Among those indicted by the US was Cliver Alcalá, a retired general who is considered the military leader of the pro-Juan Guaidó forces. Soon, Alcalá posted videos that threaten to cause further splits in the opposition and could result in the arrest of Guaidó.
Human rights reports indicate that sanctions are impeding the access to essential medicines and medical equipment in the sanctions-hit countries
Vijay Prashad joins us to speak on the absurdity of the proceedings and its dire implications at a time when US sanctions have already caused immense harm to the people of Venezuela.
President Nicolas Maduro ordered that all commercial and residential rent, as well as all capital and loan interest payments, are to be suspended for six months
We look at the spread of COVID-19 in Latin America and the Caribbean region, as well as responses by governments which have ranged from pro-active and prompt to lax
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.
Is this not the time for the imperialist bloc, led by the United States of America, to end the sanctions against Cuba, Iran, Venezuela, and a series of other countries?
Venezuela’s foreign minister Jorge Arreaza termed the US sanctions as an act amounting to crimes against humanity
The Trump administration wants to severely restrict what the protectors can say in their defense, not even allowing them to state that Maduro is the real president of Venezuela
We also report on the arrest of Patrick George Zaki, an Egyptian human rights activist as well as the ongoing protests in Lebanon that have rejected the new cabinet of prime minister Hasan Diab and his economic reforms.
Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro expressed his solidarity with the workers of Conviasa. He has also said that his government will take the matter to the International Court of Justice (ICJ)
The measures were taken against Venezuelan opposition legislators following the failed attempt of Guaidó to be re-elected as president of the body