Global condemnation should also focus on the country responsible for the deadly, illegal and ineffective economic warfare at the heart of this crisis: the United States.
Western media outlets are perfectly willing to ignore their own reporting when it suits powerful interests.
History will record this as a key turning point in U.S.-Venezuela relations, U.S. violation of a key tenet of international law and most of all, as a heroic example of U.S. citizens doing everything in their power to try to stop a U.S.-orchestrated coup.
Kudos to the people of Venezuela for standing up for their sovereignty.
“American sanctions are deliberately aiming to wreck Venezuela’s economy and thereby lead to regime change. It’s a fruitless, heartless, illegal, and failed policy, causing grave harm to the Venezuelan people.”
"There are many in Venezuela who would hope for change in their country, but they don’t want a U.S.-backed regime in place."
The result of this is a breakdown of the relationship between the Venezuelan state and indigenous people, and a return to the longstanding struggle over territory and mining resources.
The State Department is on public notice that it will be violating the law if it enters the embassy.