ALBA Countries Reject Interventionist EU Agenda In Venezuela

By Telesur English. -

The countries of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America-People's Trade Treaty (ALBA-TCP) have "energetically" rejected the latest sanctions approved by the European Union (EU) [...]

Is Biden Committing Diplomatic Suicide Over The Iran Nuclear Agreement?

By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies, Popular Resistance. -

As Congress still struggles to pass a COVID relief bill, the rest of the world is nervously reserving judgment on America’s new president and his foreign policy, after successive U.S. [...]

Damning UN Report Urges The UK To Unfreeze Venezuelan Gold

By John McEvoy, The Canary. -

Alena Douhan is the United Nations’ special rapporteur on the negative impact of unilateral coercive measures on the enjoyment of human rights. Douhan visited Venezuela on 1 February “to assess [...]

UN Special Rapporteur Urges US To Lift The Blockade Against Venezuela

By Mision Verdad, Orinoco Tribune. -

The Special Rapporteur of the United Nations (UN) on the effects of sanctions on human rights, Alena Douhan, held a press conference today before leaving Venezuela. Douhan detailed the impact of [...]

Take Action To End The Economic War At Home And Abroad

By Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance. -

It is the same neoliberal economic system, white supremacy and disregard for human life that underlie sanctions abroad and at home. The current recession and pandemic have exposed this in a [...]

Iran Adds Trump, Pompeo, Mnuchin, Several Ex-Officials To Sanctions Lists

By Lilia Dergacheva, Sputnik News. -

Iran has imposed sanctions on incumbent US President Trump, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, acting Secretary of Defence Christopher Miller, Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin, ex-Secretary [...]

Capitol Riot Brings US Foreign Policy Home

By Margaret Kimberley, Black Agenda Report. -

The attack on the United States Capitol was yet another trauma created by the election of Donald Trump to the presidency. The scenes of his supporters literally breaking down the doors and [...]

Pompeo’s Iran/al-Qaeda Delusion

By Hajira Asghar, Liberation News. -

With just days left for the Trump administration, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo declared this week that Iran is the “new home base” for al-Qaeda and announced an additional round of sanctions on [...]

US Designates Cuba As A ‘Sponsor Of Terrorism’

By People's Dispatch. -

The United States announced on Monday January 11 that it will designate Cuba as a state sponsor of terrorism. The move came hours after Secretary of State of the Trump administration, Mike [...]

New Venezuelan Parliament: Those Responsible For Political Instability And Looting Should Be Behind Bars

By Ultimas Noticias, Orinoco Tribune. -

Caracas, Venezuela - Today, the first Vice President of the Venezuelan National Assembly, Iris Varela, requested the creation of a special commission so that within 48 hours an arrest warrant [...]

Venezuela Advances In Case Against The US Before International Criminal Court

By Ultimas Noticias, Orinoco Tribune. -

The International Criminal Court (ICC), in its annual report, confirmed the deposit of evidence by Venezuelan authorities regarding the lawsuit (Venezuela II) against United States officials for [...]

Fuel Shortages In Venezuela

By Tatuy TV and Venezuelanalysis. -

Fuel shortages have become of the main issues in Venezuela. The mainstream media, always on board the regime change bandwagon, is keen to report that "the country with the world's largest oil [...]

Venezuela Calls On UNSC To Reject Unilateral Sanctions

By Telesur English. -

"All countries suffering from this type of aggression inflicted by economic means must cooperate to put an end to the suffering of our peoples," Ambassador Moncada stressed. Speaking at the [...]

US Intervenes As Venezuela Prepares For High Stakes Election

By Roger D. Harris, Popular Resistance. -

The US finally appointed an ambassador to Venezuela after a decade hiatus and in the runup to the Venezuelan National Assembly elections. The new ambassador, James Story, was confirmed by US [...]

‘Distraction Mechanism’: NYT’s Crocodile Tears Over Iran Sanctions

By Morgan Artyukhina, Sputnik News. -

What seems to be a compassionate plea for mercy from Washington by a major US newspaper is actually just a furthering of the US propaganda war against Iran that’s responsible for the strangling [...]