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Maduro Demands Explanation of CIA Chief’s ‘Interventional’ Words About Venezuela

Caracas (TN) – Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro demanded the United States to clarify the recent statement of CIA Director Mike Pompeo, suspecting Washington of intention to interfere with the affairs of the Latin American state. Pompeo said last week he had visited Mexico and Bogota in early July, talking about Venezuela and possible actions “for a […]

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Here’s Your Guide to Understanding Protest Deaths in Venezuela

Caracas (TS) – At least 87 people have died since opposition-led protests aimed at toppling the government began. Headlines about ongoing violence in Venezuela are practically inescapable, with at least 87 people dead since opposition-led protests aimed at toppling the government began in early April. In addition to those killed, over 1,200 have been injured […]

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Venezuela Opposition Leader Tries to Foment Military Uprising

Caracas (teleSUR) – As violent right-wing protests continue in Venezuela, jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez openly called for a military rebellion. Jailed Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez has openly called on the military to rebel, continuing a longstanding trend of right-wing coup mongering in the South American country aimed at forcing the government of President Nicolas […]

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US Warns New Venezuela Sanctions Possible over Maduro’s Call for Constituent Assembly

Caracas (TeleSUR) – An official confirmed Washington sees the constituent assembly as an attempt to keep Maduro in power, saying the U.S. could apply new sanctions. The United States criticized Tuesday Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s call for a constituent assembly to rewrite the country’s constitution, saying it was an attempt to stay in power in the face of opposition […]

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US Pumped $4.2M in 2015 to Destabilize Venezuelan Government

Caracas (teleSUR) – Almost US$2 million of these funds were funneled through the National Endowment for Democracy for opposition organizations ahead of the elections. In 2015, the United States government earmarked at least US$4.26 million for Venezuela through the U.S. Agency for International Development, or USAID, with much of this going to organizations undertaking anti-government work. […]

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Venezuela Finds US Army Uniforms in Paramilitary Camp at Border

Tachira, Venezuela (teleSUR) — Tachira— where the paramilitary camp was discovered — was also the region where the government found a large cache of Venezuelan currency in December Venezuela’s Bolivarian National Armed Forces, FANB, dismantled a right-wing paramilitary camp near the Colombian border Tuesday, discovering U.S. army uniforms, among others. The FANB also discovered stolen Venezuelan […]

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74 Percent of Venezuelans Don’t Trust the Opposition: Survey

Caracas, Venezuela (teleSUR) The survey asked participants whether they believe the Democratic Unity Roundtable lives up to its goals and commitments. Venezuelan polling organization Meganalisis released a new survey Friday revealing that 74.3 percent of Venezuelans don’t trust the country’s right-wing opposition. The survey, conducted in February, asked participants whether they believe the Democratic Unity […]

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Rex Tillerson Already Talking Regime Change in Venezuela

(teleSUR) Caracas – The secretary of state nominee attacked both Venezuela and Cuba. The new U.S. administration of Donald Trump has made it public that it will seek a regime change policy in Venezuela disguised in “transition to democracy” rhetoric, the country’s potential new Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said in an interview this week. […]