Targeted Cyber Attack on Venezuelanalysis.com By Venezuelanalysis - Twitter - April 22, 2019
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US Sanctions Venezuela’s Central Bank By Ricardo Vaz – Venezuelanalysis - April 18, 2019
The US Treasury Department has levied sanctions against the Central Bank of Venezuela (BCV) in a bid to further isolate the Caribbean country financially.
Secret IDB Proposal Would Give $48 Billion Infusion to Boost Venezuela’s Economy — But Only After Regime Change By Rafael Moro Martins, Ryan Grim – The Intercept - April 18, 2019
The Inter-American Development Bank is quietly circulating an analysis that foresees an up to $48 billion infusion of capital into the Venezuelan economy should President Nicolás Maduro be removed from office. A pair of confidential documents, both called “Venezuela: Challenges and Opportunities,” outlines a four-year plan to open the country’s beleaguered economy to foreign corporations through privatization, structural reforms, and public-private partnerships.
Jimmy Carter Lectures Trump: US Is 'Most Warlike Nation in History of the World' By TeleSur - April 18, 2019
During his regular Sunday school lesson at Maranatha Baptist Church in his hometown of Plains, Georgia, Jimmy Carter revealed that he had recently spoken with President Donald Trump about China. Carter, 94, said Trump was worried about China’s growing economy and expressed concern that “China is getting ahead of us.” Carter, who normalized diplomatic relations between Washington and Beijing in 1979, said he told Trump that much of China’s success was due to its peaceful foreign policy.
Venezuela and the setbacks of the Latin American Left: What does it all mean? By Alan Freeman – Canadian Dimension - April 16, 2019
The progressive Latin American governments of the twenty-first century, the so-called Pink Tide governments, have over the recent past received heavy blows and have been replaced by conservative and right-wing governments in Brazil, Argentina and evidently Ecuador. What are people on the right saying about these setbacks for the left?
Defending Venezuela: Two Approaches By Chris Gilbert - Monthly Review Online - April 16, 2019
Chris Gilbert argues that solidarity movements defending Venezuela's sovereignty should also engage with the revolutionary proposals of the Bolivarian process.
United States Forces Ready to Attack Venezuela By TeleSur - April 13, 2019
The U.S. is particularly concerned over growing Chinese, Russian and Cuban influence in its hemisphere. U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton stated in an interview that "President Trump is determined not to see Venezuela fall under the sway of foreign powers." He has a custom of refering to the racist Monroe Doctrine, which considers Latin America to be the U.S. own backyard where it can do as it pleases.
President Maduro Rejects Bolsonaro's Military Invasion Threats By TeleSur - April 13, 2019
"The Venezuelan people reject, united and absolutely, Jair Bolsonaro's threats of war and military invasion," Maduro said Friday speaking from Caracas. He asked: "What is the reason for war? Why are you going to invade us? Did Venezuela steal anything from Brazil? Did Venezuela attack Brazil? With whom does Bolsonaro count on for a war? With the Brazilian people? With the Brazilian army? Where will they enter from?"
US: Paraguay is Partner in Strategy Against Venezuela By TeleSur - April 13, 2019
The United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived Saturday in Asuncion, Paraguay from Chile to continue with his diplomatic tour to consolidate support to the administration's strategy to take down the Venezuelan government under Nicolas Maduro.