Category: Venezuela

overseas-rivals-react-to-capitol-riots
08

Jan
2021

Overseas Rivals React To Capitol RiotsOverseas Rivals React To Capitol Riots

Many American geopolitical rivals issued statements following riots at the United States Capitol that left four dead and temporarily delayed the certification of President-elect Joe Biden’s victory. China Chinese state media compared the Capitol riots to the pro-democracy Hong Kong protests, accusing Americans of hypocrisy. (RELATED: Ted Cruz Compares Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Protests To Berlin […]

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uae-a-hub-for-firms-helping-venezuela-dodge-us-sanctions,-report-says
30

Dec
2020

UAE A Hub For Firms Helping Venezuela Dodge US Sanctions, Report SaysUAE A Hub For Firms Helping Venezuela Dodge US Sanctions, Report Says

After the United States (U.S.) in June sanctioned several oil tankers to curb the Venezuelan oil trade, three firms based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have acted as intermediaries helping Venezuela sidestep those sanctions, an investigative report from Reuters found. The role the three companies — Muhit Maritime, Issa Shipping FZE, and Asia Charm […]

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socialist-maduro-allies-regain-power-in-contentious-venezuelan-election
08

Dec
2020

Socialist Maduro Allies Regain Power In Contentious Venezuelan ElectionSocialist Maduro Allies Regain Power In Contentious Venezuelan Election

December 07, 2020 11:21 AM ET Parties making up the Great Patriotic Pole, an alliance that backs socialist Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, won elections Sunday that opposition leaders are calling illegitimate.  Members of the Great Patriotic Pole won about two-thirds of votes cast on election day, but only 31% of eligible voters turned out to […]

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judge-convicts,-sentences-six-american-oil-executives-who-were-lured-to-venezuela
27

Nov
2020

Judge Convicts, Sentences Six American Oil Executives Who Were Lured To VenezuelaJudge Convicts, Sentences Six American Oil Executives Who Were Lured To Venezuela

A Venezuela judge convicted and immediately sentenced six U.S. oil executives who had been charged with corruption and have been detained for more than three years. The judge sentenced each of the six executives to eight years imprisonment on Thursday evening, The Associated Press reported. The executives, who work for Houston-based and Venezuela state-owned oil […]

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venezuela-what-next?
15

Jul
2020

Venezuela What Next?Venezuela What Next?

Via The North Belfast Journal A View from Napoleons Nose by Fra Hughes… There is a radical quarantine in place in Venezuela at the present time as the COVID 19 Coronavirus appears to gain a foothold in the country.The fear at this time is for the Barios, in the capital Caracas, which may be susceptible […]

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‘a-dead-man’:-a-journalist’s-escape-from-socialist-venezuela,-part-2
12

Jul
2020

‘A Dead Man’: A Journalist’s Escape From Socialist Venezuela, Part 2‘A Dead Man’: A Journalist’s Escape From Socialist Venezuela, Part 2

This piece is the second installment of a two-part story. These articles document a Venezuelan journalist’s struggle to flee the failing state and survive in a place where journalists are often under serious threat of bodily harm. Some names have been changed in order to protect those involved. My decision to escape Venezuela was related […]

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‘powerful-enough-to-do-whatever-we-want’:-a-journalist’s-escape-from-socialist-venezuela,-part-1
11

Jul
2020

‘Powerful Enough To Do Whatever We Want’: A Journalist’s Escape From Socialist Venezuela, Part 1‘Powerful Enough To Do Whatever We Want’: A Journalist’s Escape From Socialist Venezuela, Part 1

This piece is the first installment of a two-part story. These articles document a Venezuelan journalist’s struggle to flee the failing state and survive in a place where journalists are often under serious threat of bodily harm. Some names have been changed in order to protect those involved. It all started in 2014 on a […]

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us-plans-to-invade-venezuela-through-colombia
10

Jul
2020

US plans to invade Venezuela through ColombiaUS plans to invade Venezuela through Colombia

Submitted by InfoBrics, authored by Lucas Leiroz, research fellow in international law at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro… Colombia is under a pro-Washington government. The country’s current president, Iván Duque Márquez, has been noted for a series of policies of alignment with the United States, continuing the legacy of his predecessor, former president […]

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uk-commits-‘highway-robbery’-of-venezuelan-gold,-says-academic
09

Jul
2020

UK commits ‘highway robbery’ of Venezuelan gold, says academicUK commits ‘highway robbery’ of Venezuelan gold, says academic

Submitted by InfoBrics, authored by Johanna Ross, journalist based in Edinburgh, Scotland… When it comes to Venezuela, Britain is suffering from split personality disorder. While the UK Foreign Office reportedly maintains ‘full, normal and reciprocal diplomatic relations’ with legitimately elected President Maduro’s government, and with Maduro’s UK ambassador, the British government has been actively supporting the […]

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countries-ranked-on-‘democracy’-in-2020
05

Jul
2020

Countries Ranked on ‘Democracy’ in 2020Countries Ranked on ‘Democracy’ in 2020

Eric Zuesse NATO and its supporters and member-nations are hiding the fact that the predominant belief in many of these nations is that they’re dictatorships that merely pontificate ‘democracy’ to other nations. NATO, which is America’s propagandistically ‘pro-democracy’ military alliance against Russia and against China, polled the people in 53 countries — some of which […]

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