22 March2019 — Internationalist 360°
The government dismantled a terrorist cell that planned selective assassinations, the Minister of People’s Power for the Interior, Justice and Peace, Néstor Reverol, reported.
21 March 2019 — New Eastern Outlook
The US withdrawal of all remaining diplomatic personnel from its embassy in Caracas means the real geostrategy show is about to start. For months now US policymakers have been on the rhetorical, economic, subversive interference offensive against the government of President Nicolas Maduro. But the reasons for the Trump administration’s aggressive stance against Venezuela are never cited. Here is a primer for the coming proxy war in Venezuela.
1 March 2019 — Global Research
Updated on March 1, 2019
In a herculean effort to prevent war, and protect the integrity of his country, Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza held a breathtaking schedule of events at the United Nations, including a meeting with the Secretary-General, consultations with the envoys of 60 member states supporting Venezuela’s sovereignty, a press conference the evening of February 22, speaking at a Security Council meeting February 26, and presenting an address at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva on February 27.
22 February 2019 — Venezuela Analysis
VA’s Ricardo Vaz visited the San Agustin barrio of Caracas and reports on the community’s efforts to organise to fight back against the economic crisis.
In recent weeks, the mainstream media has bombarded us with selective images of Venezuela, with Venezuelans portrayed either as passively suffering from the devastating crisis or desperately wanting to be rid of the elected government of Nicolas Maduro. When Chavistas are depicted they are presented as fanatical red-clad drones mindlessly following a “socialist dictator.”
21 February 2019 — Telesur
Dr. Hon. Gonsalves, the prime minister of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines spoke out against the U.S. sanctions and the interventionist efforts in Venezuela.
Dr. The Honorable Ralph Everard Gonsalves, Prime Minister of the Caribbean country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, called a local radio station after a journalist from the country reported on-the-ground realities from Venezuela’s capital Caracas.
21 February 2019 — Mint Press
“When a president of another country comes and tries to give orders to [our] Armed Forces, he is underestimating them disrespectfully (…) It is incredulous,” — Venezuela’s Defense Minister
Venezuela’s armed forces have responded angrily Tuesday to threats made against them by US President Donald Trump and calls to break the chain of command.
Speaking at a press conference held in Caracas and flanked by commanders from all of the branches of the military, Defence Minister Vladimir Padrino Lopez told the press that Washington “Will not be able to install a “puppet” and anti-patriotic government, they will have to step over our dead bodies first.”
19 February 2019 — American Herald Tribune
In recent times the international media, including many who promised to “resist” the dangerous commander-in-chief Donald Trump, have been awash with stories about Nicolas Maduro blocking US “humanitarian aid” reaching Venezuela. Maduro is said to have even blocked a bridge in his desperation to starve his own people (see, for example, CNN, CBC, Associated Press, BBC, NPR, ABC, Bloomberg, The Guardian). A constant flow of stories such as this have served to establish a narrative of a dictator blocking a benevolent US government from helping its desperate people. Something must be done!
21 February 2019 — Countercurrents.org
21 February 2019 — No War on Venezuela
The stakes could not be higher as people across the globe prepare to mobilize in solidarity with the Venezuelan people on February 23 and to oppose the growing imperialist threats of intervention and war. More than 100 cities plan to hold actions this weekend – find and join one near you.February 23 will be a decisive juncture and a day marked by struggle to defend Venezuela both inside the country and around the world.