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The Strategic Approach of Turkey-Venezuela Relations

Caracas (ONT) – The arrival of Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to Venezuela means a new chapter in international relations in a world that reconfigures its maps of political, commercial and financial alliances. Turkey is willing to strengthen economic ties with the Venezuelan State and strongly assumes it in the Binational Business Forum in Caracas. The Turkish president confirmed […]

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Hyperinflation: The Imperial War Machine’s Long-Standing Economic Weapon

Caracas (GPA) – The attack on Venezuela’s currency is a long-standing weapon. It is part of the enemy’s arsenal in unconventional wars. Of all, it is the most powerful. And like any massive weapon, it does not discriminate. By manipulating the value of currencies and “depreciating” them, the aggressors make all imported goods more expensive, […]

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Maduro Calls on UN to Help Break US-led Blockade, Supply Medical Equipment

Caracas (VZA) – Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has requested international assistance from the United Nations (UN) and, in particular, the UN Development Program (UNDP), to “break” the US-led economic blockade against the country and help supply vital medical equipment. His call came at a gathering of health sector leaders and activists from the Humanised Childbirth Program in Caracas […]

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Maduro: Venezuela Sitting on 2nd Biggest Gold Reserve on Earth

Caracas (TLS) – President Nicolas Maduro described the U.S. sanctions on Venezuela as “crazy” and “criminal.” President Nicolas Maduro announced a new set of measures in the Venezuelan gold industry to combat the U.S. imposed sanctions, who he described as “crazy” and “criminals,” accusing the North American country of blocking, and raising the price of […]

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US Sanctions Cost Venezuela $6B Since August 2017, Sparking Humanitarian Catastrophe

Caracas (MPN) – Cutting Caracas out of the international market has already triggered a widespread humanitarian catastrophe causing ordinary Venezuelans to suffer the consequences. United States sanctions against the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela have cost the Latin American nation $6 billion since August of 2017, leaving the fate of healthcare and access to basic goods […]

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Venezuela’s Maduro Describes Visit to China as a ‘Success’

Caracas (TSN) – Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has described his ongoing official visit to China as a “success” and said he is willing to learn from the Asian country in order to help improve the economic recovery efforts taking place in his country. “It is a golden opportunity that we have today. I have great expectations. I am […]

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A ‘Regime’ Is a Government at Odds With the US Empire

New York (FAIR) – In the aftermath of the assassination attempt against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, an article in the Miami Herald (8/5/18) reported that “a clandestine group formed by Venezuelan military members opposed to the regime of Nicolás Maduro claimed responsibility.” A New York Times op-ed (8/10/18) mused, “No one knows whether the Maduro regime will last decades or days.” AFP (8/12/18) reported […]

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Worried About Election Interference? 5 Clear Times the US Meddled in Elections Abroad

Washington D.C. (GPA) – If you read any article about the “Russian hacking” or “U.S. election interference” you will likely see some reference to the U.S.’s own long history of election interference. Yet most of these articles defend the U.S. by claiming that such interference campaigns dropped off significantly since the end of the Cold […]

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US Judge Approves Seizure of Citgo, Stealing the Venezuelan Asset

Wilmington, DE (GPA) – A US judge has ruled to in favor of the seizure of Citgo, the US branch of the Venezuelan state-run oil company. Judge Leonard P. Stark of the U.S. District Court in Wilmington, Deleware approved the seizure of Citgo, the Venezuelan state’s external asset that sells their oil in North America in a […]

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UN Chief Condemns Attack Targeting Venezuela’s Maduro

New York (TSN) – Antonio Guterres expresses concern about the latest developments in Venezuela and rejects any act of violence. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has condemned Saturday’s drone attack, which targetted Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. “The secretary-general is concerned about the latest developments in Venezuela and rejects any act of violence,” said Farhan Haq, Guterres’ deputy spokesman. Related: […]

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