For Western Press, the Only Coup in Venezuela Is Against Guaido

Caracas (FAIR) – The international corporate media have entered crisis mode following the replacement of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó as head of the country’s National Assembly. In headline after headline, Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro “Takes Over” (NBC, 1/6/20), “Claims Control of” (New York Times, 1/5/20; CNBC, 1/6/20) or “Seizes” (Reuters, 1/5/20; NPR, 1/6/20) parliament, and “Ousts” Guaidó (WallContinue Reading

Juan Guaido Introduces Remote Voting in Bid to Secure Reelection

Caracas (VZA) – Venezuela’s opposition-controlled National Assembly (AN) changed the body’s internal regulation to allow deputies to participate remotely. Opposition lawmakers approved “the use of technologies for virtual participation” in a bid to allow deputies outside the country to vote on legislation. Several opposition lawmakers have seen their parliamentary immunity revoked in recent monthsContinue Reading

Caracas (VZA) – Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro proposed holding early parliamentary elections as a way to defuse the country’s political crisis. “Let’s see who gets the most votes! Let’s find a political, constitutional and democratic path forward,” Maduro said at the end of a march on Monday commemorating the anniversary of hisContinue Reading

russia venezuela coup

Caracas (GPA) – According to a source cited in a report by The Daily Beast, the Russians of have their own coup plot in Venezuela. According to two men, who The Daily Beast identified simply as Simon and Alejandro, there is an unspoken consensus that self-proclaimed “Venezuelan President” Juan Guaido has failedContinue Reading

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Caracas (GPA) – Leaders throughout Latin America and the world have rejected Tuesday’s coup attempt against Nicolas Maduro. A military uprising began Tuesday morning after a speech by opposition leader Juan Guaido. With full support of the United States and its allies, Guaido illegally proclaimed himself “interim president” in January.Continue Reading

Caracas (VA) – Venezuelan authorities denounced a “double attack” against the country’s electrical infrastructure. Venezuela suffered another widespread power outage on Monday, with authorities claiming a “double attack” against the country’s main hydroelectric dam took place. Both alleged attacks against the Simon Bolivar Hydroelectric Plant, known as the Guri Dam,Continue Reading

maduro UN blockade venezuela

Caracas (GPA) – The Bolivarian revolution isn’t just stopping US control over Venezuela, they’re a key piece in the defense against US hegemony. Let’s talk a bit about what’s actually behind the recent aggression on Venezuela by the Trump regime. Obviously, by now, every edgelord anti-imperialist and nerd libertarian you know hasContinue Reading

US trump venezuela sanctions aid

Caracas (VZA) – The Trump administration announced new sanctions Friday targeting five high-profile figures in the Venezuelan government and security services. The sanctioned officials are Manuel Quevedo, oil minister and president of Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA, National Bolivarian Intelligence Service (SEBIN) Director Manuel Cristopher Figuera, SEBIN First Commissioner Hildemano Rodriguez, Military Counter-IntelligenceContinue Reading