Sanctions against Venezuela
EU imposes further sanctions on Venezuela as Maduro visits UN Human Rights Council

Caracas has also denounced violations of the Vienna Convention after its embassy in Peru was attacked.

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

Agro-ecology project links peasant production to urban communes in Venezuela

In five years of Pueblo a Pueblo, 1,500 tons of food was distributed to more than 300,000 families throughout the country

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

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