US Withholding $5 Billion Of Medical Supplies In ‘Criminal’ Measure

By Paul Dobson, Venezuelanalysis. -

Merida – 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 [...]

US Sanctions Venezuelan Development Bank, Response To Arrest Of Guaido’s ‘Terrorist’ Aide

By Staff, RT -

The US Treasury has imposed sanctions on Venezuela's Economic and Social Development Bank and on four other institutions affiliated with it, calling in its statement for the release of Juan [...]

How US Sanctions Are Hurting Iran: A Firsthand Report

By Medea Benjamin, -

With a recent delegation to Iran, we experienced first-hand the legendary Iranian hospitality. Iranians are particularly thrilled to meet Americans, but as we discovered, our government’s [...]

Venezuela: US Imperialism Is Based On Lies And Threats

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

We are completing what became more than a week-long peace delegation to Venezuela organized by the US Peace Council and the Committee for International Solidarity in Venezuela (COSI). The trip [...]

#HandsOffVenezuela March In Washington: No To Economic And Military Warfare

By Julia Conley, Commondreams. -

Washington, DC - Denouncing the "strangling" of the Venezuelan economy via sanctions and demanding the Trump administration allow the South American country to determine its own fate, [...]

New Trump Plan To Punish Hague With Visa Bans

By Joshua Keating, Slate. -

The Trump administration’s latest step to prevent the International Criminal Court from investigating war crimes in Afghanistan was announced Friday by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, but it’s [...]

‘Life Calm In Caracas, People Prepared For More Struggle’

By John Catalinotto, Workers World. -

Our delegation made a short video today to talk about the situation of the people we have seen here in which everyone said that life in Caracas is going on. People were eating ice cream in the [...]

What A U.S. Peace Delegation Learned In Venezuela

By the Black Alliance for Peace. -

We mentioned last week that to gather the full range of evidence on U.S. efforts to sabotage Venezuela, a delegation of 13 leaders from peace, civil rights and women’s organizations were heading [...]

Will The US End Up Putting Sanctions On Every Country That Doesn’t Bend To Its Will?

By Vijay Prashad, -

The phrase is used over and over again by the government of the United States. “Strongest sanctions in history”—now against Iran, then against Venezuela. US government officials revel in the [...]

An American Casualty Of US Economic Sanctions On Iran

By David Hartsough, -

I went to Iran in February of this year with a peace delegation of 28 Americans organized by CODEPINK, a women-led peace activist group. The first day in Iran we had a very fruitful hour-and-half [...]

Bolton Threatens Sanctions On Banks Doing Business With Venezuela

By Stephen Lendman, -

Because of its world’s largest oil reserves, Venezuela is a jewel in the Latin American crown the US seeks dominance over—Brazil the other jewel, the region’s largest economy, the world’s 8th [...]

Sanctions On Venezuela Are No Alternative To War — They ARE War

By Staff, -

The Trump administration's effort to effect immediate regime change in Venezuela through a violent split in the armed forces has failed. But its goal and its aggression have not stopped. They are [...]

Demonizing Iran: An Inside Look Into What The US Is Trying To Hide

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

The United States has a long history of interfering in Iranian politics. Perhaps the most famous is the coup of the democratically-elected prime minister Mohammad Mossadegh in 1953 followed by [...]

US Issues Fresh Venezuela-Related Sanctions After VP Pence Affirms Washington’s Support For Guaido

By Staff, -

The US has announced a fresh round of Venezuela-related penalties, adding four new individuals to a list of people already subject to Washington’s hit-list of restrictions. Former Venezuelan vice [...]

US-Led Coup In Venezuela: The Plot Thickens

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

A lot has happened and we have learned more since last week when we wrote, Venezuela: What Activists Need To Know About The US-Led Coup. This article updates activists so we remain well-informed [...]