Common Dreams staff
An Iranian oil tanker.
“We hope the Americans will not make a mistake.”
Jon Queally, staff writer
Venezuela said it would deploy naval vessels like these frigates—here on a 2019 exercise—to welcome Iranian tankers bringing much needed gasoline. (Photo: Zurimar Campos/ Venezuelan Presidency/AFP/File)
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warns that the U.S. government "...
Eoin Higgins, staff writer
Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro describes how mercenaries attempting a coup failed miserably on Sunday morning.
"The U.S. is looking for excuses to invade Venezuela, and that is why it uses...


The lovely Google Doodle of Cesar Chávez on Sunday, which would have marked the labor leader's 86th birthday, evidently didn't sit well with many right-wingers, who took to the blogosphere to shriek about conspiracy and sacrilege against poor Jesus and the Easter Bunny by that lousy Marxist dictator from Venezuela (really). They thus prove we need Chávez' message of respect for all - even brown-skinned - more than ever.