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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

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Caracas (TeleSUR) – Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez said her country’s decision was based on dignity and sovereignty. Venezuelan Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez presented the official letter Thursday to start the process for the country to pull out of the Organization of American States, which she said was attempting to intervene and promote aContinue Reading

Caracas (VA) – Venezuela is in flames. Or at least parts of it is. Since April 4th, opposition militants have been carrying out targeted acts of violence, vandalism and arson, as well as deliberately clashing with security forces in an attempt to plunge the country into total chaos and forcefully removeContinue Reading

Caracas (teleSUR) – Almost US$2 million of these funds were funneled through the National Endowment for Democracy for opposition organizations ahead of the elections. In 2015, the United States government earmarked at least US$4.26 million for Venezuela through the U.S. Agency for International Development, or USAID, with much of thisContinue Reading

Tachira, Venezuela (teleSUR) — Tachira— where the paramilitary camp was discovered — was also the region where the government found a large cache of Venezuelan currency in December Venezuela’s Bolivarian National Armed Forces, FANB, dismantled a right-wing paramilitary camp near the Colombian border Tuesday, discovering U.S. army uniforms, among others. TheContinue Reading

Caracas, Venezuela (teleSUR) The survey asked participants whether they believe the Democratic Unity Roundtable lives up to its goals and commitments. Venezuelan polling organization Meganalisis released a new survey Friday revealing that 74.3 percent of Venezuelans don’t trust the country’s right-wing opposition. The survey, conducted in February, asked participants whetherContinue Reading

Washington D.C. – (teleSUR) U.S. President Donald Trump met the wife of Leopoldo Lopez, Lilian Tintori, in the White House. U.S. President Donald Trump invited Liliana Tintori, wife of disgraced Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez, to the White House Wednesday. Trump used the visit to call for the release ofContinue Reading