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US Imperialist Policies Towards Venezuela and Iran Show Their Hand

Washington, D.C. (GPA) – The Imperialist policies of the US have heated up within a span of 24 hours from an already fever pitch. On Sunday, the US State Department threatened Venezuela with further sanctions over their presidential elections which Deputy Secretary John Sullivan claimed as illegitimate. On Monday, not only did State follow through on their threats on […]

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U.S. Calls for Fresh Sanctions Following Maduro’s Win in Venezuelan Elections

President Nicolas Maduro wins Venezuelan election with eight million votes securing a second term over three candidates. Closest competitors Henri Falcon and Javier Bertucci claimed the election “illegitimate” and demanded a re-election in October while the U.S. State department threatens further oil sanctions on the OPEC nation over the elections. On Sunday, May 20th, Venezuela […]

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Venezuela and Palestine Start Bi-National Bank With Petros

Caracas (teleSUR) –  The binational bank will fund technological and industrial initiatives between the two countries. Venezuela and Palestinian leaders agreed to start a binational bank between the two countries to be kickstarted with 20 million Venezuelan Petros. Newly re-elected Palestinian leader, Mahmoud Abbas landed in Caracas last night for a two-day diplomatic stay in Venezuela and already he and President Nicolas Maduro […]

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Jesus Rodriguez, ex-Cónsul General to US, Discusses Maduro, Petro, Venezuelan Grit

Caracas (MPN) – As Jesus Rodriguez explains to MintPress in an exclusive interview, while no single change can fix the current condition of Venezuela, the Maduro government’s response to the crisis has been both humane in the Bolivarian tradition, and also backed by solid principles and reasoning. With U.S. sanctions suffocating the South American nation of Venezuela, incumbent […]

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Venezuela, Spain Agree to Normalize Diplomatic Ties

Caracas (teleSUR) – The two nations are reinstating their ambassadors “in order to restore channels of diplomatic dialogue, within the framework of mutual respect and international law.” Venezuela and Spain have agreed to begin the process of normalizing their diplomatic relations, Venezuela’s Foreign Ministry says, reinstating their ambassadors “in order to restore channels of diplomatic dialogue, within the framework of mutual respect and international law.” “The Kingdom of […]

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US Imposes Fresh Sanctions Against Venezuela’s Petro

Caracas (VZA) – U.S. President Donald Trump has announced fresh sanctions against Venezuela’s fledgling Petro cryptocurrency, which was launched specifically to help stabilize the Latin American nation’s economy. The blockade, due to be signed and implemented today, restricts the use of Petros in U.S. financial transactions, McClatchy reports. Trump and other critics have claimed the Petro, backed by Venezuela’s oil reserves – the largest in the world – is unreliable. Yet in presales alone, Venezuela has already made […]

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Exonerating the Empire in Venezuela

Caracas (FAIR) – The United States has for years undermined the Venezuelan economy with economic sanctions, but US media coverage of Venezuela’s financial crisis has gone out of its way to obscure this. The intent of the sanctions is clear: to inflict maximum pain on Venezuela so as to encourage the people of the country to overthrow the […]

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Venezuela: Petro Reaches $5 Billion in Pre-Sales

Caracas (teleSUR) – Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said the Petro had strengthened the country’s international reserves. The Petro, the world’s first national cryptocurrency based on natural resources, has generated sales over five billion dollars during its pre-sale period and has recorded over 186,000 certified purchases. The sale of the Petro has also significantly strengthened the country’s foreign reserves amid increased international aggression. The announcement of the continued […]

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Trump Administration Planning Pinochet-type Coup in Venezuela

Caracas (SCF) – The retrograde Donald Trump administration is planning a military coup in Venezuela to oust the socialist government of President Nicolas Maduro. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, speaking at the University of Texas prior to embarking on a multi-nation tour throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, said the military in Latin America has often […]

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Has Venezuela Really Banned Opposition Parties from Elections?

Caracas (VNA) – Venezuela has officially banned opposition parties from running in next year’s presidential election – at least, according to the Western media. The news is everywhere, and the headlines say it all: Venezuela presidential election: Nicolas Maduro’s government blocks opposition candidates from competing – The Independent 3 opposition parties in Venezuela blocked from elections – ABC News In […]

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