Russian Plane With Medical Equipment Lands at New York’s JFK Airport

Sputnik The United States is currently the nation hit hardest by the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19), topping the global infection tally with more than 206,200 cases registered, according to the Johns Hopkins University count. A Russian Air Force Antonov An124 carrying medical equipment to help fight the COVID-19 outbreak has landed at New York’s JFK…

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…

Amid Coronavirus Crisis, China Demonstrates that an Alternative to the US-Led, Neoliberal Order is Possible

Ajit SinghA delegation of Chinese medical personnel arrived March 18th at Milan’s Malpensa airport to help manage Italy’s coronavirus emergency. Photo: Claudio Furlan/LaPresse/Zuma Press For nearly four decades the United States and its Western allies have proclaimed to the world that “there is no alternative” to neoliberalism, maligning the state and public sector as inefficient…

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…

A Thug in the White House

Manuel Cabieses Donoso Since January 2017, when Trump became president of the United States, the world has been living on the edge. The insane decisions of the American president are an insolent provocation to the independence and sovereignty of many nations. For Trump there are no ethical or humanitarian limits. He orders the massacre of…

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…

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…