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MAJOR: Venezuela Shoots Down US Plane Used for Drug Trafficking

CARACAS – The Strategic Command Operations of the Bolivarian National Armed Forces announced on Wednesday it had shoot down an aircraft with a US serial identification number as it violated the country’s airspace. “CEOFANB reports that the United Aerospace Defence Command detected an aircraft with a US hull number intruding Venezuelan airspace overnight July 8 […]

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AMLO AND THE ANTI-FASCIST FRONT

By Arturo Gallegos – It is well known that to any progressive change in the politics of a country there is a reaction to the contrary, in other words, the response of the conservative side. Not rarely this resistance of the privileged class to lose its advantages usually ends in violence. Old and recent history […]

MAJOR: Giving Venezuela a Break? US Troops Ordered to LEAVE Colombia

CARACAS/WASHINGTON, D.C. – US troops have been ordered to suspend activities in Colombia for 48 hours after a court ruled that their presence in the South American country was unlawful. The finding came after legal action was initiated by a group of opposition senators, arguing that President Ivan Duque had deliberately violated the constitutional requirement […]

MAJOR: Trump Cold on Guaido, Would Consider Meeting Maduro

WASHINGTON, D.C./CARACAS – President Donald Trump stated that he would consider meeting with Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and expressed a noted lack of enthusiasm for the country’s Deep State-backed opposition leader in a new interview published Sunday. “I would maybe think about that,” Trump said when asked about the possibility of meeting with Maduro during […]

Mexico Defies US Sanctions, Offers to Sell Gasoline to Venezuela

CIUDAD DE MEXICO/CARACAS – President of Mexico Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador stated his country is willing to sell gasoline to Venezuela on “humanitarian” grounds if asked, defying United States sanctions against the Latin American nation. “If a request were made and it was a matter of humanitarian need, we would do it,” Lopez Obrador said […]

Botched Invasion of Venezuela Leaves Guaido Tainted Beyond Repair

Analyst Leonardo Flores takes a look at the different pieces in the opposition’s most recent coup attempt. From Venezuela Analysis The latest chapter in the ongoing effort to overthrow the Venezuelan government reads like a bad spy thriller: a group of mercenaries piloted speedboats from Colombia to Venezuela; half of them were killed or captured […]

Granma’s view of the Iran-Venezuela crisis: Iranian ships attend the funeral wake for James Monroe

US Admiral Craig Faller on Monday accused China, Russia and Iran of trying to “rewrite the world order,” and warned that his country’s warships are active and vigilant in the Caribbean, ahead of the upcoming arrival of the Persian nation’s oil tankers. The plot of the brave Iranian gesture of solidarity with Venezuela in unfolding in a scenario full of tensions and risk.

Trump Okays Movement of Iranian Oil Tankers to Venezuela

CARACAS – May 24, 2020 – Iranian fuel tankers for Venezuela are approaching the economic zone of a Latin American country. There they will be taken under guard by the Navy of Venezuela. According to Marinetraffic, the Fortune Iranian tanker is approaching Venezuela and will enter the waters of Venezuela this morning. Illustration: marinetraffic.com.   […]

MAJOR: Venezuela Detains Additional 66 Mercenaries of Failed Invasion

CARACAS – Venezuelan Prosecutor General Tarek William Saab said on Thursday that the law enforcement officers detained a total of 66 people involved in the recent botched invasion of Venezuela. In early May, Venezuelan Interior Minister Nestor Reverol stated an attempted maritime invasion by Colombian militants had been prevented as they tried to approach the […]

Guaido was Commander in Chief of Failed SilverCorp Mercenary Operation in Venezuela

By Patricio Zamorano – Council of Hemispheric Affairs – Published at Venezuela Analysis New information divulged this week reveals that Juan Guaidó was designated as “commander and chief” of the mercenary operation that completely unraveled on the shores of Venezuela. The 41 page contract that formed the basis of the already known eight page General Services Agreement […]