From “Humanitarian Aid” To A Nationwide Blackout: What’s Next For Trump’s Coup In Venezuela?

By Jorge Martin, -

The failure of the 23 February “humanitarian aid” provocation on the Venezuelan border was a serious blow for Trump’s ongoing coup attempt. There were mutual recriminations between self-appointed [...]

Venezuela ‘The Coup Is Over’

By Vijay Prashad, -

JORGE ARREAZA, Foreign Minister of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, is a serious man. He carries in his pocket the Venezuelan Constitution and the Charter of the United Nations and [...]

San Agustín: Popular Power Striking Back Against The Coup And The Crisis

By Ricardo Vaz, -

In recent weeks, the mainstream media has bombarded us with selective images of Venezuela, with Venezuelans portrayed either as passively suffering from the devastating crisis or desperately [...]

The FBI Came Close To Staging A Coup

By John Kiriakou, -

Former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe, in an explosive interview with CBS’s “60 Minutes,” said that in early 2017,  in the aftermath of President Donald Trump’s firing of former FBI Director [...]

Facts Don’t Interfere With Propaganda Blitz Against Venezuela’s Elected President

By Joe Emersberger, FAIR. -

The Miami Herald (2/8/19) reported, “Venezuelan leader Nicolás Maduro continues to reject international aid—going so far as to blockade a road that might have been used for its delivery.“ The [...]

Venezuela – Media Find Trump’s Coup Plan Does Not Work

By Staff, -

The U.S. coup planners and their Venezuelan puppets had hoped that the Venezuelan military would jump to their side. That was wishful thinking and unlikely to happen. They also thought up some [...]

US Coup In Venezuela Causing Uprisings In Haiti And Dominican Republic

By Ariel Fornari, -

Ironically, it was Venezuela that helped to develop the island’s energy infrastructure in recent years. A key part of this is the  REFIDOMSA oil refinery in the Dominican Republic which the [...]

Inside The Neoliberal Laboratory Mobilizing For Regime Change In Venezuela — And Preparing For The Theft Of Its Economy

By Justin Podur, The Independent Media Institute, GlobeTrotter -

As we watch a U.S.-backed coup unfold in a distant country, as in Venezuela today, our eyes are drawn to the diplomatic, military, and economic elements of the U.S. campaign. The picture of a [...]

Imperialist Aggression & What We Can Learn From The Attempted Coup Against Venezuela

By Alison Bodine, -

On January 23, 2019 Juan Guaido declared himself to be the “acting President” of Venezuela. He was immediately recognized as the interim President of Venezuela by the United States government, [...]

The Rise Of A Fake President In Venezuela

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

On January 23 2019, Juan Guaidó, the current president of the defunct Venezuelan National Assembly, pronounced himself the president of the country. The United States, Canada, the European Union [...]

How To Create A U.S.-Backed Government Coup For Fun & Profit!

By Lee Camp, -

Well, let me revise that: Very few care. English teachers may care because they may find it fascinating the phrase “violent coup” is one of the only English phrases often introduced with the [...]

‘Hands Off Venezuela!’ Trump Denounced for Backing Coup d’Etát

By John Zangas and Anne Meador, DC Media Group -

Peace groups held a rally at the White House on Saturday to denounce the Trump administration for meddling in Venezuela’s affairs and supporting the overthrow of the democratically elected [...]

The US Coup: New Attempt To Eradicate The Chavista Revolution

By Stansfield Smith, Popular Resistance -

Nicolas Maduro was first elected president in 2013, and the record since then shows the US has repeatedly tried to unseat him and eradicate the Bolivarian revolution, always meeting with failure. [...]

Trump Administration Backs Slow-Motion Right-Wing Coup In Venezuela

By Kevin Gosztola, -

A slow-motion coup by right-wing opposition forces is underway in Venezuela. It has the support of President Donald Trump’s administration, and if successful, President Nicolas Maduro will be [...]

Ecuador’s Soft Coup And Political Persecution

By Rafael Correa, -

Can you imagine a “democracy” in which the president handpicks a council that proceeds to dismiss the Constitutional Court, the Judicial Council which oversees the judiciary, the National [...]