How A Lawbreaking International Coalition Failed To Overthrow Venezuela’s Government

By Vijay Prashad and Carlos Ron/Globetrotter, Popular Resistance. -

On January 5, 2021, the newly elected National Assembly took its seats in Venezuela’s capital. That day the Lima Group released a statement most of its members signed saying that they did not [...]

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 [...]

The EU Avoids Treating Guaido As ‘President’ Of Venezuela

By Telesur English. -

The European Union avoided referring to the opposition politician Juan Guaido as Venezuela's "acting president" once the mandate of the National Assembly over which he presided expired on [...]

I Observed Venezuela’s Elections Firsthand

By Rick Sterling, Mintpress News. -

On election day, Sunday, December 6, we began a tour of election sites. Typically, the voting takes place at a school, with five to ten classrooms designated as “mesas,” and each voter goes to [...]

US Blockade Prevents Venezuela From Funding COVAX

By Telesur English. -

Venezuela’s Health Minister Carlos Alvarado on Sunday said that the economic blockade imposed by the United States is preventing his country from funding the COVAX initiative led by the World [...]

Alex Saab Case: ‘One Of The Most Egregious Examples Of Jurisdictional Overreach’

By La Iguana TV, Orinoco Tribune. -

Baltasar Garzón, former Spanish judge who is the defense attorney for Venezuelan diplomatic envoy Álex Saab, reiterated during an interview with the Colombian newspaper El Espectador that his [...]

US Airports Are Portals For Disease Spread

By Margaret Flowers, Truthout. -

I recently traveled to Venezuela to be an observer for its National Assembly election and was struck by a stark difference between the ways Venezuela and the United States are handling the [...]

Trump Enacts Sweeping New Sanctions On China, Iran, Venezuela

By Alan Macleod, Mintpress News. -

On its way out the door, the Trump administration is ramping up another round of aggressive, punishing sanctions against a host of countries. On Friday, the State Department announced new [...]

The (In)Visible Hand, Scarcity, Venezuela, And The PlayStation 5

By Dakotah Lilly, Popular Resistance. -

As Christmas approaches around the world, lines get longer, prices fluctuate, and everyone wants to get their hands on the seasons hottest gift or toy for their loved ones. This holiday seasons [...]

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 [...]

Former Presidential Candidate Capriles Calls On US To End ‘Interim Presidency’

By Ricardo Vaz, Venezuelanalysis. -

Former two-time presidential candidate Henrique Capriles has demanded a change of strategy for the Venezuelan opposition. In an interview with the BBC, Capriles argued for a “reconstruction” [...]

Free Elections In Venezuela Are A Blow To Regime Change

By Leonardo Flores, Popular Resistance. -

Venezuela held legislative elections on December 6 and, as has become the norm, the U.S. and sectors of the opposition that boycotted the election are claiming fraud without presenting evidence. [...]

We Don’t Listen To The Dying Government Of Donald Trump

By Vijay Prashad, Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. -

The night before the National Assembly elections in Venezuela, President Nicolás Maduro spoke to a group of visitors at Miraflores Palace in Caracas. He recounted how he had been a member of the [...]

US Observers Endorse Venezuela’s Election Legitimacy

By Telesur English. -

U.S. political actors observing Venezuela's parliamentary elections Sunday ratified the process' legitimacy, despite the U.S. administration's attempts to discredit it. After visiting several [...]

Elections And The Path To Socialism In Venezuela

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

On December 6, Venezuelans elected a new National Assembly with a left political majority. This election, which was well-run and legitimate despite what the imperialist media and countries say, [...]