John Bolton openly admits he wants Maduro out, U.S. oil companies in
- Tyler Durden
Embattled Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro might be forgiven for thinking there's a foreign-backed conspiracy against him in repeatedly accusing the US of engineering a "coup" and waging "economic war" against his regime, ...
How Canadian Global Affairs minister Chrystia Freeland organized Donald Trump’s coup in Venezuela
- Eric Zuesse
On Monday, February 5th, Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland announced that the 14 countries of the Lima Group — who had actually formed themselves under her direction into this new group on 8 August 2017 in order to overthrow ...
The New Cold War and Venezuela
- Boaventura de Sousa Santos
The current situation in Venezuela is a tragedy in the making, and it will very likely cause the death of many innocent people.
Venezuela is on the verge of foreign military intervention, and the ensuing bloodbath may take on dramatic proportions. ...
What’s at stake in Venezuela?
On sovereignty and Latin America
- Greg Grandin
1. The concept of sovereignty may refer to the political control that a leader exercises over a society and territory, or the psychic control that an individual exercises over herself.
2. Sovereignty has a long history in political thought, not ...
The making of Juan Guaidó: How the US regime change laboratory created Venezuela’s coup leader
- Max Blumenthal - Dan Cohen دان كوهين דן כהן
Juan Guaidó is the product of a decade-long project overseen by Washington’s elite regime change trainers. While posing as a champion of democracy, he has spent years at the forefront of a violent campaign of destabilization.
Chavism remains whole, mobilized, with the will to dialogue and fight
USA command the coup, but fail to incarnate it in Venezuela
- Marco Teruggi
Caracas, Feb. 3 — Two conclusions emerge from the Venezuelan conflict almost two weeks after Juan Guaidó’s self-proclamation as president. The first is that the leadership of this attempt to set up a parallel government resides ...
Report about the situation in Venezuela and solidarity actions
- Asamblea Internacional de los Pueblos International Peoples’ Assembly
Communique 01-2019 from the International Operational Secretariat of the International Peoples’ Assembly
São Paulo, Brazil, January 31, 2019
We are writing to you to share with you some aspects on the current situation in Venezuela. ...
Coup in Venezuela: What Next?
- Marco Teruggi
Marco Teruggi, a Caracas‐based political commentator, examines the situation of the Bolivarian Government in the international chessboard.
The dice have been thrown and the game is on in Venezuela. This week has seen the country enter into ...
"Now, Bets are on Brazil": German govt.
BERLIN/BRASÍLIA (Own report) - The German Ministry for Economic Affairs is calling for an expansion of business with Brazil since the inauguration of its rightwing extremist President Jair Messias Bolsonaro. Bolsonaro's ...
A tense calm in Caracas
The neighborhoods aren’t burning and there do not exist two governments
- Marco Teruggi
The weekend resembled a rearrangement of positions. The Venezuelan opposition set in motion its plan to move closer to the Bolivarian National Armed Force and Maduro's government refused to call for elections.
Opposition supporters left copies ...