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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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Op-Ed: Why Maduro is Right to Resist the Venezuelan Opposition

Caracas (GPA) – In the wake of the the historic vote to form a Constituent Assembly, there has been a steady stream of complaints from the Venezuelan opposition to President Nicolas Maduro. Maduro dismisses most of the concerns and attacks by the opposition, and he has good reason to. The US corporate media has spent months championing […]

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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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Jeremy Corbyn Calls for Dialogue Not Violence in Venezuela

London (TeleSUR) – The leader of the British Labour Party refuses to bow to pressure to condemn the Venezuelan government. The leader of the opposition Labour Party in Britain, Jeremy Corbyn, has said he is saddened by the violence and loss of life in Venezuela, “either of those on the streets or of the security forces who have […]

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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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Maduro Demands Explanation of CIA Chief’s ‘Interventional’ Words About Venezuela

Caracas (TN) – Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro demanded the United States to clarify the recent statement of CIA Director Mike Pompeo, suspecting Washington of intention to interfere with the affairs of the Latin American state. Pompeo said last week he had visited Mexico and Bogota in early July, talking about Venezuela and possible actions “for a […]

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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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