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MAJOR: Venezuelan Military Shoots Down Cocaine-Loaded US Plane

CARACAS – Venezuela’s military has shot down a US-registered aircraft carrying drugs, Interior Minister Nestor Reverol announced. According to the interior minister, the incident took place on Tuesday, with the aircraft downed after illegally entering Venezuelan airspace in the province of Zulia near the border with Colombia, RIA Novosti reported. “After the illegal air unit […]

Send in The Clowns For The Circus is in Town

By Edward Curtin – Originally at OffGuardian – Published Aug 24, 2020 FRN Don’t bother, they’re here, already performing in the center ring under the big top owned and operated by The Umbrella People. Trump, Biden, Pence, Harris, and their clownish sidekicks, Pompeo, Michelle Obama, et al., are performing daily under the umbrella’s shadowy protection. For […]

Venezuela Sentences Two Deep State Mercs Involved in Botched ‘Bay of Piglets’ Raid to 20 Years in Jail

CARACAS – Mercenaries Luke Denman and Airan Berry have each been sentenced to 20 years in prison for their roles in “Operation Gideon”, the botched May incursion into Venezuela, the country’s Attorney General Tarek William Saab announced. According to the official, the two US nationals had admitted to the crimes of conspiracy, association, illicit trafficking […]

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 […]

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.

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 […]