Posts Tagged ‘maduro’

Venezuela’s President Maduro: ‘No one dares to ask us to abandon Palestine’

Under the presidencies of Hugo Chavez (1999-2013) and now Nicolas Maduro (2013-present), Venezuela has expressed strong solidarity with the Palestinian cause. It was the first country in Latin America to recognise the State of Palestine on the 1967 nominal borders. In 2009, Venezuela and the Palestinian Authority established diplomatic relations and announced the opening of […]

Maduro to Al Mayadeen: We will not abandon Palestine

December 26, 2021 Net Source: Al Mayadeen [embedded content] By Al Mayadeen Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro says, in an interview for Al Mayadeen, that the Venezuelan people resisted fierce attacks launched by US imperialism and its allies, and discusses relations with some countries, including Iran and Syria. Maduro to Al Mayadeen: We will not abandon […]

The Greeks of Venezuela in the Era of Maduro

The crisis in Venezuela began during the government of Hugo Chávez and has continued with his successor Nicolás Maduro. Credit: Wikimedia/Барвенковский/CC-BY-4.0 Living in Venezuela today is not easy. The country, once the richest in Latin America, but today is undergoing a great crisis, the largest and most devastating on the continent in many years, affecting […]

Venezuela’s Maduro not opposed to U.S. talks, sanctions “must go”

President Nicolas Maduro says he would not oppose “direct dialogue” with the United States, after a round of preliminary meetings in Mexico City with the Venezuelan opposition. However, for the negotiations to reach a potential agreement, Maduro has demanded that sanctions imposed by the U.S. and Europe must be lifted.  The talks are aimed at […]

Is Venezuela’s Maduro regime quietly cheering US ‘civil war’? – analysis

It is in Caracas’s interests to see the US have internal strife. Source

Venezuela’s Maduro: U.S. ‘in Chaos’ over Coronavirus

Venezuelan dictator Nicolás Maduro claimed on Sunday that the U.S. is currently “in chaos” and has “no measures in place” to control its Chinese coronavirus epidemic, after eliminating all coronavirus precautions in his own country for at least a month. Maduro issued his diatribe during a government meeting on health care broadcast by Venezuela’s state-run […]

Maduro: Venezuela Has Right to Buy Weapons from Any Country, Even US

By Staff, Agencies Venezuela can buy weapons from any country that wants to sell them, even the United States, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro told reporters. During a press conference, broadcast on Twitter, Maduro was again asked to comment on the words of Colombian President Ivan Duque, that Venezuela bought missiles from Iran. “Venezuela can buy […]

Third Iranian Tanker Docks at Venezuelan Port, Maduro Promises Fuel Supply

By Staff, Agencies The final tanker in a flotilla of three Iranian fuel tankers docked at eastern Venezuela’s Guaraguao port on Sunday, Refinitiv Eikon data and a person familiar with the matter reported, as Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro promised to normalize fuel supply in the gasoline-starved country. The three tankers, which began arriving last week, […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Reelection of Maduro – Venezuelan Voters Defiant Answer to US Empire

The Venezuelan people reelected Nicolas Maduro for a second presidential term on May 20. A US-backed political tide of reaction had been bucked, which had swept away previously left-leaning Latin American governments – often by extra-parliamentary means – in Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, Honduras, and even Ecuador. The US and the right-wing opposition in Venezuela […]

US supports Venezuela’s democracy by accusing Maduro of drug profiteering ahead of elections

The “second most powerful man in Venezuela,” Diosdado Cabello, immediately brushed aside the accusations and new US sanctions introduced against him for allegedly heading a drug ring. He said such slander would only strengthen the ruling party’s candidate, Maduro, to win Sunday’s elections. “In truth I feel liberated, that imperialism is busy persecuting this humble […]

Jesus Espinoza, ex-Cónsul General to US, Discusses Maduro, Petro, Venezuelan Grit

CARACAS, VENEZUELA — With U.S. sanctions suffocating the South American nation of Venezuela, incumbent President, and U.S. target, Nicolas Maduro is preparing for an election in late May that will likely result in his retaining his office. This is unfortunate for Washington, which has thrown its lot in via millions of dollars lavished on an […]

"The Petro Is Born Today" – Maduro Launches Oil-Backed Crypto "For The Welfare Of Venezuela"

Venezuela first tipped its hand at its intentions over the summer, when it appointed what we believe to be the world’s first “superintendent of cryptocurrency.” The Venezuelan government has been saying for months that the Petro would be available for sale beginning Feb. 20. According to Bloomberg, it’ll be a few weeks – if not […]

Maduro Visits Putin, Proposes Global Oil Trade In Rubles, Yuan

Three weeks after the US imposed financial sanctions on Venezuela in an effort to cripple its economy and choke the Maduro regime, which in turn prompted Caracas to announce it would no longer receive or send payments in dollars, and that those who wished to trade Venezuelan crude would have to do so […]

Trudeau Government Seeking to Oust Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro

Venezuela’s Maduro Says Will Shun U.S. Dollar In Favor Of Yuan

Above Photo: Reuters / Miraflores Palace CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Thursday his cash-strapped country would seek to “free” itself from the U.S. dollar next week, using the weakest of two official foreign exchange regimes and a basket of currencies. Maduro was refering to Venezuela’s “DICOM” official exchange rate in which the […]

Venezuela Will Increase ‘Anti-Imperialist Defense’ Against Threats from the US: Maduro

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro holds the country’s national flag during a rally in Caracas, Venezuela, July 27, 2017. (AP/Ariana Cubillos) On Thursday Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro highlited the necessity of preparing against a possible military action toward Venezuela in order to defend the country’s sovereignty, speaking as Latin American military leaders meet with U.S. Southern Command […]

US imposes sanctions on Maduro after disputed Constituent Assembly elections

nsnbc : The United States imposed sanctions on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro with immediate effect on Monday, July 31. Sanctions were imposed over a […]

Maduro ‘ready for national dialogue’ as vote on Venezuela’s new assembly gripped by violence

Maduro noted during an event on Sunday, aired on Venezuela de Television, that the 545-seat Constituent Assembly, which will have the power to draft a new constitution, has legal powers to “deprive the parliamentary immunity of those who should be deprived of it.” The leftist president said he still “calls for a national dialogue, but […]

Maduro claims election success, threatens protesters with 10-year prison sentences

nsnbc : Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro described Sunday’s elections for a Constituent Assembly tasked with rewriting the 1999 Constitution adopted under the late Hugo […]

7.2 million Venezuelans voted against Maduro’s and PSUV’s plan to change the constitution

nsnbc : 7.2 million Venezuelans, in a non-binding plebiscite organized by the Roundtable of Democratic Unity (MUD) coalition, voted against the Maduro administration’s and […]

Maduro Thugs Storm Venezuela National Assembly, Beat Opposition Lawmakers, Default Risk Jumps

Venezuela celebrated 206 years of independence in a manner uniquely befitting Latin America’s socialist paradise: A gang of armed Maduro supporters broke into the National Assembly and viciously assaulted opposition lawmakers, nearly killing one.     Here’s Reuters: “The melee, which injured seven opposition politicians, was another worrying […]

Venezuela: Maduro Accused of False Flag Over Helicopter Grenade Attack

Andrew AnglinDaily Stormer June 29, 2017 In every country in the world other than Western Europe and its colonies, the idea of a “false flag” is considered whenever anything happens. After Tuesday’s helicopter grenade attack on a government building in Venezuela, people are asking questions. Washington Post: A rogue helicopter that buzzed […]

Venezuela’s Maduro replaces Foreign Minister, Chief of Staff

Ryan Mallett-Outtrim (VA) : Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro reshuffled his cabinet Wednesday, appointing a veteran diplomat to the foreign ministry and a controversial military […]

Maduro promises to hold referendum on new Venezuelan constitution

     Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro promised that the people will have a final say whether to reject or greenlight a new constitution, which a special body called the National Constituent Assembly has been tasked with drafting. “I shall propose it explicitly: the new constitution will go to a consultative referendum, so it is the people […]

Maduro to Trump: ‘Get your dirty hands out of Venezuela’

     The United States should “get out of Venezuela,” the country’s leader, Nicolas Maduro, said after Washington slapped Venezuelan top judiciary officials with sanctions to “support” the Venezuelan people. The new sanctions package, targeting the chief judge and seven other members of Venezuela’s Supreme Court, was imposed by the US Treasury to “advance democratic governance” […]

‘Get your dirty hands out of Venezuela’ – Maduro to Trump

Venezuela furious after US sanctions 8 judges to ‘advance’ democracy The new sanctions package, targeting the chief judge and seven other members of Venezuela’s Supreme Court, was imposed by the US Treasury to “advance democratic governance” in the country.  “Enough meddling … Go home, Donald Trump. Get out of Venezuela,” Maduro said in a speech […]

Colombia’s Santos and Venezuela’s Maduro Slug It Out

nsnbc : Bilateral relations between Colombia and Venezuela deteriorated further on Thursday when Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos repeated that the Bolivarian Revolution in Venezuela […]

Violence erupts in the streets as Venezuelans stage massive anti-Maduro protests

     Violent scenes have erupted during demonstrations against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. Photos and videos shared on social media appear to show show protesters and police clashing on the streets in Caracas, the country’s capital. Huge crowds gathered in cities across the country following weeks of violent demonstrations that have left a total of eight […]

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