US sanctions on Venezuela
The US and UK are a wrecking ball crew against the pillars of internationalism

Vijay Prashad writes on the imperialist actions led by the US and the UK against Venezuela and the emptiness of their commitment to international law

US files to seize Iranian shipments en route to Venezuela

Federal prosecutors have alleged that the shipments being made are done at the behest of the IRGC, an organization included in the US terror list.

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

ALBA-TCP member countries address post-pandemic economics in virtual conference

The member countries reaffirmed their commitment to work together to fight the pandemic and support each other in revitalizing the economies in the post-pandemic scenario

Iran oil tankers to Venezuela Venezuela sends military to escort Iranian fuel tankers over US threats

Officials in the Trump administration have told the press that the US will consider mobilizing its forces in the Caribbean against Iranian shipment of petrol en route to Venezuela

Due to US coercive measures, DirecTV’s operations suspended in Venezuela

The transmission of more than 300 TV and radio channels has been suspended, affecting the right to information of millions of Venezuelans

The US believes it has a “messianic mission” against communism, says Venezuelan vice-minister

Venezuelan Vice-minister of Foreign Affairs for North America, Carlos Ron Martínez, comments on the Trump administration’s latest actions against Venezuela

Could COVID-19 bring down the US empire?

Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J S Davies compare the responses to COVID-19 across the world and how the pandemic impacts US hegemony

US blocks IMF loan to Iran United States set to block IMF’s emergency loan to Iran

Iran had requested a USD 5 billion emergency loan from the IMF last month to help its fight against the coronavirus pandemic. The US claims the money will be used to fund terrorism in the region

In times of COVID-19, US escalates threats against Venezuela

The United States government under Donald Trump is continuing to increase pressure on Venezuela even during the COVID-19 pandemic

Tales of resistance: Love in times of coronavirus

With Venezuela facing a coronavirus crisis, VA columnist Jessica Dos Santos praises Venezuelans’ response and delivers a hopeful message.

Maduro indictment Trump’s narcoterrorism indictment of Maduro already backfires

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.

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