Three Years Later, Guaidó Represents No One, Says Russian Ambassador to Caracas

Three years after proclaiming himself interim president of Venezuela, opposition figure Juan Guaidó does not represent anyone, Russian Ambassador to Caracas Sergey Melik-Bagdasárov told Sputnik News. “Today, he is a nobody and does not represent anyone. This figure exists only in virtual space and in the feverish minds of his American supporters,” Melik-Bagdasarov said. In…

Chile’s President-Elect Boric Reiterates His Contempt for Besieged Nicaragua and Venezuela

Jesús Rodríguez Espinoza Caracas, January 22, 2022 (OrinocoTribune.com) – Gabriel Boric, president-elect of Chile, considers that the leftist governments headed by President Nicolás Maduro in Venezuela and Daniel Ortega in Nicaragua “have failed.” According to him, the main indication of the Venezuelan government’s failure is “the six million Venezuelans in diaspora;” however, he failed to…

The Long Roots of Venezuela’s Communal Tradition

Chris Gilbert Socialist communes may be new in Venezuela – officially, they began no earlier than 2009 – but, like much that is new, they also rely on old traditions and hence involve a “blast from the past.” On a certain level, it is hardly surprising that overcoming the radical atomization of capitalist society could…

UK Team Met in Venezuela to Promote British Energy Interests

John McEvoy Venezuela’s capital Caracas (Photo: Stig Nygaard / CC 2.0) The head of a secretive British government “reconstruction” unit held meetings in Venezuela’s capital, Caracas, to plan for UK involvement in the country’s energy sector. A record of the meetings is included in documents released under the UK’s Freedom of Information Act, but which…

Venezuela: Guacas Declaration

We, spokesmen and spokeswomen of 36 Communal Councils and 8 Communes of the Socialist Peasant Communal City Simon Bolivar of the Municipality Paez of the State of Apure, summoned by our Self-Government in an extraordinary and extended session in view of the incursion and occupation of our territory by armed men belonging to the TANCOL…

Cuba & Venezuela Economy to Grow Above Regional Average

Kawsachun News Cuba and Venezuela are set to see positive GDP growth in 2022, above the regional average, according to forecasts by the UN’s Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (CEPAL) which has released its annual report this month. The report predicts that in 2022, the Cuban economy will grow by 3.5%, and that of…

FANB to Initiate Bolivarian Shield 2022 Operation

Ana Perdigón The Bolivarian National Armed Force (FANB) is getting ready to initiate its Bolivarian Shield 2022 operation with the aim of guaranteeing peace in Venezuela. The head of FANB’s Strategic Operational Command (CEOFANB), General Domingo Hernández Lárez, reported that personnel, materials and equipment have already been enlisted to start the Bolivarian Shield 2022. Hernández…

When Will Canada Admit its Venezuela Coup Failed? 

Yves Engler Three-years ago Sunday Juan Guaidó declared himself president of Venezuela in a Caracas park. The same day Canadian foreign minister Chrystia Freeland formally recognized the little-known opposition politician. In subsequent days Canadian diplomats boasted to reporters that they played an important role in uniting large swaths of the Venezuelan opposition behind the plan to ratchet up tensions…

Russia Warns U.S. It Does Not Rule Out Military Deployment in Cuba and Venezuela

Yoselina Guevara Venezuelan-Russian-made Mil Mi-17 helicopters overfly a column of T-72B tanks during a military parade to celebrate Venezuela’s 206th anniversary of independence in Caracas, Venezuelan, on July 5, 2017. The new training center by Russia’s Rostec will train Venezuelan pilots how to fly modernized helicopters. FEDERICO PARRA/AFP/GETTY IMAGES At the end of the summit…

Venezuela’s Opposition Won Symbolic State of Barinas: Reasons and Consequences

Marco Teruggi The Venezuelan opposition won on Sunday the gubernatorial election in the state of Barinas. Its candidate, Sergio Garrido, of the Mesa de la Unidad Democrática (MUD), defeated Jorge Arreaza, former Foreign Minister and Minister of Industry and National Production. The former obtained 55.37% of the support, against 41.26% of the latter, more than…

The U.S. Is Intentionally Strangling Venezuela

Jonathan Ng The Venezuelan people have openly rejected the blockade imposed by Washington on the country When Pedro Rojas receives dialysis, his brother has to carry him and his wheelchair up the hospital stairs. Nine flights. The elevator broke, and frequent power outages afflict Maracaibo, the second largest city in Venezuela. Visitors and staff must lug everything…