Posted in #TheRealNews #Venezuela cocaine drug trafficking FARC Juan Guaido nicolas maduro William Barr

The $15 Million Bounty On Maduro Is One More Attempt To Unseat Him

The US says Maduro collaborated with the FARC to “flood the US with cocaine.” It’s an additional legal pressure to get Venezuela’s president to step…

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Posted in #TheRealNews #Venezuela Juan Guaido Mike Fox nicolas maduro opposition violence PSUV

Unreported Opposition Violence Continues in Venezuela

Venezuela’s opposition has a long history of burning government buildings, health clinics, and the local headquarters of the country’s social missions. The violence continues, but…

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Posted in #TheRealNews economic warfare Juan Guaido Nancy Pelosi nicolas maduro sanctions SOTU state of the union

US Sanctions Venezuela Again to Prove Socialism Doesn’t Work

Shortly after Venezuelan opposition leader and self-declared president Juan Guaidó got a standing ovation at Trump’s State of the Union address, United States officials promised…

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Posted in #TheRealNews #Venezuela Adrienne Pine Carlos Vecchio David Paul Embassy Protection Collective Juan Guaido Kevin Zeese margaret flowers nicolas maduro

US Gov’t Attempts to Railroad Venezuelan Embassy Protectors

Prosecutors convinced the presiding judge not to allow political considerations in a highly politicized trial against four defendants who attempted to prevent Venezuela’s parallel government…

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Posted in #TheRealNews #Venezuela Henri Falcon Juan Guaido nicolas maduro Ricardo Vaz US sanctions

Venezuela’s Maduro Attempts a Separate Peace with Part of Opposition

As tensions increase between the Maduro government and the US-supported opposition, Maduro signed an agreement with smaller opposition parties against sanctions and in favor of…

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Posted in #TheRealNews #Venezuela economic sanctions Human Rights Watch Joe Emersberger Juan Guaido mass media nicolas maduro press freedom

Press Freedom in Venezuela: Much Freer Than Most Believe

Even a cursory glance at Venezuelan private television, shows that opposition figures regularly speak their mind on talk shows and news programs, undermining the notion…

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Posted in #TheRealNews #Venezuela ADOS afro-descendant Black Alliance for Peace Bolivarian Revolution Embassy Protection Collective Hugo Chavez imperialism netfa freeman nicolas maduro sanctions Sao Paulo

The Black Working Class and Venezuela: Fighting The Same Enemy

Netfa Freeman discusses the unique perspective of the Embassy Protection Collective’s work through the lens of the Black working class and their connection with Venezuela…

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Posted in #TheRealNews #Venezuela Francisco Rodriguez John Bolton Juan Guaido nicolas maduro sanctions

More Sanctions Against Venezuela Means More Suffering

The Trump administration’s new sanctions freeze all of Venezuela’s U.S.-based assets and those of anyone who helps Maduro which will only increase poverty, says Venezuelan…

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Posted in #TheRealNews #Venezuela Juan Guaido nicolas maduro

NPR Shreds Ethics Handbook to Normalize Regime Change in Venezuela

As Greg Grandin writes, Otto Reich, head of the administration’s Orwellian propaganda outfit known as the Office of Public Diplomacy, informed the public network that…

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Posted in #TheRealNews #Venezuela Ernesto Villegas Juan Guaido nicolas maduro Vladimir Villegas

Two Brothers on Opposing Sides in Venezuela’s Political Conflict

Vladimir and Ernesto Villegas – both well-known Venezuelan journalists – one part of the Maduro government and the other an ex-Chavista, navigate opposing sides of…

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Posted in #TheRealNews #Venezuela Edgardo Lander Juan Guaido nicolas maduro

National Referendum on Elections: A Way Forward for Venezuela (3/7)

Venezuela’s opposition and government are at an absolute impasse about how to get the country out of its current crisis, the best way forward is…

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Posted in #TheRealNews #Venezuela Juan Guaido negotiations nicolas maduro Norway

Opposition Demand for Maduro’s Resignation a Non-Starter, Says Norwegian Official

An unnamed Norwegian official with inside knowledge of the talks between the Venezuelan opposition and government in Oslo said the opposition “needs to be more…

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Posted in #TheRealNews #Venezuela Alex Main Juan Guaido Lindsey Graham nicolas maduro

Sen. Graham’s Call for Military Intervention in Venezuela: A Scare Tactic?

Sen. Lindsey Graham issued one of the most explicit threats of military intervention against Venezuela yet. But does he mean it and does he truly…

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Posted in #TheRealNews #Venezuela Edgardo Lander Juan Guaido nicolas maduro The Citizens Platform for the Defense of the Constitution

Waiting for Guaido   (Pt 2/7)

Why did Edgardo Lander and the Citizens Platform for the Defense of the Constitution meet with Juan Guaidó? The potential for violence, military intervention, and…

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Posted in #TheRealNews #Venezuela Carlos Vecchio Embassy Juan Guaido medea benjamin nicolas maduro Samuel Moncada vienna convention on diplomatic relations

Trump Admin Breaks and Enters Venezuela’s Embassy, Arrests Activists

After more than a month of living in the Venezuelan embassy, DC police and secret service broke open the doors to arrest for activists who…

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Posted in #TheRealNews #Venezuela Chavistas economic crisis Hugo Chavez nicolas maduro

Why Many Venezuelans Are Still Chavistas

Despite the dramatic economic crisis and the constant political conflict in Venezuela, there still is a significant proportion of the population that consider themselves to…

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Posted in #TheRealNews #Venezuela Juan Guaido Mike Fox nicolas maduro US military

Guaidó Calls for US Military Cooperation, but few Venezuelans Support the Move

Parallel president and opposition leader Juan Guaidó says he would like to coordinate with the US military, but following his failed April 30th coup attempt,…

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Posted in #TheRealNews #Venezuela Andrej Hunko Germany humanitarian crisis Juan Guaido nicolas maduro sanctions

Venezuela’s Maduro Government Not Near Collapse

Andrej Hunko, a member of Germany’s parliament recently visited with President Maduro and parallel president Juan Guaidó. Hunko discussed the importance of a negotiated solution,…

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Posted in #TheRealNews #Venezuela Jeffrey Sachs Juan Guaido Mark Weisbrot nicolas maduro Ricardo Hausmann sanctions

Denying Impact of Venezuela Sanctions is ‘Like Climate Denial’

CEPR co-director Mark Weisbrot responds to Guaidó economic advisors’ dismissal of the U.S. sanctions’ effects on Venezuela The post Denying Impact of Venezuela Sanctions is…

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Posted in #Protest #TheRealNews #Venezuela Embassy Juan Guaido medea benjamin nicolas maduro

CodePink’s Medea Benjamin: Venezuelan Embassy’s Power Cut

DC’s power company, PEPCO, cut the electricity to the Venezuelan Embassy Wednesday evening, even though the bill was paid in full. Secret Service and opposition…

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Posted in #TheRealNews #Venezuela Edgardo Lander Juan Guaido media coverage nicolas maduro Venezuela crisis

Left Media Coverage of Venezuela Questioned

Prominent Venezuelan sociologist and intellectual Edgardo Lander says while it’s correct to oppose U.S. intervention and interference, Left media should not minimize the responsibility of…

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Posted in #TheRealNews #Venezuela elliot abrams Juan Guaido nicolas maduro washington dc

Defense of Venezuela’s US Embassy: Activists Versus US Government

Activists defending the Venezuelan embassy in Washington DC are ready for a drawn-out battle, laying the groundwork for legal challenges, as the Trump administration’s Elliot…

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