Venezuela: Terrorist Cell Planning Selective Assassinations and Attacks on Public Services Dismantled

The government dismantled a terrorist cell that planned selective assassinations, the Minister of People’s Power for the Interior, Justice and Peace, Néstor Reverol, reported. Roberto Marrero, deputy’s assistant in contempt, Juan Guaidó, directed a terrorist cell that sought to destabilize the country. Néstor Reverol announced that Marrero is currently in detention. #Now | Min. @NestorReverol:…

Señora Bachelet, You Surprise Me.

Matías Bosch Carcuro I am surprised, Mrs Bachelet, that you spoke today of the criminalization of protest in Venezuela. You have left me almost convinced that I hallucinated when I remembered that while you were President, Carabineros de Chile in front of La Moneda and throughout the Alameda as far as Santa Lucía, bombarded with…

Maduro: US Withholding $5bn of Medical Supplies in ‘Criminal’ Measure

Paul Dobson President Nicolas Maduro at the Jipana medical supply warehouse in Miranda State (@NicolasMaduro / Twitter) The US government is withholding US $5 billion which was meant for the purchase of medicines and raw materials used in medical production, President Nicolas Maduro claimed Wednesday. Speaking from Miranda State, Maduro denounced that US authorities “have…

Brazil’s New Policy Jeopardizes the Country’s Role as a Mediator in South America

Rafael Tatemoto Bolsonaro visits Trump, gives in to US interests, leaves “empty-handed” After opening up the Alcântara Space Base and dropping visa requirements for US tourists, president Jair Bolsonaro visited Donald Trump on Tuesday and promised that Brazil will support the new moves against president Nicolás Maduro in Venezuela and import a quota of US wheat without…

Reparations Means Global Social Transformation

Glen Ford Reparations is not a token gesture of concern, apology or even solidarity; it seeks justice and redress of wrongs through the transformation of a people’s condition. “An all-Black reparations debate is overdue.” The Democratic presidential race has erupted in incomprehensible babble on reparations. Bernie Sanders says he’s not sure what people mean by…

Brazil: Ex-president Michel Temer Arrested

Brasil de Fato Brazil’s former president Michel Temer was arrested this morning in São Paulo as part of Operation Car Wash. A Rio de Janeiro judge also issued an arrest warrant for a former Mines and Energy minister, Moreira Franco, and six more people. Michel Temer took office in 2016 after the ousting of president…

Venezuela: What Has to Happen?

Ana Cristina Bracho Fighting continues from February 2011 to the present and no state has ever been restored in Libya following NATO operations there. A resigned friend, sitting in the corner of the room and overwhelmed by these days, said, “whatever has to happen,” convinced that what would happen in Venezuela, in the event of…