup giving the legitimate elected President Nicolas Madura a 6-month deadline to leave office while removing the portraits of Simon Bolivar and of Comandante Chavez from the Federal Capitol?  Or […]

Venezuela Foils CIA Terror Plot; Pompeo On Regime Change Tour

By Alan Macleod, Mintpress News. September 19, 2020 | Educate! Above photo: Venezuela’s Attorney General Tarek William Saab holds a photo of bullets he says were seized with other weapons in connection with what the government calls a failed attack over the weekend aimed at overthrowing President Nicolás Maduro, during a press conference in Caracas, Venezuela, […]

Maduro: EU Demand to Delay Election in Venezuela ‘Impossible

Source Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has dismissed as “impossible” the EU’s suggestion to postpone the country’s December 6 election to meet the bloc’s conditions to dispatch an observer mission, blaming the idea on US pressure. “It is impossible because there is a very clear constitutional mandate,” Maduro said Thursday in a nationally televised address. “We […]

US Government Seizes Websites Allegedly Involved In Iran-Venezuela Oil Deal

Above photo: A US Department of Justice press release shows an image of a website it seized. Photo by US Department of Justice. The seizure follows the US interception of fuel tankers from Iran en route to Venezuela this month amid increased US pressure on both countries. The US government announced today that it had seized three […]

Extreme Right In Venezuela Seeks To Sabotage The Election

In a little more than three months, on December 6, parliamentary elections will be held in Venezuela.  The previous elections were on December 6, 2015 and the opposition gained a majority thanks to the abstention of 2 million Chavista voters who decided to stay home and not vote. But the circumstances today are different, and supporters […]

Extreme Right In Venezuela Seeks To Sabotage The Election

In a little more than three months, on December 6, parliamentary elections will be held in Venezuela.  The previous elections were on December 6, 2015 and the opposition gained a majority thanks to the abstention of 2 million Chavista voters who decided to stay home and not vote. But the circumstances today are different, and supporters […]

Extreme Right In Venezuela Seeks To Sabotage The Election

In a little more than three months, on December 6, parliamentary elections will be held in Venezuela.  The previous elections were on December 6, 2015 and the opposition gained a majority thanks to the abstention of 2 million Chavista voters who decided to stay home and not vote. But the circumstances today are different, and supporters […]

Extreme Right In Venezuela Seeks To Sabotage The Election

In a little more than three months, on December 6, parliamentary elections will be held in Venezuela.  The previous elections were on December 6, 2015 and the opposition gained a majority thanks to the abstention of 2 million Chavista voters who decided to stay home and not vote. But the circumstances today are different, and supporters […]

Extreme Right In Venezuela Seeks To Sabotage The Election

In a little more than three months, on December 6, parliamentary elections will be held in Venezuela.  The previous elections were on December 6, 2015 and the opposition gained a majority thanks to the abstention of 2 million Chavista voters who decided to stay home and not vote. But the circumstances today are different, and supporters […]

Extreme Right In Venezuela Seeks To Sabotage The Election

In a little more than three months, on December 6, parliamentary elections will be held in Venezuela.  The previous elections were on December 6, 2015 and the opposition gained a majority thanks to the abstention of 2 million Chavista voters who decided to stay home and not vote. But the circumstances today are different, and supporters […]

Venezuela: Aggression In October?

Venezuela: Aggression In October? Above photo: A member of the Militia of the National Bolivarian Armed Forces teaches a woman how to use a rifle during a military exercise in Caracas, Venezuela, August 26, 2017. Reuters/Andres Martinez Casares. A US-sponsored military aggression against Venezuela could take place before the November 3 elections in that country. On August […]

UN Ambassador Moncada: US Keeps Plotting To Invade Venezuela

The Venezuelan ambassador to the United Nations, Samuel Moncada, reiterated his denunciation of the United States’ orchestrating an invasion in Venezuela to destroy the military and political forces of the Bolivarian Revolution. On his Twitter account, the Ambassador indicated that the White House’s war propaganda against Venezuela seeks to assassinate the President of the Republic, […]

SouthCom Feels Threatened By Russia’s ‘Fundamental’ Support Of Venezuela

SouthCom Feels Threatened By Russia’s ‘Fundamental’ Support Of Venezuela Above photo: Admiral Craig Faller and President Nicolas Maduro. The head of the Southern Command of the United States Armed Forces, Craig Faller, declared that Russia and Cuba represent threats to them due to the “fundamental” support they give to Venezuela, a country on which the Donald […]

US Seizes Iranian Oil From Four Tankers En Route To Venezuela

Above photo: May 25, 2020 file photo, the Iranian oil tanker Fortune is anchored at the dock of El Palito refinery near Puerto Cabello, Venezuela. AP Photo/Juan Carlos Hernandez. NOTE: This action is a typical tactic used by the United States against its targets of regime change. The US is targeting both Iran and Venezuela. The tactic […]

The AFL-CIO Aided US Interference in Venezuela

Above photo: Tallahassee SDS protests US intervention in Venezuela. Fight Back! News. For two decades, the U.S. has deployed various strategies to overthrow revolutionary governments in Venezuela. The independent outlet Jabobin published an investigation into the involvement of social organizations in the U.S. agenda to destabilize the Bolivarian Revolution. Bellow is the text written by Tim Gill: […]

New Alternative Left Alliance Forms In Venezuela

Above photo: The Communist Party of Venezuela and Homeland for All Party are leading a new alliance without the government for the upcoming parliamentary elections. Tal Cual. The Popular Revolutionary Alternative (APR) looks to include grassroots movements but not the ruling PSUV. Merida – Two major Venezuelan left-wing parties have announced that they will not be backing […]

How The US Failed At Its Foreign Policy Toward Venezuela

By Vijay Prashad and Érika Ortega Sanoja, Popular Resistance. August 9, 2020 Above photo: By David Andersson. 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 controversial—career in the formation of U.S. foreign policy, […]

Venezuela And Trump’s Irrational Electoral Policy

Above photo: Protest against U.S. intervention on Venezuela, in front of the White House, Washington DC. Credit: https://elvertbarnes.com/16March2019. Caracas, Venezuela – Elections always have an interesting effect on public policy, in particular if the person in charge of designing and implementing a certain policy is up for reelection. In politics, it is logical that an incumbent candidate […]

Venezuela And Trump’s Irrational Electoral Policy

Above photo: Protest against U.S. intervention on Venezuela, in front of the White House, Washington DC. Credit: https://elvertbarnes.com/16March2019. Caracas, Venezuela – Elections always have an interesting effect on public policy, in particular if the person in charge of designing and implementing a certain policy is up for reelection. In politics, it is logical that an incumbent candidate […]

Slave Turned King: The Rule of Miguel De Buria of Venezuela

In Venezuela’s early history, between 1552 to 1555, lies the first and most famous historical account of a slave revolt in the new world. This rebellion was led by Miguel de Buria, who not only won his freedom through conflict but won the hearts and minds of all who were shackled henceforth. However, much of […]

Venezuela Moves Toward Elections: US Seeks To Undermine Them

Venezuela Moves Toward Elections: US Seeks To Undermine Them NOTE: Venezuela will be holding its legislative elections on December 6, 2020. The US government and their puppet, Juan Guaido, are doing all they can to undermine the election. The opposition parties are getting on board and agreeing to participate, but there is constant pressure by […]

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