Like Old Time Pirates: US Seizes Venezuelan Oil and Sells It

from TeleSUR English, October 29, 2020 Venezuela faces gasoline supply problems due to arbitrary sanctions whereby the U.S. seeks to destabilize the Bolivarian revolution. The U.S. Justice Department announced on Thursday that President Donald Trump’s administration sold over 1.1 million barrels of refined petroleum that were onboard the Luna vessel, which was seized by the United States from Iran on[…]

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Why 5G is the First Stage of a Tech War Between the U.S. and China

by Prabir Purkayastha, published on Counterpunch, August 14, 2020 The U.S. tech war on China continues, banning Chinese equipment from its network, and asking its Five Eyes partners and NATO allies to follow suit. It is a market and a technology denial regime that seeks to win back manufacturing that the U.S. and European countries have lost to China. International[…]

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Cuba on the front lines of fighting COVID-19

By Mirinda Crissman posted Workers World,  March 24, 2020 Cuba continues to illustrate international health care solidarity in its response to the COVID-19 crisis.  The island nation has sent brigades of doctors and supplies to Italy, Venezuela, Nicaragua, Jamaica, Suriname and Grenada. (telesurenglish.net) Meanwhile, the United States has been criminally negligent in stopping the spread of COVID-19 and in testing[…]

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Statement of Condemnation of the Decision of USA Against Venezuela

The WPC Secretariate, March 26, 2020 The World Peace Council condemns strongly the decision of the US Attorney General, on behalf of the US administration, to announce criminal charges against the President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela and other high-ranking officials with the pretext of their alleged involvement in international drug trafficking. The US General Attorney threatens to designate[…]

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U.S. war on the defenseless / Sanctions harm one-third of world’s people

by Sara Flounders, published on International Action Center, December 3, 2019 The most insidious and pervasive form of modern warfare by Wall Street and the Pentagon, acting in coordination, is passing largely unnoticed and unchallenged. This calculated attack is rolling back decades of progress in health care, sanitation, housing, essential infrastructure and industrial development all around the world. Almost every[…]

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URGENT CALL TO ACTION: Support the UN Resolution Against Unilateral Coercive Measures

Posted by People’s Mob Dear Friends of Peace and Justice, As you are well aware, for decades the U.S. government and its European allies have been illegally using unilateral economic sanctions (“Unilateral Coercive Measures”) as a weapon of war and mass destruction to topple governments that do not submit to the U.S. and European states’ domination of their country. The[…]

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Venezuela Oil Production Continues Decline as China Cancels More Shipments

Caracas, September 12, 2019 (venezuelanalysis.com) Venezuela’s oil output has continued its downward trend according to figures from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). The latest report from the oil cartel detailed that, based on secondary sources, the Caribbean nation produced 712,000 barrels per day (bpd) in August, down from 755,000 in July. The numbers reported directly by state[…]

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The World Is Uniting For International Law, Against US Empire

by Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, published on Popular Resistance, August 11,  2019 “We oppose the extraterritorial application of unilateral measures.“ That is not Cuba, Nicaragua, Iran, Russia, or China talking about the most recent unilateral coercive measures imposed by the United States against Venezuela, i.e. economic sanctions that have become an economic blockade, but the European Union. Even allies[…]

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Briefing: The Effects of the Economic Blockade of Venezuela

from the Venezuela Solidarity Campaign, The blockade in context The U.S. has been pursuing a strategy of ‘regime change’ through destabilising Venezuela dating back to the early years of Hugo Chávez’s presidency. This led George W. Bush’s administration to support the failed coup d’état against Chávez in 2002 and also the right-wing management lock-out in the oil industry. The lock-out,[…]

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