All Articles on Venezuela

The coronavirus pandemic is reshaping the world and what comes out on the other side may be something completely new when it comes to the global order. (Photo: CodePink) Views
Could COVID-19 Reshape Global Leadership?
The United States is failing miserably to provide a good example of how to successfully combat COVID-19, but other nations are offering better models of what can be done and should be done.
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A U.S. Justice Department images displays charges against Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro and other Venezuelan officials on March 26, 2020. Views
Trump’s Narcoterrorism Indictment of Maduro Already Backfires
The indictments are another brick in the foundation for a pretext for either a direct U.S. military invasion or a proxy war.
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Venezuela's President Nicolás Maduro oversees a military parade in Caracas in 2017. News
'Another Attempted Coup': US Rebuked for 'Absurd' Drug Trafficking Charges Against Venezuela's Maduro
"An absurd demonstration of Washington's gangsterism."
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Venezuelan doctors conducting a COVID-19 house visit. (Photo: Courtesy of @OrlenysOV) Views
Venezuela’s Coronavirus Response Might Surprise You
Why is Venezuela doing so much better than its neighbors in the region?
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Why is there so little tangible concern about the brutal "collateral damage" caused by Trump's economic sanctions? Photo: Justin Podur) Views
Trump's Deadly Sanctions Power Should Be Reined In
US presidents should not have the power to unilaterally wage economic warfare against civilian populations.
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Economists Demand Trump Immediately Lift Iran, Cuba, and Venezuela Sanctions That Are 'Feeding the Coronavirus Epidemic'
"This policy is unconscionable and flagrantly against international law. It is imperative that the U.S. lift these immoral and illegal sanctions."
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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, President Donald Trump and U.S. National Security Advisor Robert O’Brien. (Photo: Getty Images) Views
'Maximum-Pressure March': US Hybrid War on Venezuela Heats Up
This is not the first time that the Trump administration has amplified its regime change efforts in response to negotiations between the Venezuelan government and the opposition.
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CODEPINK protests outside the Treasury Department. (Photo: Medea Benjamin) Views
To Help Stem Coronavirus, Lift Sanctions on Iran
Among those in Iran who have been unable to get critical medications have been patients with leukemia, epidermolysis bullosa, epilepsy, and chronic eye injuries from exposure to chemical weapons during the Iran-Iraq war. Now coronavirus is added to that list.
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Accusing US of Crimes Against Humanity, Venezuela Calls on ICC to Investigate Sanctions
With punishing sanctions, the Trump administration has given "a death sentence to tens of thousands of Venezuelans per year," foreign minister Jorge Arreaza said.
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'No Better Distillation of Washington': Democrats and GOP Join Trump in Standing Ovation for Failed Venezuelan Coup Leader Juan Guaidó
"Intervening in Venezuela's internal politics is the one thing that is bipartisan! How sad," said CodePink co-founder Medea Benjamin.
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