All Articles on Hugo Chávez

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro flashes victory signs, declaring he will prevail amid a "coup," during a press conference at Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela, on Friday. (Photo: Ariana Cubillos / AP) Views
Your Complete Guide to the N.Y. Times’ Support of U.S.-Backed Coups in Latin America
A survey of The New York Times archives shows the Times editorial board has supported 10 out of 12 American-backed coups in Latin America
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Protestors rally in support of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro as they hold a banner featuring the late former president of Venezuela Hugo Chavez, the current president of Venezuela Nicolas Maduro and 19th century Venezuelan military and political leader Simon Bolivar, outside the Venezuelan Consulate in Midtown Manhattan, January 24, 2019 in New York City. The Trump administration, along with several other governments in the region, has recognized opposition leader Juan Guaido as the rightful head of s Views
A Progressive Alternative to Trump’s Dangerous Venezuela Policy
The Trump administration's loose talk of military options is extremely dangerous and should be met with vocal and sustained opposition
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United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo votes before addressing the United Nations (U.N.) Security Council in a meeting which was requested by the United States to offer a statement on the current situation in for Venezuela on January 26, 2019 in New York City. News
Trump's 'Axis of Evil': Pompeo, Bolton & Abrams
'This is truly an ominous development for the poor people of Venezuela.'
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“We continue to hold the illegitimate Maduro regime directly responsible for any threats it may pose to the safety of the Venezuelan people.” (Photo: White House on Flickr) Views
Trump Backs Overthrow Of Venezuelan President, Recognizes Right-Wing Opposition Figure As Leader
“Don’t trust the gringos. They don’t have friends or loyalties. They only have interests, guts, and the ambition to take Venezuela’s oil, gas, and gold.”
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Fears of US-Backed 'Coup' in Motion as Trump Recognizes Venezuela Opposition Lawmaker as 'Interim President'
In response to Trump declaration, President Nicolas Maduro gives diplomats from 'imperialist' U.S. 72 hours to leave the country
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Maduro said, “this presidential sash is yours. The power of this sash is yours. It does not belong to the oligarchy or to imperialism. It belongs to the sovereign people of Venezuela.”(Photo: Noticia al Día) Views
America Has Its Gunsights on Venezuela
It is plain as day that the United States wants to overthrow the government in Venezuela
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The Reichstag fire, a tragedy Hitler used to seize almost unlimited power. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons) Views
Will Trump Rule by Decree?
It’s a small leap from a “state of emergency” at the border to martial law throughout the country
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How Capitalism Is Killing Us
And how we may have passed the 'point of no return'
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With this story, it has done what it regularly does when supposedly vital western foreign policy interests are at stake – it simply regurgitates an elite-serving, western narrative. (Photo: Carl Court/Getty Images) Views
Guardian Escalates Its Vilification of Julian Assange
The Guardian did not make a mistake in vilifying Assange without a shred of evidence. It did what it is designed to do.
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 Seventy percent of the populations in these countries have no confidence in Trump. (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
Most of the World Does Not Like U.S. Foreign Policy
But disregard for world opinion—as well as the opinion of the U.S. citizenry—defines the U.S. government
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