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Maduro Proposes Early Parliamentary Elections as ANC Extends Mandate

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 his reelection on May 20, 2018, […]

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China Delivers 71 Tons of Medical Aid to Venezuela

Caracas (TSN) -“With this second shipment, as well as that which we already received from the Russian Federation, the International Red Cross, and the Red Crescent some 166 tons of medicines and supplies have arrived in the country,” Health Minister Carlos Alvarado said. The People’s Republic of China delivered a large amount of medical aid to Venezuela […]

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Secret Service Blocking Food From Reaching Activists Inside Venezuelan Embassy

Washington D.C. (MPN) – “It is a strange irony that the same tactics being used against Venezuela are being used against the Embassy Protection Collective.” — Activist and Embassy Protector Kevin Zeese. Since April 30, the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington has been under siege by pro-coup activists who have repeatedly stated their intention to prevent the access […]

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Oil Prices Rise as Concerns over Supply Disruptions Increase

Washington D.C. (TNA) – Oil futures rose on Monday on increasing concerns about supply disruptions in the crucial producing region of the Middle East even as investors and traders fretted over global economic growth prospects amid a standoff in the Sino-US trade talks. Brent crude futures were at $71.00 a barrel, up 38 cents, or […]

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Russia to US: Abandon ‘Irresponsible’ Plans of Regime Change

Moscow (TSN) -Venezuelan top diplomat Jorge Arreaza stressed that the suffering in Venezuela is due to Washington’s economic war against the South American country. Foreign Ministers of Russia and Venezuela, Sergey Lavrov and Jorge Arreaza, held a press conference Sunday in the Russian capital Moscow, in which both diplomats urged strengthening dialogue mechanisms that advocate a peaceful […]

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Daily Beast Source Accuses Russia of Planning Its Own 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 failed in his mission to take […]

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Activists and World Leaders Reject US-Backed Coup in Venezuela

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. In a tweet, Bolivian President […]

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US Sanctions Killed Over 40,000 Venezuelans Since 2017

Caracas (TLS) – A new economic study reveals that Trump’s animosity towards Venezuela have created fruitless, heartless, illegal, and failed policies which are causing grave harm to most vulnerable Venezuelan social groups. The Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR) released Thursday a study revealing that President Donald Trump’s actions against Venezuela are mostly affecting not President Nicolas […]

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Top Officials Mull US Military Attack on Venezuela at Private DC Meeting

Washington D.C. (GZ) – Away from the public eye, the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) think tank hosted a top-level, off-the-record meeting to explore US military options against Venezuela. (The complete list of attendees for the private CSIS event on US military options against Venezuela appears at the bottom of this article.) Washington […]

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Professor Tim Anderson on Christchurch, Syria, Venezuela and US Imperialism

Moscow (GPA) – Geopolitics Alert contributor Damir Nazarov spoke with University of Sidney Professor and author Tim Anderson on issues ranging from the recent massacre in New Zealand, developments in Syria and Israel, Venezuela, and the near-future of US imperialism. Damir Nazarov:  The murderer of Muslims in Christchurch, New Zealand issued a manifesto, which did not contain traditional […]

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