Venezuela’s Moncada at the OAS: “The Coup Failed”

The Ambassador of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela to the Organization of American States (OAS), Samuel Moncada, stressed on Friday in the Permanent Council of the organization, that the alleged humanitarian aid is only a strategy of the U.S. government to consolidate its plan of colonial conversion in Venezuela and reconquest in Latin America. “It…

Financial Blockade: Chronology of a Strategy to Destroy Venezuela

Misión Verdad Sanctions against Venezuela are real and palpable mechanisms of destruction of the State, identity and, with it, of Venezuelan society. They form part of a war strategy based on the application of diverse resources and sophisticated tools of financial hegemony against fundamental nodes of national life. Although in Venezuela there are no bombs…

Interview with Venezuelan Vice Foreign Minister: Sanctions, Covert US Activity, and Threats of Military Action

Venezuela Foreign Minister, Jorge Arreaza (Left) Vice Foreign Minister Carlos Ron (Right) Jeremy Scahill: We begin today by getting the Venezuelan government’s response to a deluge of allegations leveled against the Maduro government by the Trump administration, by top Democrats including Pelosi, by the corporate media and by Venezuelan opposition figures who have asserted that…

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…

Ana Esther Ceceña: “A War on Venezuela Would be a Hemispheric War”

She is among the intellectuals that continue to speak out against foreign intervention, for peace and solidarity with Venezuela. For Ana Esther Ceceña, Venezuela today has become the focus of an international and geopolitical debate and dispute. According to the Mexican economist, the conflict with Venezuela is not primarily about oil, “if it was only…

What Would Happen in the Region if a War Breaks Out in Venezuela?

Franco Vielma At the beginning of February 2019, the U.S. Senate vetoed the possibility that the government of that country, at least momentarily, would intervene through its regular forces in Venezuela, despite the fact that the Republicans dominate the Upper House. In the Democrat-dominated House of Representatives of the U.S. Congress, the positions are much…

Chancellor Arreaza: US Openly Organizes and Executes a Coup d’état in Venezuela

Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza gave a press conference from the headquarters of the United Nations, where he reaffirmed the condemnation of the coup d’état carried out by the U.S. government against his country. Arreaza warned about the direct and open participation of the United States in the organization, promotion and financing of aggression, giving…

The Responsibility to Protect: Saving from Asphyxiation by Strangulation?

Editor’s note. The promotion of “humanitarian aid” as a tool for intervention in Venezuela advances in view of the impossibility that the United States has in imposing it formally from the OAS and the UN Security Council. Both failures in these instances to achieve recognition by acclamation of Juan Guaidó, including the subsequent veto of…

Defeat Trump’s Colonial War

Samuel Moncada Acosta The colonial project with which Donald Trump tries to reconquer Venezuela has several components: a legal folly, an abuse of power, a crime of aggression and a coup d’état. All with the purpose of promoting chaos and a foreign military intervention that would destroy not only peace in Venezuela but in the…

Russia-Venezuela Military Cooperation: A Headache for the US

Misión Verdad A Su-30 squadron in aerial exercises in Venezuela (Photo: Correo del Orinoco) The military operations orchestrated by the United States in Afghanistan, Iraq or Syria at the beginning of the current century have left the country not only with high economic and logistical costs, but also with political costs, in terms of the…

Irene León: “Defending Peace in Latin America, Especially in Venezuela is a Question of Dignity, but Also of Transcendence.”

Venezuela, with a developing coup d’état and a military invasion on its doorstep, has witnessed a large number of solidarity demonstrations from unions, social organizations and intellectual circles, among other sectors. One of these voices is Irene León, Ecuadorian communicator and sociologist, author of various books and articles, she currently presides over the Fundación de…

The Religious Crusade of the Southern Command Against Venezuela

Misión Verdad As you know, the Pentagon never stops working. Its work in Latin America and the Caribbean is carried out by SOUTHCOM, which aims to safeguard U.S. military interests in the region. These are reflected in the document presented by Admiral Craig S. Faller (Posture Statement 2019), commander of the Southern Command, before the…

Venezuelan Ambassador to the EU: “We Will Not Accept an External Agenda”

Alex Anfruns Interview with Claudia Salerno, Venezuelan Ambassador to the EU: “We will not accept an external agenda”. The eyes of the world are once again on Venezuela. After being appointed president of the National Assembly on January 23 opposition leader Juan Guaidó proclaimed himself the “temporary president” of the Venezuelan government. The United States…

As US Laments Human Rights in Venezuela, US-Allied Colombia Descends into Drug-fueled Humanitarian Crisis

Whitney Webb Protesters attend a candlelight vigil for activists killed since the signing of the peace accords in Bogota, Colombia, July 6, 2018. Fernando Vergara | AP BOGOTÁ, COLOMBIA (Analysis) — Several troubling situations are currently playing out across Colombia, yet the country’s continuing downward spiral into drug-fueled and politically-motivated violence has caused little concern…