Tag Archives: Nicolas Maduro

Venezuela Cash Reserves Reach New Low Amid U.S.- Led Sabotage By
TEMUCO, CHILE — Despite having the world’s largest oil reserves, Venezuela’s economy has struggled to stay afloat in recent years. The Venezuelan government, led by Nicolás Maduro, has been forced to take out loans from...
Venezuela’s Maduro Accuses US of “Imperialist Attack” Against Latin American Leftists By
Venezuela’s leftist president Nicolas Maduro told a crowd of supporters Saturday that the turmoil of recent months in progressive Latin American countries are the result of “an imperialist attack on all,” teleSUR reports. “It’s an imperialist...
US-Led Economic War, Not Socialism, Is Tearing Venezuela Apart By
WASHINGTON — (ANALYSIS) The political and economic crisis facing Venezuela is being endlessly pointed to as proof of the superiority of the free market. Images and portrayals of Venezuelans rioting in the streets over high food costs, empty grocery stores, medicine...
Maduro Warns Of New US-Backed ‘Plan Condor’ Against Left Govts By
A new Plan Condor, similar to the one that took place in the 1970s and 1980s, is being implemented against progressive governments in Latin America and the Caribbean region, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said during a press conference Tuesday. “The campaign against...
What You Should Know About The Ukraine-Style Anti-Government Protests In Venezuela By
The US-supported opposition in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela is taking its cue from the anti-government protests taking place across the Atlantic Ocean in Ukraine. Failing to win any of Venezuela’s elections by earning a popular mandate from the majority of the...
If Venezuela Is To Survive, Then Compromise Must Become The Country’s Watchword. By
When Hugo Chavez, Venezuela’s democratically-elected strongman died last March, there was some question about how long the neo-socialist regime created by the late paratrooper-turned president would last. Would it endure as its founder intended, or totter and fall in...
US Congress And Int’l Community Urge Restraint Ahead Of Possible Strike On Syria By
The U.S. could begin missile strikes on Syria as early as Thursday, according to senior U.S. officials who spoke with NBC news. The “three days” of strikes reportedly would be aimed at sending a message to Syria’s President Bashar Assad rather than disabling military...
Venezuela, Nicaragua Offer Asylum To NSA Whistleblower Snowden By
Leaders of Venezuela and Nicaragua said Friday they would grant asylum to US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden, the first countries to offer shelter to the whistleblower wanted for leaking details about widespread U.S. surveillance programs. “I have decided to offer...
With Latin American Leftists Vying For The Spotlight, Where Will Snowden Go? By
LIMA, Peru — Thought to be holed up in the transit area of Moscow’s airport, US National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden could really use tropical getaway. Leaders of several Latin American destinations seem to be tripping over each other to receive...
Venezuela Sends Military To Fight Caracas Street Crime By
LIMA, Peru — Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro has launched a plan to fight crime in the streets of Caracas, with its first phase involving 3,000 military troops. “Our armed forces are taking the streets to protect the people,” Maduro said in a speech to...