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Venezuela's Coup 2019

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Targeted Cyber Attack on
By Venezuelanalysis - Twitter - April 22, 2019

Venezuela Blackouts Part of Planned US Operation: Russia Defense Ministry
By TeleSur - April 22, 2019
Russian Deputy Defense Minister Colonel General Alexander Fomin said the recent series of blackouts in Venezuela was due to a planned operation led by the United States.

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the twenty-first century, the so-called Pink Tide governments, have over the recent past received heavy blows and have been replaced by conservative and right-wing governments in Brazil, Argentina and evidently Ecuador.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.
April 15, 2019
Russia To Help Venezuela Probe Cyber Attacks on Electric Grid
By TeleSur - April 15, 2019
Russia will provide strategic cooperation to the Venezuelan government to investigate several attacks against the National Energy Service (SEN) said Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Oleg Syromoloto Monday.

Supporting Venezuela 'comes with a cost’, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warns Cuba and Russia at Colombia refugee camp
By Agencies – SCMP - April 15, 2019
The United States will use all economic and political tools at its disposal to hold Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro accountable for his country’s crisis and will make clear to Cuba and Russia they will pay a price for supporting him, UN Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday.

China says US treats Latin American like its 'backyard'
By The Associated Press - ABC News - April 15, 2019
Beijing fires back at the U.S. after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo criticized China's role in Venezuela as prolonging the crisis there

Venezuela: Canada Imposes Fresh Sanctions as Pompeo Vows to 'Tighten Noose'
By Ricardo Vaz - Venezuelanalysis - April 15, 2019
Ottawa imposed sanctions on 43 Venezuelan officials Wednesday, according to a statement by Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland.

Pentagon/CIA push Venezuela regime-change propaganda in video games
By The Grayzone - YouTube - April 15, 2019

The US military and CIA launder propaganda through popular first-person shooter video games like Call of Duty, simulating invasions and sabotage of Venezuela's socialist government.
April 13, 2019
US Military Attack on Venezuela Mulled by Top Trump Advisors and Latin American Officials at Private DC Meeting
By Max Blumenthal - The Grayzone - April 13, 2019
The Washington, DC-based think tank the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) hosted a private roundtable on April 10 called "Assessing the Use of Military Force in Venezuela." A list of attendees was provided to The Grayzone and two participants confirmed the meeting took place. They refused to offer any further detail, however.

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.

'It Is Not Enough to Simply Oppose US Military Intervention': A Response to WOLA on Venezuela
By Greg Grandin, Noam Chomsky, Laura Carlsen, Sujatha Fernandes
- Common Dreams - April 13, 2019

The Washington Office on Latin America has yet to offer any explanation for why they do not oppose the Trump administration's illegal regime change effort in Venezuela, nor do they recognize the enormous damage that the president and his allies have done and continue to do

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.

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