20 points to understand the drama of the right-wing opposition in Venezuela

22 January 2020 — Peoples Dispatch

João Pedro Stedile of the National Board of the Landless Rural Workers’ Movement of Brazil explains the conflicts within the Venezuelan opposition

by Joao Pedro Stedile

One year ago on January 23, 2019, Juan Guaidó had united the Venezuelan right-wing opposition against Maduro. Today Guaidó continues to enjoy support from the United States but not from his fellow opposition legislators.

How Western Left Media Helped Legitimate US Regime Change in Venezuela

22 January 2020 — FAIR

by Lucas Koerner

Jacobin: Venezuela and the Left:

In Jacobin (2/5/19)…

It’s been a year since Juan Guaidó began his US-anointed mandate as “interim president” of Venezuela.

Following the opposition leader’s failure to secure reelection as National Assembly president this month, Washington and its corporate media stenographers have hysterically decried a “coup” (FAIR.org1/10/20) against the coup leader, moving absurdly to recognize a new parallel parliament that he can still be in charge of.

However, the January 23 anniversary of Guaidó’s farcical self-proclamation has a darker legacy largely ignored by the corporate media: the almost unprecedented US decision to recognize a leader with no effective state control has unleashed a level of economic warfare unseen outside of Cuba, Iran or North Korea.

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This might be the final episode of Juan Guaidó’s surreal Venezuela regime-change reality show

8 January 2020 — Grayzone

Juan Guaido National Assembly vote fence

The farcical scene of Juan Guaido attempting to break into Venezuela’s National Assembly as its members voted him out was just the latest chapter in an absurdly bungled coup attempt, and brings Trump’s policy to a dead end.

By Leonardo Flores

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Venezuela News Links 10-11 December 2019

11 December 2019 — The New Dark Age

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Anti-Chavismo in “Civil War” Mode: Outlook for 2020

I Never Saw a World So Fragmented!

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Venezuela: Deconstructing the Largest Social Engineering Experiment on the Planet

15 October 2019 — Internationalist 360°

José Negrón Valera

A famous aphorism, associated with Abraham Lincoln, says the following: “You can fool everyone for a while. You can fool some all the time. But you can’t fool everyone all the time”. But is this really so?

Photographs of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó with members of the macabre paramilitary band Los Rastrojos have been shown. Terrorist Lorent Saleh appears in a video declaring that he is willing to fill the streets of Caracas with blood. Telephone recordings are presented where Lorenzo Mendoza, owner of Venezuela’s largest business conglomerate, talks openly with Ricardo Hausmann, an economist and financial operator, about his plan to indebt the country through a multi-billion dollar loan from the International Monetary Fund.

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Venezuela News Links 8 October 2019

8 October 2019 19:15 — The New Dark Age

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Will Fed Make Trump A New Herbert Hoover?

The Real Venezuela: Dignified, Indivisible and Truthful By Nino Pagliccia

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The Real Venezuela: Dignified, Indivisible and Truthful By Nino Pagliccia

8 October 2019 — OneWorld

All those wondering who is in charge in Venezuela, should stop reading the biased and confusing corporate media and should look at who represents the country at the United Nations. The UN is not a perfect institution but it is one that is clear on the issue of membership despite powerful attempts at obfuscating that clarity.

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Following Grayzone exposé, top Venezuelan coup official Ricardo Hausmann is forced to resign

30 September 2019 — Grayzone

After The Grayzone’s Anya Parampil published an exposé of Guaidó appointee Ricardo Hausmann’s opaque and hypocritical financial practices, he was forced to resign from the Inter-American Development Bank, in the latest blow to the failing US-led coup attempt in Venezuela.

By Max Blumenthal

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Venezuela News Links 27-28 September 2019

28 September 2019 — The New Dark Age

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Perspectives on eco-socialism

Venezuela has become ‘the best evil experiment’ against multilateralism by US – Maduro’s VP

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Venezuela has become ‘the best evil experiment’ against multilateralism by US – Maduro’s VP

28 September 2019 — RT

Venezuela has become ‘the best evil experiment’ against multilateralism by US – Maduro’s VP

Venezuela’s Vice President Delcy Rodriguez at the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in New York City, New York, U.S., September 27, 2019. © REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

The US has slapped over 350 unilateral sanctions on Venezuela, including weaponizing the dollar and turning the country into a testing ground for its ongoing assault on the word order, Venezuela’s VP Delcy Rodriguez told the UN.

Taking the floor at the UN General Assembly on Friday, Rodriguez tore into Washington’s policy of regime change against the government in Caracas, which she said is now being conducted by the means of “economic terrorism.”


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National Unity in Syria and Venezuela by Thierry Meyssan

24 September 2019 — Voltaire Network

As we alone announced at the beginning of the month, a decisive step towards peace was made simultaneously in Syria and Venezuela on September 16th. The two nations no longer force themselves to negotiate with terrorists, but their governments have undertaken to build a new regime in conjunction with their patriotic opposition.

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