Venezuelans Protest Bolivia Coup After Diplomatic Break
Paul Dobson | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-11-18
The de facto government in La Paz has broken relations with Caracas and recognised Guaido.
Another Failed US-Backed Coup Attempt in Venezuela Goes Unnoticed
Alan Macleod | mintpressnews.com | 2019-11-18
Despite heavy backing from US officials, the coup attempt fell completely flat as Venezuela's armed forces failed to defect to Juan Guaidó's side and few opposition protesters trickled into the streets.
Protestors Massacred in Post-Coup Bolivia
Olivia Arigho-Stiles | counterpunch.org | 2019-11-18
Eight are dead and hundreds injured in a week of bloodshed after Bolivia's former President Evo Morales was forced to resign from power last Sunday. | In this slim window of time, an interim unelected president has been installed, anti-coup protesters have been shot dead by the police and hundreds of foreign citizens have been expelled from the country, including over 700 Cuban doctors and Venezuelan diplomats. In total, 24 have died in a month of protest and turmoil.
US Says Israeli Settlements Are Legal, 23 Killed In Bolivia As Violent Coup Ignored & Venezuela Flop
Ryan Cristián | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2019-11-18
Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (11/18/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …
The Eighteenth Brumaire of Macho Camacho: Jeffery R. Webber and Forrest Hylton on the Coup in Bolivia
Ashley Smith | counterpunch.org | 2019-11-18
The stakes in labelling what happened in Bolivia a coup are nothing less than political legitimacy. Former presidents Dilma Rousseff and Luis Ignacio da Silva in Brazil; former president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner and president-elect Alberto Fernández in Argentina; and the governments of Andrés Manuel López Obrador in Mexico and Tabaré Vásquez in Uruguay labelled it a coup, while the governments of Brazil, Argentina, and Colombia, to name only some of the countries in the US orbit, refused to do so. Brazil, perhaps the least legitimate government in the hemisphere today, was the first country to recognize…
Self-proclaimed Guaido Congratulates the New Self-proclaimed in Bolivia: Believe It or Not
Orinoco Tribune | globalresearch.ca | 2019-11-18
Today Wednesday, the deputy president of the National Assembly in contempt and "self-proclaimed" Juan Guaidó congratulated the president in charge — and also " self-proclaimed " — of Bolivia, Jeanine àÅñez, after the coup d'etat was consummated in that …
Venezuela: Maduro Denounces Bribery Attempts on Army Officers
telesurenglish.net | 2019-11-17
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro denounced this Sunday that the country's right-wing has received more than US$400 million with the objective of buying politicians, policemen and members of the Bolivarian National Armed Force, to put them at the service of foreign nations' interests. | RELATED: | Venezuela Rejects Coup-Mongering Calls From the US | During an interview for the 'Jose Vicente Hoy' show, Maduro affirmed that despite bribes, the Venezuelan Armed Forces have remained loyal to…
Venezuela Rejects Coup-Mongering Calls From the US
telesurenglish.net | 2019-11-16
The Venezuelan government rejected Saturday a statement from United States Vice President Mike Pence, who called on the Bolivarian National Armed Forces (FANB) to carry out a coup d'etat in the country. | RELATED: | 'The March Against Fascism' To Defend Venezuela and Latin America | 'We urge the Venezuelan military to join the Venezuelan people, not a despot. The Venezuelan army should be a force of good, the…
Interview with a Chavista: Temir Porras
Lyn Neeley | workers.org | 2019-11-15
Hands Off Venezuela PDX sponsored an Oct. 9 Skype event with Temir Porras, a revolutionary Chavista who served as a former chief of staff to both President Hugo Chávez and President Nicolás Maduro. He is a knowledgeable economist, who also served as Venezuelan deputy minister for higher education and in . . . | Continue reading Interview with a Chavista: Temir Porras at Workers.org…
Morales: Bolivia Suffers an Assault on the Power of the People
Nino Pagliccia | counterpunch.org | 2019-11-15
As the military coup continues to entrench itself in Bolivia, the first goal of the perpetrators is to appear to be following the constitutional process. But the faàßade is not enough to hide the real disaster of yet another self-proclaimed president in Latin America. When you thought that the Juan Guaido experiment in Venezuela was…
Venezuelan Embassy Attacked in Brazil
Lucas Koerner | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-11-14
Bolsonaro denied any prior knowledge of the attack.
Venezuelan Oil Output Sees Modest Rise in October: OPEC
Ricardo Vaz | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-11-14
Reviving production has led Chevron convert a blending plant back to a crude upgrader for export of heavier grades.
CodePink Founder Medea Benjamin Threatened with Arrest After Protesting U.S. Foreign Interventions
Staff | democracynow.org | 2019-11-14
CodePink co-founder and longtime peace activist Medea Benjamin was threatened with arrest in Washington, D.C., Wednesday and accused of assaulting a sitting congressmember after being forcibly removed from a press conference for opposing the U.S.-backed coup and U.S. sanctions in Venezuela. Benjamin vehemently denies the accusations and says she was in fact the one assaulted when she and other activists demonstrated at a press conference hosted by Florida Democrat Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Florida Republican Mario Díaz-Balart announcing the launch of a Congressional Venezuela Democracy Caucus. We speak with Me…
Venezuela Condemns Bolivia Coup d'État
Paul Dobson | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-11-11
Government forces and grassroots movements are holding vigils across the country in support of Evo Morales.
US Authorizes Tax Payments to Maduro Gov't, Sanctions Five More Venezuelan Officials
Ricardo Vaz and Lucas Koerner | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-11-06
Washington has eased some of the restrictions imposed under its recent Venezuela embargo.
Venezuela, El Salvador Break Relations as Maduro Applauds 'New Anti-Neoliberal Wave'
Paul Dobson | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-11-04
Guatemala's president-elect has similarly pledged to break with the Maduro government upon assuming office in January.
Venezuelan Leftist Parties and Unions Stage Protest, Demand Gov't Answers
Ricardo Vaz | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-11-01
Dozens of activists demanded better wages and respect for collective bargaining rights.
Venezuela: Opposition Demands Bond Annulment, Gov't Grants Rosneft Tax Breaks
Ricardo Vaz | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-10-30
Rosneft will reportedly invest in natural gas production in Venezuela.
Venezuela Applauds Regional Leftist Victories
Paul Dobson | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-10-28
Caracas rejoiced at the "defeat of the IMF" in elections in Argentina, Uruguay, and swathes of Colombia this Sunday.
US Renews Chevron License as European Refiner Cuts Venezuela Ties over Sanctions
Lucas Koerner | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-10-23
Finnish-Venezuelan refiner Nynas is one of PDVSA's few remaining cash buyers.
Venezuela Government Hosts International Commune Congress
Paul Dobson | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-10-21
Maduro affirmed that popular power is "the soul" of the Bolivarian project.
BCV: Venezuelan Economy Contracted by 23.7 Percent in First Trimester of 2019
Lucas Koerner and Ricardo Vaz | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-10-19
The Venezuelan Central Bank also released inflation figures for the first time in six months.