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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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Venezuela: New Widespread Power Outage as Gov’t Denounces Alleged Attacks

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, affected as many as 16 […]

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Venezuela: US Threatens New Sanctions as Hyperinflation Slows Down

Caracas (VZA) – The US government has increased pressure against Caracas mainly by targeting the oil industry. The US is considering new sanctions that would stop Visa, Mastercard, and other financial service companies from processing payments in Venezuela, according to a White House official quoted by Reuters. “The purpose of these sanctions is to continue to deprive the illegitimate […]

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Russia Calls US Intervention in Venezuela ‘Unacceptable’

Caracas (TSN) – Russian officials will meet with the U.S. special envoy to convey the unacceptability of the U.S. actions against both Venezuela and Russia. The Deputy Foreign Minister of Russia Sergei Ryabkov announced a meeting with the United States special envoy to Venezuela Eliot Abrams, in which he will tell him face-to-face that a military intervention in the South American country is unacceptable. The central approach […]

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China Backs Venezuela And Offers Help to Restore Power

Caracas (TLS) – According to the Venezuelan government, this power outage was brought about by foreign-backed actions aimed at destabilizing the Bolivarian nation. The Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesman Lu Kang said Wednesday, during a press conference, that his government stands ready to provide assistance and technical support to restore power in Venezuela. “Reports say that […]

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Now Isn’t the Time to Start Trusting the New York Times

New York (GPA) – The New York Times is pretending to do journalism again. A lot of people have been patting the New York Times on the back recently for publishing an article telling the truth about the US aid trucks burned on the Colombia-Venezuela border. According to The Times, they reviewed and submitted their […]

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Sorry Mr. Pence, the Venezuelan Military Aren’t Rubes

Caracas (GPA) – Here’s a message to Vice-President Piss, his freak family, Elliott Abrams and the rest of Washington: the Venezuelan military isn’t f*cking stupid. Last weekend we saw an attempted coup in Venezuela by the US along with local lunatic/self-proclaimed “President” Juan Guaidó. This time, rather than just burning people alive in Caracas, the […]

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Venezuela Coverage Takes Us Back to Golden Age of Lying About Latin America

Caracas (FAIR) – I was sitting in my apartment in Caracas, Venezuela, reading the online edition of Time magazine (5/19/16), which carried a report that there was not even something as basic as aspirin to be found anywhere in Venezuela: “Basic medicines like aspirin are nowhere to be found.” I walked out of the apartment to the […]

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Op-Ed: How the Bolivarian Revolution is Saving the World

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 has told you about how “Venezuela […]

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Trump Hits Venezuela with More Sanctions as US Military Brings ‘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-Intelligence chief Ivan Hernandez, and the […]

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