Sanctions against Venezuela
European Union will no longer recognize Juan Guaidó as president of Venezuela

The EU announced the position following the swearing-in of Venezuela’s new National Assembly which was the body from which Guaidó rendered his claim to interim presidency

Erika Farías on strengthening the Bolivarian Revolution amid the blockade

Erika Farías, mayor of Caracas, Venezuela, spoke to Peoples Dispatch about the challenges of sustaining the Bolivarian process amid the blockade and the efforts by the Venezuelan government to further build the revolution

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”

The US announces fresh sanctions against Iran’s petroleum sector

The sanctions mostly target entities and individuals in Iran’s petroleum sector, including the minister of petroleum, Bijan Zangeneh. US sanctions have massively affected Iran’s ability to deal with the outbreak of COVID-19

Nicolás Maduro presents Anti-Blockade Law to the National Constituent Assembly

The regulation seeks to fight against the commercial blockade, economic and financial persecution and other unilateral sanctions imposed by the United States against Venezuela

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

Bolton weaves a tall tale in his Venezuela chapter

Leonardo Flores discusses what John Bolton’s book reveals about the policy of the Trump Administration on Venezuela

World Refugee Day Imperialist occupation and wars are the driving force behind the displacement of people

On World Refugee Day, June 20, we look at the root causes which force people to leave their homes across the world

Venezuela invasion bid: US denial on its role is not credible

Can we believe the claims of the US administration that it had no involvement in the most recent Venezuelan invasion attempt? Anya Parampil of The Grayzone tells more.

Plea to lift sanctions amid COVID-19 outbreak taken to the UN

Human rights reports indicate that sanctions are impeding the access to essential medicines and medical equipment in the sanctions-hit countries

How US sanctions are worsening the Covid-19 pandemic

The imperialist bloc led by the United States continues to impose and implement debilitating sanctions on countries such as Iran, Venezuela, and Cuba. This is only worsening the Covid-19 pandemic.

Venezuela celebrates 21 years of the Bolivarian Revolution

On the occasion, President Nicolas Maduro and other government officials reiterated their commitment to work in defense of democracy, independence, peace, social justice and sovereignty

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