COVID-19 in Venezuela
The US suspends sanctions against Venezuela for COVID-19 related purchases

The OFAC published a license authorizing transactions of Venezuelan state banks where related to combating the pandemic

Global outcry after Venezuela financially blocked from COVAX initiative

Last week, the Venezuelan government announced that the Union Bank of Switzerland blocked its latest payments of 10 million USD towards the COVAX initiative for acquiring COVID-19 vaccines

How Venezuela is rebuilding its industrial base, one volunteer at a time

An organization of 2,270 volunteer workers is helping Venezuela boost its industrial capacity, devastated by years of US economic sanctions.

The illegal blockade of Venezuela and the Anti-Blockade Law

Despite an unrelenting, suffocating blockade on Venezuela, the country has continued to promote social policies to safeguard the population

Venezuela launches vaccination drive against COVID-19

Despite the harsh economic sanctions and commercial blockade against Venezuela imposed by the US and supported by the EU, the government of President Nicolás Maduro is making every possible effort to secure anti-COVID-19 vaccines

Why imperialism is obsolete in Latin America

Venezuela’s Foreign minister Jorge Arreaza talks about the country’s relationship of mutual gain and benefit with China, the US bid to impose Monroe Doctrine 2.0, and a how a new Cold War cannot be allowed in the region

Venezuela prepares for parliamentary elections

The upcoming elections are crucial to finding solution to the political crisis generated by the US-backed right-wing opposition leader Juan Guaidó in January 2019

EU extends sanctions against Venezuela

The extension comes as the country continues to battle the COVID-19 pandemic, with Maduro securing 10 million Sputnik V vaccine doses.

Joe Biden should shake hands with Nicolás Maduro

Despite the relentless aggression by the US against Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro congratulated Joe Biden on his election and expressed the hope that talks would resume. It might be a good idea for Biden to take up that offer

How Venezuela has held back COVID-19 in spite of the US sanctions stranglehold on its economy

María Lourdes Urbaneja Durant tells Vijay Prashad that despite sabotage by the US, Venezuela has been able to curb the spread of COVID-19 through “participation of the people”

US files to seize Iranian shipments en route to Venezuela

Federal prosecutors have alleged that the shipments being made are done at the behest of the IRGC, an organization included in the US terror list.

Venezuela denounces ‘absurd decision’ of UK to retain its gold reserves

A British high court ruled on July 2 that because the UK recognizes opposition leader Juan Guaidó as president, it does not have to give the government of Nicolás Maduro access to the reserves

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