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Russia to Venezuelan Opposition: “Violence Is a Dead-End Road”

Moscow (TeleSUR) – The Russian government has called for an end to violent right-wing protests that have left nearly 96 people dead. The Russian government has warned the Venezuelan opposition from pursuing its violent campaign against the Maduro government, describing the opposition tactics as “extremely dangerous.” Russian Foreign Ministry Deputy Spokesman Artyom Kozhin said Thursday that “the steps […]

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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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Venezuelan Opposition Threatens To Lynch American Journalist Abby Martin

Caracas (MPN) – The right-wing opposition of Venezuela has been caught endorsing and committing violent acts multiple times, despite claiming to be “peaceful.” Their latest targets include two U.S. journalists who have been threatened with lynching for their reporting on the ongoing chaos in Venezuela. The U.S.-backed right-wing opposition in Venezuela is consistently described as “peaceful,” […]

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Exposing Right-Wing Terrorism in Venezuela

Caracas (VA) – On May 20th, the 21 year old vendor from the shanty town of Petare,  Orlando José Figueras, was beaten, stabbed, doused with gasoline and set on fire by opposition militants in the middle class neighborhood of Altamira during an anti-government demonstration reportedly because they took him for a Chavista or a thief. This […]

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US Has Budgeted $49M for Venezuelan Right-Wing Since 2009

Caracas (teleSUR) – The funds have now become a mainstay of the U.S. State Department congressional budget for foreign operations. Since at least 2009 the U.S. Department of State has budgeted at least US$49 million in total to support right-wing opposition forces in Venezuela who are now in their seventh week of violent protests to oust […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Breaking Down The Economic War on Venezuela [Photos]

Caracas (GPA) – There is a lot of negative press lately in the US concerning Venezuela and the country’s current financial crisis. We here at Geopolitics Alert have also noticed that within the alternative media audience there is a willingness to believe some of these stories despite the usual attitude of distrust of the mainstream media. This article […]

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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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Venezuela Formally Begins Process to Exit ‘Interventionist’ OAS

Caracas (TeleSUR) – Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez said her country’s decision was based on dignity and sovereignty. Venezuelan Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez presented the official letter Thursday to start the process for the country to pull out of the Organization of American States, which she said was attempting to intervene and promote a coup in Venezuela. “Today we […]

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Make No Mistake: There is a Media Blockade Against Venezuela

Caracas (VA) – Venezuela is in flames. Or at least parts of it is. Since April 4th, opposition militants have been carrying out targeted acts of violence, vandalism and arson, as well as deliberately clashing with security forces in an attempt to plunge the country into total chaos and forcefully remove the elected socialist government. It […]

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