Latin America & Caribbean

In early 1970s, in a note to the CIA, Henry Kissinger recommended “Make the economy scream.” The same concept has been applied to Venezuela, with advanced techniques of financial warfare.
Mild thunder before the storm? It sets the stage? A failed putsch which may be followed by a real US sponsored military coup at some later date? The failed coup, a sloppy intelligence operation? Was this event planned to fail from the very outset? An Important Historical Precedent, Santiago de Chile. The Failed June 29, 1973 Coup
Who buys this gold? Large corporations. One of them is the Swiss registered Metalor, among the world’s largest gold foundries. Annually, 3,000 to 3,500 tons of gold are mined across the globe. Switzerland refines about 70-80% of all the gold in the world. An estimated 20% to 30% of it is considered ‘blood gold’
Washington thought that their puppet, self-declared “interim President” Juan Guaidó, still had a chance. The U.S. government made a callous bet that the installation of Guaidó, would be enough to force the people of Venezuela to overthrow the democratically elected government of President Nicolas Maduro
Solidarity with Venezuela Now! Protect the Embassy By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, April 22, 2019
Irresponsible Protections: Venezuela and Foreign Intervention By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, April 22, 2019
Sell Out: How Corruption, Voter Fraud and a Neoliberal Turn Led Ecuador’s President Moreno to Give Up Assange By Denis Rogatyuk, April 21, 2019
Police State Ecuador Under Lenin Moreno By Stephen Lendman, April 20, 2019
Russia Warns Bolton: ‘Monroe Doctrine’ Remarks Are Insulting to Latin America By Andre Vltchek, April 20, 2019
Live from Nicaragua : Uprising or Coup? By Tortilla Con Sal and Brian S. Willson, April 20, 2019
What Venezuela’s Tragic Predicament Teaches Iran By Rostam Pourzal, April 20, 2019
Trump Declares Economic War on Cuba By The Conversation, April 19, 2019
“Militarized Capitalism”: Trump Regime Hardliners Want Venezuela to Become Another Honduras By Stephen Lendman, April 18, 2019
EU and Canada to Fight New US Sanctions on Cuba By Telesur, April 18, 2019
Venezuela – Still on the Brink? Quiet Before the Storm By Peter Koenig, April 18, 2019
The Triumph of Evil By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, April 18, 2019
Venezuela: A Cocaine Super-Highway to the US? By Stephen Lendman, April 17, 2019
Venezuela: Canada Imposes Fresh Sanctions as Pompeo Vows to ‘Tighten Noose’ By Ricardo Vaz, April 17, 2019
Julian Assange’s Victory By Andre Vltchek, April 17, 2019
Preventing the Sale of Venezuelan Oil to Cuba: Killing Two Birds with a Stone By Nino Pagliccia, April 17, 2019
The Truth about Venezuela: Speaking events April 18-29 By Global Research News, April 16, 2019
Humanitarian Crisis in Venezuela? What Crisis? By Stephen Lendman, April 16, 2019
Assange Used Ecuadorian Embassy for Spying? Lenin Moreno By Stephen Lendman, April 16, 2019
Julian Assange Arrested – Murdering Human Rights, Freedom of Speech – Murdering Freedom By Peter Koenig, April 16, 2019
Defending Julian Assange; Defending the Truth By Robert J. Burrowes, April 16, 2019
US Military Attack on Venezuela Mulled by Top Trump Advisors and Latin American Officials at Private DC Meeting By Max Blumenthal, April 16, 2019
Brazil Under Bolsonaro: Social Base, Agenda and Perspectives By Prof. Ana Garcia, April 15, 2019
The Fake Charge Against Julian Assange Proves that the US Government Has No Integrity By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, April 15, 2019
Nicolas Maduro Moros
Why Venezuela Has Not Been Defeated By Prof. James Petras, April 15, 2019
Julian Assange Is Guilty Only of Revealing the Evil Soul of US Imperialism By Federico Pieraccini, April 15, 2019
US Threatens Venezuela at UNSC as IMF Freezes Funds By Ricardo Vaz, April 15, 2019
WikiLeaks’ Publication of the Collateral Murder Video, Afghanistan and Iraq Docs, US Diplomatic Cables: Why Assange’s Extradition Must be Opposed at All Cost By Dr. Nozomi Hayase, April 14, 2019
The Arrest of Julian Assange: “Sends a Chill into the Bones of Investigative Journalists and Whistle-Blowers around the Globe” By Hamilton Coalition to Stop the War, April 14, 2019
Drop Invalid Charges Against Julian Assange! By Massoud Nayeri, April 14, 2019
Major Revelation: Assange Was Bought for $4.2 Billion – Former Ecuadorian President Confirms IMF Loan In Exchange For Assange By Paul Antonopoulos, April 14, 2019
Mairead Maguire Requests Permission to Visit Assange, Nominated for Nobel Prize By Mairead Maguire, April 14, 2019
Hands Off Venezuela: Pence Bullies Venezuela at UN Security Council. U.S. Peace Council Contradicts Western Media Distortions By Carla Stea, April 14, 2019
What Should People of Conscience Do to Protect Julian Assange? By Kim Petersen, April 14, 2019
In Solidarity with Venezuela: 60 Countries Create Group for the Defense of Peace and the Principles of the UN Charter By Simon Garcia, April 14, 2019
After 7 Years of Deceptions About Assange, the US Readies for Its First Media Rendition By Jonathan Cook, April 14, 2019
Assange’s Arrest Affirms US/UK Speech, Media, and Academic Freedoms Are Null and Void By Stephen Lendman, April 14, 2019
Assange’s Indictment Treats Journalism as a Crime By Prof. Marjorie Cohn, April 14, 2019
The Assange Arrest: You Have the Right to Remain Silent By Pepe Escobar, April 14, 2019
British Government Arrests WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange on Behalf of the American Empire By Dr. Leon Tressell, April 12, 2019
Assange’s Arrest Criminalizes Truth-Telling Journalism By Stephen Lendman, April 12, 2019
Julian Assange Should be Lauded and Protected, Not Persecuted and Destroyed By Mark Taliano, April 12, 2019
Venezuela Walks from OAS as Body Violates Charter in Support of US-Backed Coup By Alexander Rubinstein, April 12, 2019
Julian Assange: The Age of Injustice By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts, April 12, 2019
Shredding Asylum: The Arrest of Julian Assange By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, April 12, 2019
Julian Assange Message Is to “Resist!” By Massoud Nayeri, April 12, 2019
Police State Britain: UK Police Forcibly Arrest Julian Assange By Stephen Lendman, April 11, 2019
Access to Medical Care, a Human Right, Must Also be Guaranteed to Julian Assange By Sean Love, April 11, 2019
WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Appears in London Court By RTE, April 11, 2019
International Coalition Calls for the EU to End Its Role in the Assault on the Amazon By Fern, April 10, 2019
Venezuela: US Imposes Fresh Sanctions as Rival Marches Held By Ricardo Vaz, April 10, 2019
Haiti Facing Worst Crisis Since 1986? By Nancy Roc, April 09, 2019
Mexico to Spain and Vatican: Apologize for Your Crimes! By Andre Vltchek, April 08, 2019
On the Pavement with Wikileaks By Craig Murray, April 08, 2019
Venezuela Under Siege By Hugo Turner, April 08, 2019
Assange Faces Ongoing Threats at Ecuador’s London Embassy By Oscar Grenfell, April 08, 2019
Trump Neocons Target Cuba By Kurt Nimmo, April 07, 2019
U.S. Admits It Cannot Attack Venezuela – Confirmed S-300 Anti-Air Systems By Joaquin Flores, April 06, 2019
Trump Regime Considering Aggression against Venezuela? By Stephen Lendman, April 06, 2019
Assange to be Handed over to the UK, then to the US? By Stephen Lendman, April 06, 2019
Veteran Intelligence Professionals (VIPS) Urge Trump to Avoid War Russia Over Venezuela By Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity, April 06, 2019
US Extradition of Assange Would be Violation of International Law: UN Special Rapporteur By Oscar Grenfell, April 06, 2019
Protecting Julian Assange: A Must for People of Conscience By Kim Petersen, April 05, 2019
Ecuador Twists Embarrassing INA Papers into Pretext to Oust Assange By Defend Wikileaks, April 05, 2019
US VERDAD Act: Senate Support for Regime Change in Venezuela By Stephen Lendman, April 04, 2019
More than 40 US Organizations Pressure US Congress: End Trump’s Crusade for War in Venezuela By Telesur, April 04, 2019
China’s PLA Troops in Venezuela Is Game Changer By M. K. Bhadrakumar, April 04, 2019
Like Libya and Syria, Venezuela Is Not “Just About Oil” By Andre Vltchek, April 03, 2019
The End of the Myth — From the Frontier to the Border Wall in the Mind of America By Jim Miles, April 03, 2019
Terms of Asylum and Distraction: Ecuador’s President Moreno’s “Assange Problem” By Dr. Binoy Kampmark, April 03, 2019
Is Washington Preparing the Groundwork for a Maidan Scenario in Venezuela? By Robert Bridge, April 03, 2019
US Puppet Guaido Stripped of Immunity By Stephen Lendman, April 03, 2019
A Threatening Monster By Christopher Black, April 03, 2019
Why Was Guaido Barred from Holding Public Office for 15 Years? By Telesur, April 03, 2019
‘I Love Israel’: Bolsonaro Nudged by Netanyahu to Recognize Embassy Move During Visit By Julia Kassem, April 02, 2019
Venezuela’s Chief Supreme Court Justice Calls for Stripping Guaido of Immunity By Stephen Lendman, April 02, 2019
Russia Establishes Attack Helicopter School in Venezuela By Zero Hedge, April 02, 2019
Fascistic Talks and Deeds Wrapped in the American Flag: “The Fear Doctrine”, Immigrant Families, Asylum Seekers, Babies Caged under a Bridge By Massoud Nayeri, April 01, 2019
Cuba’s International Collaboration Programme and Social Missions: Principles and Truths from Venezuela By Julio César García Rodríguez, April 01, 2019
Bolsonaro to Netanyahu at Start of 4-Day Tour: ‘I Love Israel’ By Telesur, April 01, 2019