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Washington Moves Towards ‘Regime Change’ in Venezuela

Caracas (IDM) – An imperialist coup d’état attempt is underway in Venezuela. On 10 January, President Maduro was sworn in for a new term of office. He had won the election on May 20. At that time, one section of the opposition decided to participate and another to boycott the elections. On 11 January, Juan Guaidó, […]

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AMLO Stands Alone, Tells Neighbors Mexico Won’t Meddle in Venezuela

Mexico City (GPA) – The new President of Mexico has urged his fellow Latin American leaders to stay out of Venezuela and their internal affairs. In a meeting of Latin American (and Canadian) delegates to the Lima Group last Friday, the representatives from the new Mexican government refused to agree to apply more pressure to […]

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The Strategic Approach of Turkey-Venezuela Relations

Caracas (ONT) – The arrival of Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to Venezuela means a new chapter in international relations in a world that reconfigures its maps of political, commercial and financial alliances. Turkey is willing to strengthen economic ties with the Venezuelan State and strongly assumes it in the Binational Business Forum in Caracas. The Turkish president confirmed […]

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Hyperinflation: The Imperial War Machine’s Long-Standing Economic Weapon

Caracas (GPA) – The attack on Venezuela’s currency is a long-standing weapon. It is part of the enemy’s arsenal in unconventional wars. Of all, it is the most powerful. And like any massive weapon, it does not discriminate. By manipulating the value of currencies and “depreciating” them, the aggressors make all imported goods more expensive, […]

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Maduro Calls on UN to Help Break US-led Blockade, Supply Medical Equipment

Caracas (VZA) – Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has requested international assistance from the United Nations (UN) and, in particular, the UN Development Program (UNDP), to “break” the US-led economic blockade against the country and help supply vital medical equipment. His call came at a gathering of health sector leaders and activists from the Humanised Childbirth Program in Caracas […]

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Maduro: Venezuela Sitting on 2nd Biggest Gold Reserve on Earth

Caracas (TLS) – President Nicolas Maduro described the U.S. sanctions on Venezuela as “crazy” and “criminal.” President Nicolas Maduro announced a new set of measures in the Venezuelan gold industry to combat the U.S. imposed sanctions, who he described as “crazy” and “criminals,” accusing the North American country of blocking, and raising the price of […]

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US Sanctions Cost Venezuela $6B Since August 2017, Sparking Humanitarian Catastrophe

Caracas (MPN) – Cutting Caracas out of the international market has already triggered a widespread humanitarian catastrophe causing ordinary Venezuelans to suffer the consequences. United States sanctions against the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela have cost the Latin American nation $6 billion since August of 2017, leaving the fate of healthcare and access to basic goods […]

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Venezuela’s Maduro Describes Visit to China as a ‘Success’

Caracas (TSN) – Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has described his ongoing official visit to China as a “success” and said he is willing to learn from the Asian country in order to help improve the economic recovery efforts taking place in his country. “It is a golden opportunity that we have today. I have great expectations. I am […]

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A ‘Regime’ Is a Government at Odds With the US Empire

New York (FAIR) – In the aftermath of the assassination attempt against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, an article in the Miami Herald (8/5/18) reported that “a clandestine group formed by Venezuelan military members opposed to the regime of Nicolás Maduro claimed responsibility.” A New York Times op-ed (8/10/18) mused, “No one knows whether the Maduro regime will last decades or days.” AFP (8/12/18) reported […]

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Worried About Election Interference? 5 Clear Times the US Meddled in Elections Abroad

Washington D.C. (GPA) – If you read any article about the “Russian hacking” or “U.S. election interference” you will likely see some reference to the U.S.’s own long history of election interference. Yet most of these articles defend the U.S. by claiming that such interference campaigns dropped off significantly since the end of the Cold […]

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