Saturday, January 18, 2020

Tag: Venezuela

Economist Jeffrey Sachs: US sanctions have devastated Venezuela & killed over...

“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.”

With US support, Venezuelan opposition launch a coup in latest attempt...

"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."

Venezuela: Indigenous people are forgotten victims of crisis as profits trump...

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.

Arresting members of the Embassy Protection Collective would be unlawful

The State Department is on public notice that it will be violating the law if it enters the embassy.

Venezuela: Embassy Protection Collective ‘the next two days are crucial’

This is a time when all who oppose U.S. intervention need to show their support by doing all they can to protect the Venezuelan embassy in Washington, D.C.

Activists protect DC Venezuelan Embassy from US-supported coup

A group of us, all activists opposed to the prospect of the Venezuelan opposition taking over the Embassy, have been living inside the building for the past two weeks, working side-by-side with the skeletal Venezuela diplomatic staff that has been told by the State Department that they must leave by April 24.

Solidarity with Venezuela now! Protect the embassy

The Collective feels a responsibility to hold our government to a standard of respecting the rule of law as well as a responsibility to stand in solidarity with the people of Venezuela.

US and puppet Guaido implicated in terrorism plot against Venezuela

After the arrest of an aide to Juan Guaido this week, revelations came about that the U.S. and Guaido were plotting a terror campaign against Venezuela, with mercenaries trained in Colombia from surrounding nations and funded by $1 billion in assets the U.S. seized from Venezuela.

Trump & Bolsonaro join forces to back regime change in Venezuela...

Both leaders criticized what they called the “fake news” and discussed increasing efforts to remove Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro from office.

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In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Ex-pharma lobbyist embedded in White House tanked drug pricing bill, while his former employer...

Trump’s top healthcare adviser, former Gilead Sciences lobbyist Joe Grogan, strenuously lobbied within the White House and on Capitol Hill against price negotiations.

What was the point of Soleimani’s assassination?

The Trump regime had no authority to assassinate a senior Iranian general. Nor did it have a reason to do so, except to reap revenge upon his past acts.

Amid raft of state-level endorsements, Sanders leads democrats in new national poll

“It’s just one poll, but it looks like Bernie is unhurt and Warren unhelped by the brouhaha.”

Environmental groups sue Trump administration calling plan to open millions of acres of public...

"Trump's illegal, deeply unjust fracking plan would be a disaster for Central Valley communities, as well as our climate, wildlife and water."