Venezuelan officials reported that a group of mercenaries attempted to invade the country on Sunday but were stopped by the country’s army and police
Venezuelan Foreign Minister, Jorge Arreaza, holds the right-wing governments of Brazil, Colombia and Peru responsible for the attack
On July 27 in Barinas, Venezuela, six activists belonging to the movement La Corriente Revolucionaria Bolívar y Zamora (CRBZ) were shot and killed by unidentified gunmen.
Plans allegedly included the assassination of President Maduro.
Military and 1,500 Venezuelan civilians barred opponents who wanted to enter Colombia with alleged humanitarian aid
Speaking at the closing event of the first day of the assembly, Venezuelan Vice President Delcy Rodríguez said that the country will never surrender to the US diktat and with the support of the people it will overcome the attack.
Carlos Ron, Venezuelan Vice-Minister for North America also explains how country’s socialist policies helped the Venezuelan people to overcome the brutal impact of the US led economic warfare.
The massive rally, commemorating 20 years of the swearing-in of Commander Hugo Chavez as the president of Venezuela, was especially significant in the light of western media claiming that Nicolas Maduro had lost the support of the people