Iran surges in Venezuela in defiance of US sanctions

25 May 2020 — Indian Punchline

By M.K. Bhadrakumar

Iranian oil tanker Clavel crossing the Gibraltar stretch heading for Venezuela, May 20, 2020

Escorted by the Venezuelan navy and air force, an Iranian oil tanker named Fortune has entered that country’s waters on Sunday, amidst intense speculation whether the US would interfere with the delivery. The US has imposed oil sanctions against Venezuela and Iran and had said it is monitoring the Iranian tanker.

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The Persian Rug Weaver Strikes in the US’s ‘Backyard’ Through Venezuela

26 May 2020 — Internationalist 360°

Elijah J. Magnier

https://i0.wp.com/ejmagnier.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/EYvaYQmWsAArYTK.jpeg?w=684&ssl=1Iranian tankers were 2200 km from the US coast when the Iranian-flagged “Fortune”, followed by “Forest”, entered Venezuelan waters, challenging the US embargo and the US’s threats. The Islamic Republic was broadcasting loud and clear a strong message.

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Genocide and Military Occupation: The Five Most Important Keys to the Guaidó-Silvercorp Contract

10 May 2020 — Internationalist 360°

Misión Verdad

Constitutional President Nicolas Maduro shows the passports of the two U.S. Silvercorp mercenaries captured in Venezuela after the failed raid on Macuto. Photo: AFP

Finally, the complete content of the contract signed by Juan Guaidó, Sergio Vergara and J.J. Rendón with the American mercenary firm Silvercorp, led by former military officer Jordan Goudreau, has been released.

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Guaidó’s mercenary hit contract on Venezuela’s Maduro mirrors official US bounty, authorizes death squad killings

13 May 2020 — Grayzone

The leaked contract between Juan Guaidó and the Silvercorp USA mercenary firm closely resembles a DEA bounty placed on the head of President Nicolas Maduro and members of his inner circle this March. The deal tacitly authorizes the elimination of working class Venezuelans in proposed death squad activities.

By Alan MacLeod

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Venezuela News Links 6-9 May 2020

9 May 2020 — The New Dark Age

The CIA’s Jack Ryan Series Is ‘Regime-Change’ Propaganda Aimed At Venezuela (Video & Text)
https://www.greanvillepost.com/2020/05/08/the-cias-jack-ryan-series-is-regime-change-propaganda-aimed-at-venezuela-video-text/

Victory in Europe Day: These American Corporations Aided Nazi Germany
https://www.mintpressnews.com/victory-in-europe-day-these-american-corporations-aided-nazi-germany/267345/

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Silvercorp co-founder speaks with The Grayzone: What did State Department know about failed Venezuela invasion?

7 May 2020 — Grayzone

The Grayzone speaks to Drew White – a close friend and business partner of Silvercorp mercenary firm founder and failed Venezuela coup leader Jordan Goudreau – about the botched invasion and potential involvement of the Trump administration.

By Anya Parampil

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Second Mercenary Incursion Against Venezuela in 48 Hours Fails in Chuao

5 May 2020 — Internationalist 360°

Misión Verdad

Mercenaries captured in Chuao, on the coast of Aragua state. Photo: Twitter

On the morning of May 4, in the coastal town of Chuao (Aragua state), a group of eight mercenaries aboard a boat were captured in a joint operation between local fishermen, the regional police and the Bolivarian National Armed Forces (FANB).

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Operation GEDEON: New Details Emerge Linking U.S. to Latest Coup Attempt in Venezuela

5 May 2020 — Covert Action Magazine

 by Alan Macleod

Security forces patrol near the shore in the port city of La Guaira, Venezuela, Sunday, May 3, 2020. Interior Minister Nestor Reverol said on state television—watch speech below by clicking on the following Twitter image—that security forces overcame an armed maritime incursion with speedboats from neighboring Colombia in which several attackers were killed and others detained. [Source: AP Photo/Matias Delacroix]

There is strong evidence to suggest that both Juan Guaidó and the U.S. government were intimately involved in a botched weekend insurrection.

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Expert: US sanctions on Iran, Venezuela during pandemic could be genocidal

23 March 2020 — Grayzone

Intensified US sanctions on Iran, Venezuela during the COVID-19 pandemic could amount to genocide, a former UN expert warns.

Iran has been ravaged by the COVID-19 pandemic, and new US sanctions are making it worse. Alfred de Zayas, a former UN Special Rapporteur, says that intensified US sanctions against Iran and Venezuela during the crisis are “insane”, and possibly genocidal.

Guest: Alfred de Zayas, former UN Special Rapporteur and law professor at the Geneva School of Diplomacy.
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Quarantine (X): The Day After the Pandemic

22 March 2020 — Internationalist 360°

Reinaldo Iturriza López

https://elotrosaberypoder.files.wordpress.com/2020/03/jornadacomunamst-12.jpg?w=1024Photo: Giuliano Salvatore

Thinking about the world we live in

In our homes, as most Venezuelans are, and as it should be, occupied with the care of our sons, daughters and relatives, the occasion is propitious to think about the world in which we live, instead of becoming absorbed in fear.

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Venezuela News Links 6-18 February 2020

18 February 2020 — The New Dark Age

There may be some duplication due to cross-posting and may be updated throughout the day, so please check back

Bolivia’s Coup In Practice

Canada out of the Lima Group, Core Group and OAS
https://dissidentvoice.org/2020/02/canada-out-of-the-lima-group-core-group-and-oas/

Categorically Debunking The Claim That China Is Imperialist
https://seeyouin2020.blogspot.com/2020/02/catagorically-debunking-claim-that.html

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