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Former Venezuelan Attorney General Flees to Colombia, Offered Asylum

Caracas (VA) – Former Venezuelan Attorney General Luisa Ortega has been offered political asylum in Colombia after fleeing to the neighboring South American country on Friday. Ortega and her husband, United Venezuelan Socialist Party congressman German Ferrer, reportedly departed Venezuela for Aruba by boat before embarking in a private jet to Bogota along with at […]

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Mike Pence Panama Trip Cut Short After Seeking to Isolate Venezuela

Panama City (TeleSUR) – Colombia, Argentina, and Chile told Pence they wouldn’t support U.S. military intervention against Venezuela during his Latin American tour. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has cut short his trip to Panama, the final visit of his diplomatic tour across Latin America, after attempting to seek regional support on action against Venezuela. The White House claimed he […]

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Venezuela Seeks Dialogue with US, But Ready to Defend Itself

Caracas (GPA) – Venezuela’s Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza told McClenny that come dialogue or aggression, Venezuela will “defend our country.” The Venezuelan government, having proceeded with its National Constituent Assembly to peacefully resolve months of political unrest, reiterated its position to maintain a healthy dialogue with the United States based on international law, mutual respect, […]

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US Sanctions Venezuelan Constituent Assembly Members

Caracas (TeleSUR) – The United States continues reprisals against Venezuela for holding elections for the ANC on July 30 and swearing in constituent assembly members five days later. The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control has authorized new sanctions on six members of Venezuela’s National Constituent Assembly for being “involved in organizing or otherwise […]

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Saudi Arabia, Venezuela and the Media’s Hypocritical Outrage over Human Rights

Washington D.C. (GPA) – While western mainstream media focuses on alleged human rights abuses and a creeping “dictatorial regime” in Venezuela, a genuine human rights catastrophe is taking place in Saudi Arabia. One of the strongest and closest U.S. allies in the middle east region is not a democracy but a monarchy: Saudi Arabia. The […]

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Vice-President Mike Pence Telephones Venezuela’s Leopoldo Lopez

Washington (VA) – US Vice-President Mike Pence had a telephone conversation with the convicted right-wing Venezuelan politician Leopoldo Lopez last Friday, the White House has confirmed. In an official press release, the office of the Vice-President said that the two politicians talked about the “dire situation” in Venezuela, while Pence expressed solidarity with the Venezuelan people on behalf […]

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Head of Venezuela National Guard on Insurgency & US Threats [VIDEO]

Caracas (MR) – Use of force by Venezuela’s Bolivarian National Guard has become a regular sight in corporate media, and those actions are used by foreign powers as justification for intervention. With very real possibilities of another US-backed coup, Abby Martin interviews the head of Venezuela’s Armed Forces and Minister of Defense, General Padrino López. They discuss the […]

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Morales Declares ‘Total Independence’ from World Bank and IMF

La Paz (TeleSUR) – Since 2006, a year after Morales came to power, social spending on health, education, and poverty programs has increased by over 45 percent. Bolivia’s President Evo Morales has been highlighting his government’s independence from international money lending organizations and their detrimental impact the nation. “A day like today in 1944 ended Bretton Woods Economic Conference (USA), in […]