U.S. State Department’s Coup Plan: Extortion of Venezuela Increasing

Marco Teruggi From Caracas. The coup chess game is accelerating in time of pandemic. The United States, at the forefront of the strategy to overthrow Nicolás Maduro, took a new step: it proposed the creation of a “Council of State for a transitional government”, in which neither Maduro nor the opposition leader Juan Guaidó would…

Coronavirus Aid for Regime Change: Washington’s 13 Point Plan for Venezuela

Alan Macleod The State Department released what it called its “democratic transition framework for Venezuela” yesterday; a 13-point plan for the removal of Nicolas Maduro and a radical overhaul of the country’s political system. The principal and most fundamental change Washington proposes is to “restore all powers to the National Assembly,” the one branch of…

Venezuela Demands Probe as Foreign Ship Enters Its Waters, Sinks Coast Guard Vessel

Sputnik-Latin America The Latin American nation was put on alert last month after the US Justice Department issued criminal charges against top officials, including President Nicolas Maduro, and offered millions of dollars in reward money for their arrest or prosecution over alleged drug smuggling operations. Venezuela is demanding that the Dutch government open an investigation…

Southcom Boosts US Military Presence in Latin America

Ben Norton The Donald Trump administration has ramped up US interventionism in Latin America, overseeing a far-right military coup in Bolivia and backing coup attempts against the leftist governments of Venezuela and Nicaragua. Against the backdrop of regime-change operations, the United States Southern Command has announced a massive expansion of its military presence in the…

The Pandemic Calls Neoliberal Rationality into Question

Photo: Nica Guerrero. Cacri Photos Collective This Friday, March 27th, Últimas Noticias published a good work by Ángel González, entitled, “The World in Shock“. It is a look at what is behind the pandemic, with the analysis of several colleagues: Pablo Giménez, Luis Salas and José Negrón Valera. Also some of my opinions about it….

Venezuela: Perfidy and Betrayal

Geronimo Paz The fact that the US political and economic power elites are acting with deliberate, premeditated viciousness against Venezuela at a time when we are struggling to control the threat of the Covid-19, showing no sensitivity, humanism or consideration, is something that should not surprise us, because it is their nature, their essence. What…

Trump’s Narcoterrorism Indictment of Maduro Backfires

Leonardo Flores US attorney general William Barr announces the indictment of Nicolas Maduro. For 20 years, right wing extremists in Miami and Washington have been slandering the Venezuelan government, accusing it of drug trafficking and harboring terrorists without ever offering even a shred of evidence. They finally got their wish on Thursday, when the US…

A-APRP Statement Concerning Escalation of U.S. Attacks Against Venezuela

Venezuelan protest against Imperialism: Photo Source: PSUV Facebook 28th March 2020 The All-African People’s Revolutionary Party (A-APRP) is clearly concerned with the outrageous and dangerous escalation against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and his fellow elected and appointed officials with charges of Narco-Terrorism. The history of blatant and naked aggression by the U.S. government against the…

Venezuela Denounces New US Attack On the Basis of False and Vulgar Accusations

The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela denounces that, at a time when humanity is facing the vicious pandemic ever, Donald Trump´s administration is once again attacking the People of Venezuela and its democratic institutions, using a new form of coup d’état based on miserable, vulgar and unfounded accusations that try to minimize the high recognition that…

Venezuela: Genesis of the Civil-Military Union

Adán Chávez Frías A civic-military movement that would promote a transformative revolution in the country. Photo: Presidency of Venezuela. I The memories of our first days at the side of Commander Chavez are still present in these days of March, in the midst of the hard battle that the world is fighting today; a battle…

Venezuela: Collective Organization and Solidarity in Response to COVID-19

How Do You Fight COVID-19 in a Municipality on the Venezuelan Border with Colombia? Since March 13, Venezuela entered into a general emergency, following President Nicolas Maduro’s announcement, among other measures, of the beginning of a social and collective quarantine for seven states in the country as of Monday, March 16. The president announced the…