We look at Operation Gedeon, mounted by the Venezuelan opposition with the involvement of US mercenaries, with the aim of overthrowing the legitimate Venezuelan government of Nicolas Maduro.
A group of mercenaries attempted to invade Venezuela early on Sunday May 3. This is the latest in a series of attacks against the Bolivarian Republic.
Venezuela’s foreign minister Jorge Arreaza termed the US sanctions as an act amounting to crimes against humanity
Far-right opposition leader Juan Guaidó, who has been rapidly declining in legitimacy and support within Venezuela, attended Trump’s State of the Union Address
The measures were taken against Venezuelan opposition legislators following the failed attempt of Guaidó to be re-elected as president of the body
2019 saw a series of desperate attempts coordinated by the US to overthrow democratically elected president Nicolás Maduro and engender chaos in Venezuela, but the unity of the Venezuelan people and the strength of the Bolivarian Revolution persevered
Venezuelan Foreign Minister, Jorge Arreaza, holds the right-wing governments of Brazil, Colombia and Peru responsible for the attack
After a multi-country tour in hopes of garnering support for his self-proclaimed presidency, Juan Guaidó, member of the National Assembly of Venezuela returned to his home country
The protest by the Women’s Coordinating Committee for a Free Wallmapu was among a series of demonstrations held during the meeting of the Lima Group, a platform of conservative Latin American governments, which sought to legitimize the coup attempt by Juan Guaido against Nicolas Maduro
On January 29, the US announced it would block 7 billion dollars in assets of the Venezuelan state oil company, Petroleos De Venezuela SA (PDVSA), and 11 billion dollars of their export revenue. They will also freeze the assets of PDVSA’s US-based subsidiary Citgo.
The Trump administration, backed by right wing groups and governments, does not realise that Nicolás Maduro’s government will probably not fall so easily since its pillars – millions of Chavistas – are intact and supporting their legitimate president
President Nicolás Maduro will begin his second term tomorrow January 10, though the US and their allies have vowed to not recognize his government