Caracas (MR) – Use of force by Venezuela’s Bolivarian National Guard has become a regular sight in corporate media, and those actions are used by foreign powers as justification for intervention. With very real possibilities of another US-backed coup, Abby Martin interviews the head of Venezuela’s Armed Forces and Minister of Defense, GeneralContinue Reading

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Moscow (TeleSUR) – The Russian government has called for an end to violent right-wing protests that have left nearly 96 people dead. The Russian government has warned the Venezuelan opposition from pursuing its violent campaign against the Maduro government, describing the opposition tactics as “extremely dangerous.” Russian Foreign Ministry Deputy Spokesman Artyom KozhinContinue Reading

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,Continue Reading

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 forcingContinue Reading

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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 VenezuelaContinue Reading

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Caracas (VA) – On May 20th, the 21 year old vendor from the shanty town of Petare,  Orlando José Figueras, was beaten, stabbed, doused with gasoline and set on fire by opposition militants in the middle class neighborhood of Altamira during an anti-government demonstration reportedly because they took him for aContinue Reading

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Caracas (teleSUR) – The funds have now become a mainstay of the U.S. State Department congressional budget for foreign operations. Since at least 2009 the U.S. Department of State has budgeted at least US$49 million in total to support right-wing opposition forces in Venezuela who are now in their seventh weekContinue Reading

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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 ofContinue Reading