The OFAC published a license authorizing transactions of Venezuelan state banks where related to combating the pandemic
The private sector sidesteps blockade and replaces the State in supplying goods
An organization of 2,270 volunteer workers is helping Venezuela boost its industrial capacity, devastated by years of US economic sanctions.
Caracas has also denounced violations of the Vienna Convention after its embassy in Peru was attacked.
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
In five years of Pueblo a Pueblo, 1,500 tons of food was distributed to more than 300,000 families throughout the country
UN Human Rights expert Alena Douhan called for sanctions to be lifted and revised.
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, 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
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 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
The regulation seeks to fight against the commercial blockade, economic and financial persecution and other unilateral sanctions imposed by the United States against Venezuela