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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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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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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. […]