Selected Articles: Political, Legal and Economic Crisis in Venezuela. A Symptom of US Imperialism.
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Global Research, January 16, 2016

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Venezuelan electionThe Hand of Washington in the “Election Coups” in Venezuela

By Arnold August, December 26 2015

In order to increase the U.S. policy of domination over the southern part of the hemisphere, much of which has been in revolt against U.S. control, a new face was needed for U.S. ambitions; this new image was necessary in order to close the international and domestic credibility gap created by the Bush years. This is the role of Obama; his image of “change” was, and is, consciously promoted by Obama himself and the Chicago marketing specialists.

venezuela-banderaEconomic State of Emergency in Venezuela

By Stephen Lendman, January 16 2016

Right-wing opposition elements winning National Assembly control for the first time in 16 years initiated war on Bolivarian fairness. Right-left confrontation along with plunging oil prices got President Nicolas Maduro to declare a 60-day economic state of emergency.

Grassroots activists prepare for what Greg Wilpert terms a "double-confrontation."</p><br /><br />
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By Gregory Wilpert, January 16 2016

Following the Venezuelan opposition’s recent electoral victory in the Dec. 6 parliamentary elections, the opposition seems to be more determined than ever to steer towards an outright confrontation with the president.

venezuela-banderaVenezuela Plunges Into Constitutional Crisis. Supreme Court Declares National Assembly Void

By Dr. Christof Lehmann, January 16 2016

Venezuela is plunging deeper into a constitutional crisis as the Supreme Court of Justice declared that the National Assembly, where the Democratic Unity Roundtable (MUD) holds a super-majority as “void”.

latinamericaA New Political Situation in Latin America: What Lies Ahead?

By Claudio Katz and Richard Fidler, January 05 2016

Two recent events – the second-round victory on November 22 of right-wing candidate Mauricio Macri in Argentina’s presidential election, and the December 6 victory of the right-wing Democratic Unity Roundtable, winning two thirds of the seats in Venezuela’s National Assembly elections – have radically altered the political map in South America.

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