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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Juan Guaido Stars in Venezuela’s Biggest Corruption Case Ever

16 February 2020 — Telesur

Lawmaker Juan Guaido facing local media, Caracas, Venezuela, Feb. 2020.

Lawmaker Juan Guaido facing local media, Caracas, Venezuela, Feb. 2020. | Photo: Twitter/ @Unionradionet

The U.S.-backed opposition politician is involved in a US$116 billion damage to the Venezuelan people.

Venezuela’s Communication Minister Jorge Rodriguez Saturday presented new evidence on a series of corruption acts in which the U.S.-backed opposition lawmaker Juan Gaido is the main protagonist.

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Mistrial in Trump admin’s biased case against Venezuelan embassy protectors is win for sovereignty

15 February 2020 — Grayzone

Venezuelan embassy protectors mistrial court caseThe Trump administration’s case against Venezuelan embassy protectors was severely biased, but ended up with a hung jury. The mistrial is a victory for sovereignty and democracy, and another failure in the coup attempt.

By Leonardo Flores / CODEPINK

A hung jury in the Donald Trump administration’s case against activists who were arrested protecting Venezuela’s internationally recognized embassy in Washington, DC is being heralded as a major win for sovereignty, amid the US government’s floundering coup attempt against the Chavista government in Caracas.

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US Regime Change in Venezuela: The Documented Evidence

12 February 2020 — Global Research

First published on January 25, 2019:
The Latin American nation of Venezuela faces dangerous destabilization with the United States and its allies having recognized opposition figure Juan Guaido as “president” and declaring actual Venezuelan president – Nicolas Maduro – no longer recognized.

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Venezuela News Links 26 January – 6 February 2020

6 February 2020 — The New Dark Age

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International Peoples’ Assembly Prepares for Week of Action against Imperialism
https://libya360.wordpress.com/2020/02/06/international-peoples-assembly-prepares-for-week-of-action-against-imperialism/

Russia moving towards greater pragmatism in relations with Latin America, says expert
https://tass.com/politics/1117381

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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.