The U.K. stripped the assets of a foreign state and transferred them to political actors engaged in regime change, John McEvoy reports. The result has been a form of collective punishment for people in Venezuela.
Tag: President Nicolás Maduro
Washington’s Version of Venezuela
The U.S. government believes that the only democratic institution in Venezuela is an assembly that has not met in seven years and whose term has expired, writes Vijay Prashad.
Venezuela Condemns US Senate Passage of ‘Bolivar Act’
The Maduro government called the legislation “a violation of economic freedoms and a serious offense to the Venezuelan people.”
Colombia & Venezuela to Reopen Border
Diplomatic relations between the two nations were broken in February 2019 after Colombia’s former president recognized Juan Guaidó, the self-proclaimed “president,” as Venezuela’s legitimate leader.
Biden Vacillates as Venezuela’s Maduro Gains Ground
Now that Cold War II has set in, Steve Ellner says Caracas’ strategic alliance with Moscow has become a greater priority for Washington.
Biden Asks Venezuelan Coup Leader to ‘Democracy Summit’
The U.S. president’s invitation to Juan Guaidó, an unelected opposition figure, comes weeks after Venezuelans reelected President Maduro in a contest U.S. legal observers called fair.