Venezuela Newslinks 26-27 January 2019

27 January 2019  21.46 — The New Dark Age

Permanent Representative of Russia to the UNSC on the topic of the situation in Venezuela (MUST SEE!)

Of biggest danger in situation around Venezuela is US’ interference — Kremlin spokesman

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The Dirty Hand of the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) in Venezuela By Eva Golinger

26 January 2019 — Greanville Post

(aquí en español)

Venezuela protesters in Tachira commune. The opposition has been organised and sustained from the beginning by the usual combination of US aid, fabricated social problems, and upper class layers, happy to collaborate with Washington to overthrow their hated class enemy.

Anti-government protests in Venezuela that seek regime change have been led by several individuals and organizations with close ties to the US government. Leopoldo Lopez and Maria Corina Machado- two of the public leaders behind the violent protests that started in February – have long histories as collaborators, grantees and agents of Washington. The National Endowment for Democracy “NED” and the US Agency for International Development (USAID) have channeled multi-million dollar funding to Lopez’s political parties Primero Justicia and Voluntad Popular, and Machado’s NGO Sumate and her electoral campaigns.

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Venezuela – Trump’s Coup Plan Has Big Flaws

27 January 2019 — Moon of Alabama

The U.S. led coup attempt against the government of Venezuela under President Maduro is based on a plan that is similar to this one (vid).

While U.S. coup plotting against Venezuela goes back to at least 1998 when the deceased President Chavez won his first election, the actual planning for this coup attempt was only done during the last two month. There are many holes in the plan and it involves a lot of wishful thinking. That might give the Maduro government openings to deflect the attack.

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