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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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US Lawmakers Call on Trump to Impose New Sanctions on Venezuela

Caracas (TeleSUR) – The congresspeople also want to boost funding for right-wing opposition groups operating within the country. A bipartisan group of 34 U.S. lawmakers urged President Donald Trump to apply new sanctions against Venezuela’s Bolivarian government, alleging that it supports corruption, human rights abuses, and “terrorism.” Cuban-American right-wing congresspeople Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Florida, and Sen. Robert Menendez, […]

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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. […]

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Putin to Send Enough Wheat to Venezuela to Stop Food War

(teleSUR) With the sabotage from local producers Maduro welcomed Putin’s offer to send as much wheat as needed to combat the food war. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and Russian President Vladimir Putin ratified Tuesday their strategic alliance in economic, military and agricultural matters. Maduro said that his Russian counterpart had promised in a phone conversation […]

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Mainstream Media Ignores Venezuelan Pro-Government Supporters

(teleSUR) On Thursday thousands of pro-government supporters staged a counter-rally to defend President Nicolas Maduro after the right-wing opposition called for a “taking of Caracas” to demand the ousting of Maduro government. However, you would never know that if you rely on Western mainstream media outlets. While Venezuela’s politics remains polarized and divided between the […]