Trump Visits SOUTHCOM, Warns ‘Something Will Happen’ in Venezuela

Ricardo Vaz Trump had a meeting at the US Southern Command on Friday. (CBS Miami) US President Donald Trump set his sights on Venezuela during a recent visit to South Florida. “Something will happen with Venezuela. That’s all I can tell you,” he said in an interview with Noticias Telemundo on Friday, adding that Washington…

The New Pirates of Ancient Albion

Aram Aharonian The English High Court ruled earlier this month that the virtual and self-proclaimed “interim president” (Washington’s puppet) Juan Guaido and not the Venezuelan state should administer the 31 tonnes of gold reserves stored in the UK (1). This debacle proves that national and international law are no longer worth a dime, and represents…

The Role of the WTO in the U.S. Economic War on Venezuela

Misión Verdad The World Trade Organization (WTO) was founded 25 years ago to impose regulatory guidelines governing trade between all countries. It is an institution that was conceived within the framework of the Bretton Woods Agreements in 1944, but was not formed until early 1995. According to the organization’s rules, member countries must offer each…

Pan-African and International Solidarity Will Break Sanctions

A-APRP Venezuelan protest against Imperialism: Photo Source: PSUV Facebook Not one European colonizer or settler-colonist brought land to the African continent. They stole it when they arrived. Consequently, it is not only logical, but just, that Africans take the land back. Because British settlers stole Zimbabwe territory and called it “Rhodesia” as a tribute to…

Theory and Practice of Venezuelan Multilateralism in Times of Pandemic and Threats

Franco Vielma Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza. Photo: Archives By intensifying the siege on Venezuela, the U.S. government began to openly implement a policy of isolation of the oil-producing nation that has evolved into the current sordid political and economic blockade. They embarked on a roadmap of unilateral coercive measures that have given “legal” form…

Guayana Esequiba, a Robbery, Various Courts, and Great Riches

Marco Teruggi The International Court of Justice in the Hague has begun the debate to decide whether it has jurisdiction to deal with the request of Guyana with respect to the territory known as Esequibo, which is disputed with Venezuela. What is behind this request? Why is it occurring now and what is does the…

Three Political Fronts Where Chavism Has Taken the Offensive in 2020

Misión Verdad The popular mobilization of women and men in civic-military union and the measures of social protection and promotion are the driving forces of Chavismo. Photo: Archives A crisis that is not only circumstantial or regional, but systemic and global, has been catalyzed by the pandemic that branches out from the geopolitical to the…

Venezuela Denounces ‘Absurd Decision’ of UK to Retain its Gold Reserves

Peoples Dispatch “Venezuela must be respected! We don’t accept sanctions!” Photo: Venezuela Analysis British Judge Nigel Teare ruled on Thursday July 2 against the constitutional government of Venezuela led by President Nicolás Maduro and denied access to Venezuela’s Central Bank to their gold reserves held in the Bank of England. The reasoning of the court…

Venezuela: Genesis of the Civil-Military Union (IV)

Adán Chávez Frías I As stated in the previous installment, the popular rebellion of 1989 marked the birth of the Bolivarian Revolution; to the extent that it shook the national socio-political atmosphere, which from that moment on was characterized by an increase in protests as a consequence of the moral, economic and social deterioration of…

Colombians Question Deployment of U.S. Security Forces

Thomas Power A 2019 protest in Bogotá, Colombia against military aggression in Venezuela (Tom Power) Colombian soldiers and military brass have been implicated in a string of human rights violations in recent weeks. On May 1, Semana magazine reported that Colombian military illegally used U.S. military aid to spy on journalists and human rights defenders,…