An Open Letter to the State Department from the Embassy Protection Collective

  To: US State Department Venezuelan Foreign Ministry From: Embassy Protection Collective Re: Exiting the Venezuelan Embassy Date: May 13, 2019 This is the 34th day of our living in the Venezuelan embassy in Washington, DC. We are prepared to stay another 34 days, or however long is needed to resolve the embassy dispute in a peaceful way consistent with[…]

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Venezuela: Striving for Food Sovereignty

Photo: Community members working in the La Columna community garden, Merida, Venezuela. by Tamara Pearson by Peter Lackowski, Published on CounterCurrents, May 6, 2019 A First Hand Account from a Commune in Venezuela We went to visit facilities for urban food production named after Fabricio Ojeda, one of the many Venezuelan revolutionary martyrs of the last century. It is a[…]

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Activists Under Attack at the Venezuelan Embassy

Photos from videos by Alex Rubenstein: opposition supporters partying outside the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington DC in the middle of the night with music and drumming, noisemakers and sirens, and spotlights flashing. Editor’s note: The hoped for Venezuelan coup fell flat.   The military refused to leave the Maduro government.   The people of Venezuela are not ready for a civil war.  […]

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Breaking News: Military Coup Underway in Venezuela

Photo: Self-proclaimed “Interim President” Juan Guaido speaking to press during an attempted coup on April 30. (Reuters) This is the report from Venezuelanalysis at about 12:20 PM on Tuesday, April 30.   You can find updates at the link posted for Venezuelanalysis.   I will try to post Updates through the day, but they are my source. A military uprising is[…]

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Huge Defeat for Imperialists: The U.S. Broke Its Teeth in Venezuela

By Alison Bodine, Published on Volume 13, Issue 3 of Fire This Time newspaper The miserably failed “humanitarian aid” delivery into Venezuela on February 23 is another nail in the coffin of the U.S. government’s coup attempt against President Nicolas Maduro and the Bolivarian revolutionary process in Venezuela. Before this day, the U.S. government and their allies, including Canada, thought[…]

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Venezuela: US Imperialism Is Based On Lies And Threats

by Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Published on Popular Resistance, March 17, 2019 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 was complicated by American Airlines cancelling all flights in and out of the country, leaving us scrambling[…]

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U.S. Anti-War Movement Leaders Report from Embattled Venezuela

by John Catalinotto, Published on Workers World, March 12, 2019 Reports from anti-war delegation members Sara Flounders and Joe Lombardo in Venezuela were used to prepare this article. Leaders of the anti-war movement in the United States arrived in Caracas on March 9 and 10 to find out firsthand the truth of how the government and population are responding to[…]

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Sabotage of Electric Grid Leaves Venezuela Without Power for 20 Hours

Photo: From Venezuelanalysis, 11/12/18 Venezuela’s electrical grid continues to struggle with blackouts as the country’s economic crisis continues. (Carlos Garcia Rawlins) By Marco Terrugi posted  to Workers World on March 10, 2019 Article published in pagina12.com.ar on March 9. Translation by Michael Otto. Caracas, Venezuela – At 5 p.m. on March 7, almost all of Venezuela was in the dark.[…]

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On D-Day, Feb. 23, the trucks couldn’t Enter Venezuela

By Marco Terrugi posted on Workers World, February 25, 2019 First published on Feb. 24 by Pagina12, translated by Michael Otto. The day of the announced arrival of “humanitarian aid” to Venezuela, Feb. 23, came and went. The apocalyptic forecasts did not take place. Nicolás Maduro did not fall; Juan Guaidó stayed in Cúcuta, Colombia; and no Hollywood showdown took[…]

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