Petrodollar Warfare: The Common Thread Linking Venezuela and Iran

Kei Pritsker and Cale Holmes WASHINGTON — Last Wednesday, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo gave a disturbing interview to Fox Business Network in which he divulged his plans to form a NATO-type alliance against Iran. The U.S. has long accused Iran of supporting terrorism, accusations that have ramped up under the Trump administration. Pompeo…

People Across the World Stand Up for Venezuela’s Sovereignty

Zoe PC Venezuelans mobilized to sign the letter written by Nicolás Maduro in support of peace. Their signs read: “I sign for peace” “I sign against US interference”. Photo: Twitter While international media creates a spectacle around “humanitarian aid”, strong mobilizations in support of Nicolás Maduro and the Bolivarian Revolution continue within Venezuela and across…

Caracas, Venezuela: People Celebrate 20 Years of the Bolivarian Revolution

Today, February 2, the twentieth anniversary of the coming to power of the Bolivarian revolution and Commander Hugo Chávez, and in the midst of a brutal attack led by the United States to overthrow the constitutional president, Nicolás Maduro Moros, the Venezuelan people took to the streets to demonstrate their support for the Bolivarian government…

Venezuela’s Assets are Unseizable

Luis Britto García The more disinterested the reason that the friends of others invoke, the fiercer the plunder. They do not trust our legitimate President because he has been proclaimed by the National Electoral Council, and to replace him they propose an unknown man who is only a deputy because the National Electoral Council itself…

Latin America, Libya and US Imperialism

Martin Pastor It took nine months for the U.S.-led North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) to destroy Libyan society. In such a short time, the richest country on the African continent became a failed state plunged into a civil war that has continued since 2011. Faced with the new imperial offensive against Venezuela, this case should…

Venezuela: Resistance or Surrender

Miguel Angel Ferrer Faced with the ferocious harassment of Washington and its European and Latin American vassals, Nicolás Maduro has only two paths: to surrender and suffer the fate of Muammar Qadaffi, or to resist and preserve the Chavista revolution. And seen as a country, the alternatives are the same: to resist victoriously or to…

Canada: Supporting Coups in Latin America Has Become NDP Policy

The Right position for NDP on Venezuela is a left one Yves Engler What should the leader of Canada’s left wing party say about what’s happening in Venezuela? Here are a few suggestions: “Canada should respect international law in its dealings with Venezuela.” Or, “Canada shouldn’t select the president of Venezuela.” How about, “The US…

War Criminal, Convict, Elliott Abrams: Trump’s New Special Envoy to Venezuela

Jon Schwarz Elliott Abrams, Trump’s Pick to Bring “Democracy” to Venezuela, Has Spent His Life Crushing Democracy On December 11, 1981 in El Salvador, a Salvadoran military unit created and trained by the U.S. Army began slaughtering everyone they could find in a remote village called El Mozote. Before murdering the women and girls, the soldiers…

President Nicolas Maduro: We Are Fighting a Historic Battle Against the US

Journalist Cuneyt Ozdemir made an exclusive interview with Venezuela President Mr. Nicolas Maduro about the coup attempt. President Maduro: Venezuela will continue to preserve peace and foster dialogue The president of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, reaffirmed on Sunday that the country will continue to preserve peace, promote dialogue and denounce before international…

Armed Forces of Venezuela Reaffirm Support for President Maduro

Defense Minister of Venezuela Vladimir Padrino López, reiterated his support for democracy and for the government of Nicolas Maduro, saying that the Bolivarian National Armed Forces (FANB) has only one president, the one elected by a majority vote in the elections of May 2018. “We do not have three options, nor do we have three…

Aggression Against Venezuela Reaches a New Level of Intensity

Bolivar and Zamora Revolutionary Current – CRBZ We are in a new phase in the development of external aggression plans to overthrow President Nicolás Maduro and destroy the Bolivarian Revolution and Chavismo. Once again, we have proof that the strategic development of the political conflict in Venezuela is determined by the international front. The initiatives,…

Canada Joins with Imperial ‘Mafia’ to Threaten Venezuela

Yves Engler Most Canadians think of their country as a force for good in the world, but recent efforts by Justin Trudeau’s government to overthrow Venezuela’s elected government have once again revealed the ugly truth about the Great White North. We are an important partner in imperialism, willing to interfere in the internal affairs of…

Somali War: A Continuing Result of United States Foreign Policy

Abayomi Azikiwe Pentagon bombing operations against the Horn of Africa state of Somalia have killed numerous people over the last several weeks under the guise of the United States “war on terrorism.” On 30 November 2018 the United States Africa Command (AFRICOM) reported that airstrikes were launched on al-Shabaab positions in Lebede killing nine people. (Reuters,…

Racism: A Systemic Problem in the Canadian Military

Yves Engler Anti-blackness is a significant problem in the Canadian Forces. For decades it was explicit and the institution evidently remains structurally racist. Last month it was revealed that a white reservist who repeatedly called black soldiers “n…ers” would not face any disciplinary measures. The stated reason was that the individual, whose father is a…

Burkina Faso: Entire Cabinet and PM Resign from Office

With no reason given yet, Paul Kaba Thieba, Burkina Faso‘s prime minister and the entire cabinet of ministers have resigned from office after pressure due to a rising wave of violence and kidnappings in the West African country. The decision was made public by President Roch Marc Christian Kabore in a televised statement to the…