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Mark Weisbrot


Puerto Rico’s Botched Disaster Relief, Unsustainable Debt, and Economic Failure Linked to its Colonial Status

How can this scale of corruption, overseen by the US Congress, even happen? 

Mark Weisbrot ·


"I Apologize to No One" for Opposing Disastrous US Wars in Vietnam and Iraq, Says Bernie Sanders

"This is great: Bernie tell tells the pro-war crowd and their enablers to bring it on."

Jon Queally, staff writer ·


The Plot to Kill Venezuela

And who is caught between an economy reliant on oil revenues and a sanctions regime designed to create suffering? The people caught in the squeeze of factors beyond their control.

Vijay Prashad ·


What's Next: War With Venezuela?

Maybe the (eventual) war in Venezuela could be privatized!

Robert C. Koehler ·


In Venezuela, Trump Administration Content to Support a Military Coup But Not Nation's Refugees

"What this administration has demonstrated again and again over the last several years is that crises and vulnerability … have not been the factors that have moved them."

Jon Queally, staff writer ·


Biden Sides With Trump, Bolton, and Pompeo in Backing Coup Effort in Venezuela

Democratic frontrunner characterizes effort to overthrow elected goverment of President Nicolas Maduro at gunpoint just another benign effort to "restore democracy" in Latin America

Jon Queally, staff writer ·


Economists Warn Trump's Sanctions Targeting Venezuela 'A Death Sentence for Tens of Thousands of People'

"It's a fruitless, heartless, illegal, and failed policy, causing grave harm to the Venezuelan people."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


'It Is Not Enough to Simply Oppose US Military Intervention': A Response to WOLA on Venezuela

The Washington Office on Latin America has yet to offer any explanation for why they do not oppose the Trump administration's illegal regime change effort in Venezuela, nor do they recognize the enormous damage that the president and his allies have done and continue to do

Greg Grandin ·


Rubio's 'Explosion at Germán Dam' Error Exposes Deeper Dishonesty of US Venezuela Policy

"U.S. sanctions on Venezuela are killing people, and have been killing people for some time."

Eoin Higgins, staff writer ·


An Open Letter to the Washington Office on Latin America About Its Stance on US Effort to Overthrow Venezuelan Government

We believe that the Trump administration’s regime change effort in Venezuela is wrong in every way: morally, legally, and politically.

Greg Grandin ·