Why the Black Alliance for Peace Opposes U.S. Intervention in Venezuela

Hands Off Venezuela Protest, London, January 28, 2019 The following statement was released on Jan. 25 by the Black Alliance for Peace and published on Workers World. We, the members of the Black Alliance for Peace, uphold our political stance in the face of aggressions waged by the United States. Two of BAP’s core principles are an unwavering commitment to[…]

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Corporate Titans Target Venezuela

Venezuelans took to the streets in August 2017 in response to Trump’s comment that he would consider the “military option” against Venezuela. (Photo: PSUV) by John Lesnick, from Counterpunch, February 6, 2019 Ruling elites have united behind the Trump administration in its illegal, unjust and brutal attempt to meddle in the internal affairs of Venezuela. Democrats and Republicans alike have[…]

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US-Led Coup In Venezuela: The Plot Thickens

Above: Thousands show their support for President Maduro. Credit Meridith Kohut for the New York Times. by Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, published on Popular Resistance, February 3, 2019 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[…]

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Veterans Call to Resist U.S. Coup in Venezuela

Veterans for Peace Respond to the US backed Coup in Venezuela, February, 2019 Veterans For Peace is outraged at the unfolding coup d’etat in Venezuela, which is clearly being orchestrated by the U.S. government. Two hundred years of blatant U.S. intervention in Latin America must come to an end.  Veterans For Peace was founded in 1985, in part prompted by[…]

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Venezuela Assumes OPEC Presidency, Unveils Foreign Oil Investment Deals

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro (R) alongside OPEC Secretary-General Mohammed Barkindo (L) with Venezuelan Vice-President Delcy Rodriguez and Oil Minister Manuel Quevedo behind. (Presidential Press) by Paul Dobson, published on Venezuelanalysis, January 9, 2019 Merida, January 9, 2019 (venezuelanalysis.com) – Venezuela has assumed the presidency of the world’s oil-exporting alliance, OPEC, starting this month and lasting for one year. The position[…]

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Venezuela gov’t beats back attempted coup

Photo: Maduro was sworn in by Supreme Court President Maikel Moreno. (Presidential Press) By John Catalinotto, Published on Workers World, January 22, 2019 Bulletin, Jan. 22 — The Venezuelan Ministry of Defense announced today that the Bolivarian Armed Forces had repelled an attempted attack on their facilities in Caracas. At 2:50 a.m. local time, “A small group of assailants assigned[…]

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Venezuela Fights Back! The Bolivarian Revolution Continues!

Photo: A Venezuelan supporter of President Nicolas Maduro gold a sign that reads: “Going forward with Maduro.”  ~TeleSUR Gallery, January 2019 by Alison Bodine, Fire This Time, January, 2019 A summary of the words most commonly appearing in mainstream news headlines about Venezuela in 2018 would include “humanitarian crisis,” “chaos,” “dictatorship,” and “failed state,” among other alarming buzzwords. Far reflecting[…]

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