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2019-10-25: News Headlines

Ramzy Baroud (2019-10-25). She Deserves Our Support: Betty McCollum Wants US to Stop Subsidizing Torture of Palestinian Children. counterpunch.org In December 2018, 17-year-old Palestinian teen, Ayham Sabah, was sentenced by an Israeli military court to 35 years in prison for his alleged role in a stabbing attack targeting an Israeli soldier in an illegal Jewish settlement in the West Bank. Sabah was only 14 years old when the alleged attack took place. Another alleged More

Eds. (2019-10-24). Neoliberalism, hell no! mronline.org Former Vice-President Elias Jaua looks at the current anti-neoliberal uprisings in Ecuador and Argentina through the lens of decades of similar struggle in Venezuela. | Source

G. Dunkel (2019-10-24). Haiti's people rise up, say President MoàØse must go. workers.org Hundreds of thousands of Haitians — particularly the poor of the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere — came out on the streets of Port-au-Prince and every city throughout the country Oct. 20 to demand President Jovenel MoàØse depart. Haitians take to the streets on Oct. 20. The regime's refusal . . . | Continue reading Haiti's people rise up, say President MoàØse must go at Workers.org

Sara Flounders (2019-10-24). U.S. anti-war movement should stay focused on getting U.S. out of Syria. workers.org Oct. 20 — The author visited Syria in 2014 and 2015 in small International Action Center solidarity delegations. At that time, no road in the country was safe and one-third of the population was displaced — taking refuge inside Syria or in surrounding countries. The schools, mosques, churches and community . . . | Continue reading U.S. anti-war movement should stay focused on getting U.S. out of Syria at Workers.org

Tim Libretti (2019-10-24). Trump needs to be brought to UN on charges of genocide. peoplesworld.org While the Turkish continue to deny this history to this day, in 1915 the nation of Turkey engaged in a genocide of the Armenian people. The mass killing reduced the Armenian population from two million to 400,000. The denial of genocide, of course, is nothing new; it has a long tradition at home in the …

Gary Bono (2019-10-24). NYC council members introduce resolution against blockade of Cuba. peoplesworld.org NEW YORK—On the steps of City Hall on Oct. 17, City Council representatives Inez Barron, Ydanis Rodriguez, and Jimmy Van Bremer announced the introduction of a council resolution calling for an end to the economic blockade and travel bans imposed by the U.S. federal government on Cuba. In addition to members of the media, a …

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2019-10-24). Chile, September 11, 1973: The Ingredients of a Military Coup. The Imposition of a Neoliberal Agenda. globalresearch.ca In early 1970s, in a note to the CIA, Henry Kissinger recommended "Make the economy scream." The same concept has been applied to Venezuela, with advanced techniques of financial warfare.

Amy Wilentz (2019-10-24). Haiti Is in the Streets. thenation.com Haiti Is in the Streets…

teleSUR (2019-10-24). President Maduro Arrives for Non-Aligned Movement in Azerbaijan. telesurenglish.net Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro arrived Thursday in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, to participate in the Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM), which kicks off today and Friday. | RELATED: | NAM To Study Sanctions Effects by World Powers: Arreaza | Upon arriving, President Maduro said that "Venezuela is standing, vi…

Leonardo Flores (2019-10-24). USAID funds salaries of Venezuelan coup leaders to lobby US politicians for regime change. thegrayzone.com USAID is diverting $41.9 million from aid for Central America to pay the salaries of Juan Guaidó's team as they…

Sara Flounders (2019-10-24). U.S. Anti-war Movement Should Stay Focused on Getting U.S. Out of Syria. globalresearch.ca Oct. 20 — The author visited Syria in 2014 and 2015 in small International Action Center solidarity delegations. At that time, no road in the country was safe and one-third of the population was displaced — taking refuge inside Syria …

teleSUR (2019-10-23). Venezuela President Maduro Warns of Rising 'Fascism' in Bolivia. telesurenglish.net Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro called on the countries of the world on Wednesday to stand against what he called a coup in Bolivia and to show solidarity with President Evo Morales. | "Let's raise the solidarity flags and we will mobilize against the coup in Bolivia and Latin America, against fascism as expressed at the moment," Maduro said. | Maduro's comments come just hours after Evo Morales warned that a "coup" was underway in his country by the right-wing protesters. They are refusing to accept or wait for the final results of Sunday's election which have so far shown that Morales has won the first…

Ramzy Baroud (2019-10-23). She Deserves Our Support: Betty McCollum Wants US to Stop Subsidizing Torture of Palestinian Children. dissidentvoice.org In December 2018, 17-year-old Palestinian teen, Ayham Sabah, was sentenced by an Israeli military court to 35 years in prison for his alleged role in a stabbing attack targeting an Israeli soldier in an illegal Jewish settlement in the West Bank. Sabah was only 14 years old when the alleged attack took place. Another alleged attacker, Omar …

Lucas Koerner (2019-10-23). US Renews Chevron License as European Refiner Cuts Venezuela Ties over Sanctions. venezuelanalysis.com Finnish-Venezuelan refiner Nynas is one of PDVSA's few remaining cash buyers.

United Nations (2019-10-23). UN and partners call for solidarity, as Venezuelans on the move reach 4.5 million. un.org Since 2015, approximately 4.5 million Venezuelans have fled their country as the Latin American nation's political, humanitarian and economic crisis drags on, creating one of the "direst" displacement crises in the world, the UN and European Union said on Wednesday, ahead of a solidarity conference next week.

W. T. Whitney (2019-10-23). Stirrings of Basic Change Accompany Protests in Haiti. counterpunch.org Haiti is the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere. Food availability is uncertain for 60 percent of the people. Conditions are bleak, and bleaker still from shortages, rampant political corruption, and not much to show after two years of regular street protests. In the year prior to September, security forces killed 77 people. That month protests accentuated and by October 7 they had killed at least 17 more. More

Isabel Macdonald (2019-10-22). Seeking to Deport Haitians, the Trump Administration Is Counting Deaths in Displacement Camps as "Progress" theintercept.com The government's case for ending Haitians' Temporary Protected Status relies on statistics that erase evidence of persistent suffering and even death.

Staff (2019-10-22). Protests in Haiti: An Overlooked Crisis the World Should Not Ignore. therealnews.com Haiti faces fuel shortages, food shortages, and corruption. Political economist Keston Perry argues that neocolonialism, neoliberalism, and climate injustice are at the root of Haiti's instability.

Rachel Domond (2019-10-21). Heroic rebellion in Haiti demands ouster of U.S. puppet President Jovenel MoàØse. liberationnews.org The huge crowds are heroically taking to the streets to defend Haitian sovereignty from the murderous military forces and corrupt, corporate interests that dominate the Haitian government.

Bryan Ellis (2019-10-21). Right-wing enemy of Venezuela opens Sarasota lecture season. liberationnews.org On Wednesday, regime change advocate and former diplomat Diego Arria will be speaking in Sarasota. The talk, titled "Venezuela: A Real Threat in Our Backyard", is being held at Mildred Sainer Pavilion at New College of Florida. It will be the first lecture in this year's high-profile foreign affairs lecture series, which Sarasota World Affairs Council (SWAC) has hosted annually since 2014.

Paul Dobson (2019-10-21). Venezuela Government Hosts International Commune Congress. venezuelanalysis.com Maduro affirmed that popular power is "the soul" of the Bolivarian project.

Ben Norton (2019-10-20). Longest-held Puerto Rican political prisoner sends support to Venezuela. thegrayzone.com Puerto Rico's longest-held political prisoner, Oscar López Rivera, who was incarcerated in the US for 36 years, sent a message…

Venezuela Analysis (2019-10-20). Venezuela Elected to UN Human Rights Council Despite US Opposition. theantimedia.com The Maduro government was elected to a three-year term with backing of 105 out of 195 UN member-states.

Lucas Koerner and Ricardo Vaz (2019-10-19). BCV: Venezuelan Economy Contracted by 23.7 Percent in First Trimester of 2019. venezuelanalysis.com The Venezuelan Central Bank also released inflation figures for the first time in six months.

Kei Pritsker (2019-10-18). Bill introduced in NYC Council to end blockade of Cuba. liberationnews.org The bill advocates ending the U.S. blockade of Cuba, which began 59 years ago, and for the normalization of relations between the two countries.

Staff (2019-10-18). Headlines for October 18, 2019. democracynow.org Under U.S. Deal, Turkish Occupation of Northern Syria Continues; Ethnic Cleansing Feared, "We Do That All the Time": Mulvaney Admits to Quid Pro Quo over Ukraine, Ambassador Sondland Confirms Giuliani Pushed Ukraine Policy, Energy Secretary Rick Perry to Resign, U.S. to Host G7 at Trump Resort in Possible Violation of Constitution, Civilian Casualties Reach New High in Afghanistan, Corbyn Urges Labour Party Members to Reject New Brexit Deal, Chicago Teacher Strike Enters Second Day, NYC City Council Backs Plan to Close Rikers as Activists Call for No New Jails, Cuban Asylum Seeker Dies in Solitary Confinement in…

Lucas Koerner (2019-10-17). Venezuela's Opposition Declares PDVSA 2020 Bond Void, Nixes Payment. venezuelanalysis.com Venezuela's CITGO could be seized by creditors.

Ricardo Vaz (2019-10-17). Venezuela Elected to UN Human Rights Council. venezuelanalysis.com The Maduro government was elected to a three-year term with backing of 105 out of 195 UN member-states.

Ricardo Vaz (2019-10-16). Venezuela: Gov't Increases Minimum Wage, Announces Public Spending. venezuelanalysis.com Governorships will manage gold mines as a direct source of revenue.

Paul Dobson (2019-10-14). Venezuela Denies Guatemalan President-Elect Entrance, Congratulates Ecuadorian People on IMF Defeat. venezuelanalysis.com President Nicolas Maduro also called on Chavista forces to prepare to "rescue" the National Assembly in the upcoming elections.

Aaron Maté (2019-10-11). Real life and resistance in Venezuela — Ben Norton reports on effects of US blockade. thegrayzone.com Ben Norton speaks about his reporting in Venezuela, where he investigated how bipartisan US sanctions and Trump's embargo are making…

Ricardo Vaz (2019-10-10). Venezuelan Oil Output Falls as Inflation Reaches Six-Month Low. venezuelanalysis.com Inflation slowed down in September after crossing the hyperinflation threshold in August.

Ricardo Vaz (2019-10-09). Guaido Signs USAID Agreement as Adobe Suspends Venezuela Service. venezuelanalysis.com Financial company TransferWise likewise stopped servicing Venezuelan clients.

Paul Dobson (2019-10-07). Venezuela Arrests Oil Exec for Corruption, Receives $4bn in Russian Investment. venezuelanalysis.com Moscow and Caracas are reportedly working on a long-term cooperation agreement set to last at least until 2030.

Anya Parampil (2019-10-06). How Venezuela defeated Washington's coup attempt at the United Nations. liberationnews.org Close observers had expected that the US would try to block Rodríguez from speaking as part of its effort to delegitimize her government. Yet Rodríguez ultimately appeared at the podium to deliver a jeremiad against US meddling in her country's affairs and what she called "capitalist violence."

Ricardo Vaz (2019-10-02). Venezuela's CITGO in Danger as Maduro Seeks Debt Renegotiation. venezuelanalysis.com US financial sanctions have stopped Venezuela from renegotiating foreign debt since 2017.

TeleSUR English (2019-09-30). Venezuelan ANC President Visits Vietnam, North Korea. venezuelanalysis.com National Constituent Assembly President Diosdado Cabello went on a Far East tour to strengthen political ties.

Paul Dobson (2019-09-30). Wave of Xenophobia Against Venezuelans in Peru Sparks Diplomatic Spat. venezuelanalysis.com The brutal beating of a young Venezuelan girl by Peru's police and a nationalist march have sparked outrage.

Ryan Cristián (2019-09-29). CIA Trump Manipulation, Israel Bombs Iraq, UN Venezuela Lies Exposed & US "Less Equal" Than Mexico. thelastamericanvagabond.com Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (9/28/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …

Ricardo Vaz (2019-09-26). Venezuela: Trump Imposes Travel Ban, Putin Backs Dialogue. venezuelanalysis.com US officials and the Venezuelan opposition have also lobbied the EU to impose harsher sanctions against Caracas.

Lucas Koerner and Ricardo Vaz (2019-09-25). Washington Gives Guaido $52M in Funding, Slaps Venezuela with New Sanctions. venezuelanalysis.com The new aid package dovetailed with fresh sanctions targeting Venezuela-Cuba oil shipping.

Paul Dobson (2019-09-23). Venezuela: Dueling Delegations Sent to New York as TIAR Treaty Invoked. venezuelanalysis.com Colombian President Ivan Duque raised tensions on the eve of the UN General Assembly when he compared Maduro to Slobodan Milosevic and Al Qaeda.

Ryan Cristián (2019-09-23). Iran Narrative Implodes, Saudis Bomb Yemen In Retaliation, MSM Silent, & US Sanctions Venezuela Food. thelastamericanvagabond.com Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (9/22/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …

Lucas Koerner (2019-09-18). US imposes New Sanctions Targeting Venezuela's Food Program. venezuelanalysis.com The Treasury Department has targeted people and companies involved in imports for Venezuela's CLAP program.

Lucas Koerner (2019-09-18). Venezuela: Gov't Releases Opposition Leader, Guaido Ratified as Parliament Head. venezuelanalysis.com Edgar Zambrano was a high-profile participant in the opposition's April 30 military putsch.

Paul Dobson (2019-09-16). Government Signs Agreement with Opposition Factions as Guaido Declares Dialogue Over. venezuelanalysis.com Guaido called for a "new stage of struggle" including the recent activation of the TIAR mutual defence treaty.

Lucas Koerner and Ricardo Vaz (2019-09-15). Venezuela Probes Guaido over Photos with Colombian Drug Traffickers. venezuelanalysis.com Los Rastrojos have been accused of drug smuggling, extortion, and targeted killings.

Ricardo Vaz (2019-09-12). Venezuela Oil Production Continues Decline as China Cancels More Shipments. venezuelanalysis.com Russian oil giant Rosneft blasted threats of US sanctions as "unfair competition."

Lucas Koerner (2019-09-11). Venezuela's Maduro Warns of Colombia 'Threat' as Trump Fires Bolton. venezuelanalysis.com Venezuelan military exercises along the border started on Tuesday.

Paul Dobson (2019-09-09). Venezuela: Guaido Under Investigation over Essequibo Bargaining Revelations. venezuelanalysis.com Guaido envoy Vanessa Neumann was caught on tape offering to relinquish Venezuela's historic claim in exchange for backing from London.

2019-10-25: Social Media Postees

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She Deserves Our Support: Betty McCollum Wants US to Stop Subsidizing Torture of Palestinian Children
Ramzy Baroud | counterpunch.org | 2019-10-25
In December 2018, 17-year-old Palestinian teen, Ayham Sabah, was sentenced by an Israeli military court to 35 years in prison for his alleged role in a stabbing attack targeting an Israeli soldier in an illegal Jewish settlement in the West Bank. Sabah was only 14 years old when the alleged attack took place. Another alleged…
counterpunch.org/2019/10/25/she-deserves-our-support-betty-mccollum-wants-us-to-stop-subsidizing-torture-of-palestinian-children/

Chile, September 11, 1973: The Ingredients of a Military Coup. The Imposition of a Neoliberal Agenda
Prof Michel Chossudovsky | globalresearch.ca | 2019-10-24
In early 1970s, in a note to the CIA, Henry Kissinger recommended "Make the economy scream." The same concept has been applied to Venezuela, with advanced techniques of financial warfare.
globalresearch.ca/chile-september-11-1973-the-ingredients-of-a-military-coup-the-imposition-of-a-neoliberal-agenda/5545251

Haiti Is in the Streets
Amy Wilentz | thenation.com | 2019-10-24
Haiti Is in the Streets…
thenation.com/article/haiti-protests-petrocaribe/

USAID funds salaries of Venezuelan coup leaders to lobby US politicians for regime change
Leonardo Flores | thegrayzone.com | 2019-10-24
USAID is diverting $41.9 million from aid for Central America to pay the salaries of Juan Guaidó's team as they…
thegrayzone.com/2019/10/24/usaid-funds-salaries-of-venezuelan-coup-leaders-to-lobby-us-politicians-for-regime-change/

President Maduro Arrives for Non-Aligned Movement in Azerbaijan
telesurenglish.net | 2019-10-24
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro arrived Thursday in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, to participate in the Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM), which kicks off today and Friday. | RELATED: | NAM To Study Sanctions Effects by World Powers: Arreaza | Upon arriving, President Maduro said that "Venezuela is standing, vi…
telesurenglish.net/news/President-Maduro-Arrives-for-Non-Aligned-Movement-in-Azerbaijan–20191024-0007.html

Neoliberalism, hell no!
Eds. | mronline.org | 2019-10-24
Former Vice-President Elias Jaua looks at the current anti-neoliberal uprisings in Ecuador and Argentina through the lens of decades of similar struggle in Venezuela. | Source…
mronline.org/2019/10/24/neoliberalism-hell-no/

USAID funds salaries of Venezuelan coup leaders to lobby US politicians for regime change
Leonardo Flores | thegrayzone.com | 2019-10-24
USAID is diverting $41.9 million from aid for Central America to pay the salaries of Juan Guaidó's team as they…
thegrayzone.com/2019/10/24/usaid-funds-salaries-of-venezuelan-coup-leaders-to-lobby-us-politicians-for-regime-change/

Haiti's people rise up, say President MoàØse must go
G. Dunkel | workers.org | 2019-10-24
Hundreds of thousands of Haitians — particularly the poor of the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere — came out on the streets of Port-au-Prince and every city throughout the country Oct. 20 to demand President Jovenel MoàØse depart. Haitians take to the streets on Oct. 20. The regime's refusal . . . | Continue reading Haiti's people rise up, say President MoàØse must go at Workers.org
workers.org/2019/10/44145/

U.S. anti-war movement should stay focused on getting U.S. out of Syria
Sara Flounders | workers.org | 2019-10-24
Oct. 20 — The author visited Syria in 2014 and 2015 in small International Action Center solidarity delegations. At that time, no road in the country was safe and one-third of the population was displaced — taking refuge inside Syria or in surrounding countries. The schools, mosques, churches and community . . . | Continue reading U.S. anti-war movement should stay focused on getting U.S. out of Syria at Workers.org
workers.org/2019/10/44136/

Trump needs to be brought to UN on charges of genocide
Tim Libretti | peoplesworld.org | 2019-10-24
While the Turkish continue to deny this history to this day, in 1915 the nation of Turkey engaged in a genocide of the Armenian people. The mass killing reduced the Armenian population from two million to 400,000. The denial of genocide, of course, is nothing new; it has a long tradition at home in the …
peoplesworld.org/article/trump-needs-to-be-brought-to-un-on-charges-of-genocide/

U.S. Anti-war Movement Should Stay Focused on Getting U.S. Out of Syria
Sara Flounders | globalresearch.ca | 2019-10-24
Oct. 20 — The author visited Syria in 2014 and 2015 in small International Action Center solidarity delegations. At that time, no road in the country was safe and one-third of the population was displaced — taking refuge inside Syria …
globalresearch.ca/u-s-anti-war-movement-should-stay-focused-getting-u-s-out-syria/5692948

NYC council members introduce resolution against blockade of Cuba
Gary Bono | peoplesworld.org | 2019-10-24
NEW YORK–On the steps of City Hall on Oct. 17, City Council representatives Inez Barron, Ydanis Rodriguez, and Jimmy Van Bremer announced the introduction of a council resolution calling for an end to the economic blockade and travel bans imposed by the U.S. federal government on Cuba. In addition to members of the media, a …
peoplesworld.org/article/nyc-council-members-introduce-resolution-against-blockade-of-cuba/

Venezuela President Maduro Warns of Rising 'Fascism' in Bolivia
telesurenglish.net | 2019-10-23
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro called on the countries of the world on Wednesday to stand against what he called a coup in Bolivia and to show solidarity with President Evo Morales. | "Let's raise the solidarity flags and we will mobilize against the coup in Bolivia and Latin America, against fascism as expressed at the moment," Maduro said. | Maduro's comments come just hours after Evo Morales warned that a "coup" was underway in his country by the right-wing protesters. They are refusing to accept or wait for the final results of Sunday's election which have so far shown that Morales has won the first…
telesurenglish.net/news/Venezuelan-President-Maduro-Warns-of-Rising-Fascism-in-Bolivia-Latin-America-20191023-0005.html

Stirrings of Basic Change Accompany Protests in Haiti
W. T. Whitney | counterpunch.org | 2019-10-23
Haiti is the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere. Food availability is uncertain for 60 percent of the people. Conditions are bleak, and bleaker still from shortages, rampant political corruption, and not much to show after two years of regular street protests. In the year prior to September, security forces killed 77 people. That month protests accentuated and by October 7 they had killed at least 17 more.
counterpunch.org/2019/10/23/stirrings-of-basic-change-accompany-protests-in-haiti/

She Deserves Our Support: Betty McCollum Wants US to Stop Subsidizing Torture of Palestinian Children
Ramzy Baroud | dissidentvoice.org | 2019-10-23
In December 2018, 17-year-old Palestinian teen, Ayham Sabah, was sentenced by an Israeli military court to 35 years in prison for his alleged role in a stabbing attack targeting an Israeli soldier in an illegal Jewish settlement in the West Bank. Sabah was only 14 years old when the alleged attack took place. Another alleged attacker, Omar …
dissidentvoice.org/2019/10/she-deserves-our-support-betty-mccollum-wants-us-to-stop-subsidizing-torture-of-palestinian-children/

US Renews Chevron License as European Refiner Cuts Venezuela Ties over Sanctions
Lucas Koerner | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-10-23
Finnish-Venezuelan refiner Nynas is one of PDVSA's few remaining cash buyers.
venezuelanalysis.com/news/14702

UN and partners call for solidarity, as Venezuelans on the move reach 4.5 million
United Nations | un.org | 2019-10-23
Since 2015, approximately 4.5 million Venezuelans have fled their country as the Latin American nation's political, humanitarian and economic crisis drags on, creating one of the "direst" displacement crises in the world, the UN and European Union said on Wednesday, ahead of a solidarity conference next week.
news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2019/10/1049871

Seeking to Deport Haitians, the Trump Administration Is Counting Deaths in Displacement Camps as "Progress"
Isabel Macdonald | theintercept.com | 2019-10-22
The government's case for ending Haitians' Temporary Protected Status relies on statistics that erase evidence of persistent suffering and even death.
theintercept.com/2019/10/22/haiti-tps-earthquake-displacement-camps/

Protests in Haiti: An Overlooked Crisis the World Should Not Ignore
Staff | therealnews.com | 2019-10-22
Haiti faces fuel shortages, food shortages, and corruption. Political economist Keston Perry argues that neocolonialism, neoliberalism, and climate injustice are at the root of Haiti's instability.
therealnews.com/stories/haiti-crisis-overlooked-climate-neoliberalism-neocolonialism

Venezuela Government Hosts International Commune Congress
Paul Dobson | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-10-21
Maduro affirmed that popular power is "the soul" of the Bolivarian project.
venezuelanalysis.com/news/14700

Right-wing enemy of Venezuela opens Sarasota lecture season
Bryan Ellis | liberationnews.org | 2019-10-21
On Wednesday, regime change advocate and former diplomat Diego Arria will be speaking in Sarasota. The talk, titled "Venezuela: A Real Threat in Our Backyard", is being held at Mildred Sainer Pavilion at New College of Florida. It will be the first lecture in this year's high-profile foreign affairs lecture series, which Sarasota World Affairs Council (SWAC) has hosted annually since 2014.
liberationnews.org/right-wing-enemy-of-venezuela-opens-sarasota-lecture-season/

USAID funds salaries of Venezuelan politicians as it doubles down on the coup
Leonardo Flores | mronline.org | 2019-10-21
The payment of Mr. Guaidó's representatives is a serious conflict of interest. Does the Guaidó team represent the Venezuelan people or the interests of the government that is paying their salaries? It is a point worth reiterating: a foreign politician is being paid by the United States to influence policy in the United States. | Source…
mronline.org/2019/10/21/usaid-funds-salaries-of-venezuelan-politicians-as-it-doubles-down-on-the-coup/

Heroic rebellion in Haiti demands ouster of U.S. puppet President Jovenel MoàØse
Rachel Domond | liberationnews.org | 2019-10-21
The huge crowds are heroically taking to the streets to defend Haitian sovereignty from the murderous military forces and corrupt, corporate interests that dominate the Haitian government.
liberationnews.org/heroic-rebellion-in-haiti-demands-ouster-of-u-s-puppet-president-jovenel-moise/

Longest-held Puerto Rican political prisoner sends support to Venezuela
Ben Norton | thegrayzone.com | 2019-10-20
Puerto Rico's longest-held political prisoner, Oscar López Rivera, who was incarcerated in the US for 36 years, sent a message…
thegrayzone.com/2019/10/20/us-political-prisoner-puerto-rico-venezuela-oscar-lopez-rivera/

Venezuela Elected to UN Human Rights Council Despite US Opposition
Venezuela Analysis | theantimedia.com | 2019-10-20
The Maduro government was elected to a three-year term with backing of 105 out of 195 UN member-states.

Venezuela Elected to UN Human Rights Council Despite US Opposition

BCV: Venezuelan Economy Contracted by 23.7 Percent in First Trimester of 2019
Lucas Koerner and Ricardo Vaz | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-10-19
The Venezuelan Central Bank also released inflation figures for the first time in six months.
venezuelanalysis.com/news/14698

Bill introduced in NYC Council to end blockade of Cuba
Kei Pritsker | liberationnews.org | 2019-10-18
The bill advocates ending the U.S. blockade of Cuba, which began 59 years ago, and for the normalization of relations between the two countries.
liberationnews.org/bill-introduced-in-nyc-council-to-end-blockade-of-cuba/

Venezuela's Opposition Declares PDVSA 2020 Bond Void, Nixes Payment
Lucas Koerner | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-10-17
Venezuela's CITGO could be seized by creditors.
venezuelanalysis.com/news/14695

Venezuela Elected to UN Human Rights Council
Ricardo Vaz | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-10-17
The Maduro government was elected to a three-year term with backing of 105 out of 195 UN member-states.
venezuelanalysis.com/news/14696

Venezuela: Gov't Increases Minimum Wage, Announces Public Spending
Ricardo Vaz | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-10-16
Governorships will manage gold mines as a direct source of revenue.
venezuelanalysis.com/news/14694

Venezuela Denies Guatemalan President-Elect Entrance, Congratulates Ecuadorian People on IMF Defeat
Paul Dobson | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-10-14
President Nicolas Maduro also called on Chavista forces to prepare to "rescue" the National Assembly in the upcoming elections.
venezuelanalysis.com/news/14692

Real life and resistance in Venezuela — Ben Norton reports on effects of US blockade
Aaron Maté | thegrayzone.com | 2019-10-11
Ben Norton speaks about his reporting in Venezuela, where he investigated how bipartisan US sanctions and Trump's embargo are making…
thegrayzone.com/2019/10/11/life-resistance-venezuela-ben-norton-us-blockade/

Venezuelan Oil Output Falls as Inflation Reaches Six-Month Low
Ricardo Vaz | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-10-10
Inflation slowed down in September after crossing the hyperinflation threshold in August.
venezuelanalysis.com/news/14688

Guaido Signs USAID Agreement as Adobe Suspends Venezuela Service
Ricardo Vaz | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-10-09
Financial company TransferWise likewise stopped servicing Venezuelan clients.
venezuelanalysis.com/news/14685

Venezuela Arrests Oil Exec for Corruption, Receives $4bn in Russian Investment
Paul Dobson | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-10-07
Moscow and Caracas are reportedly working on a long-term cooperation agreement set to last at least until 2030.
venezuelanalysis.com/news/14682

How Venezuela defeated Washington's coup attempt at the United Nations
Anya Parampil | liberationnews.org | 2019-10-06
Close observers had expected that the US would try to block Rodríguez from speaking as part of its effort to delegitimize her government. Yet Rodríguez ultimately appeared at the podium to deliver a jeremiad against US meddling in her country's affairs and what she called "capitalist violence."
liberationnews.org/how-venezuela-defeated-washingtons-coup-attempt-at-the-united-nations/

Venezuela's CITGO in Danger as Maduro Seeks Debt Renegotiation
Ricardo Vaz | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-10-02
US financial sanctions have stopped Venezuela from renegotiating foreign debt since 2017.
venezuelanalysis.com/news/14678

Wave of Xenophobia Against Venezuelans in Peru Sparks Diplomatic Spat
Paul Dobson | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-09-30
The brutal beating of a young Venezuelan girl by Peru's police and a nationalist march have sparked outrage.
venezuelanalysis.com/news/14674

Venezuelan ANC President Visits Vietnam, North Korea
TeleSUR English | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-09-30
National Constituent Assembly President Diosdado Cabello went on a Far East tour to strengthen political ties.
venezuelanalysis.com/news/14672

CIA Trump Manipulation, Israel Bombs Iraq, UN Venezuela Lies Exposed & US "Less Equal" Than Mexico
Ryan Cristián | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2019-09-29
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Venezuela: Trump Imposes Travel Ban, Putin Backs Dialogue
Ricardo Vaz | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-09-26
US officials and the Venezuelan opposition have also lobbied the EU to impose harsher sanctions against Caracas.
venezuelanalysis.com/news/14671

Washington Gives Guaido $52M in Funding, Slaps Venezuela with New Sanctions
Lucas Koerner and Ricardo Vaz | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-09-25
The new aid package dovetailed with fresh sanctions targeting Venezuela-Cuba oil shipping.
venezuelanalysis.com/news/14668

Venezuela: Dueling Delegations Sent to New York as TIAR Treaty Invoked
Paul Dobson | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-09-23
Colombian President Ivan Duque raised tensions on the eve of the UN General Assembly when he compared Maduro to Slobodan Milosevic and Al Qaeda.
venezuelanalysis.com/news/14664

Venezuela: Gov't Releases Opposition Leader, Guaido Ratified as Parliament Head
Lucas Koerner | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-09-18
Edgar Zambrano was a high-profile participant in the opposition's April 30 military putsch.
venezuelanalysis.com/news/14660

US imposes New Sanctions Targeting Venezuela's Food Program
Lucas Koerner | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-09-18
The Treasury Department has targeted people and companies involved in imports for Venezuela's CLAP program.
venezuelanalysis.com/news/14659

Government Signs Agreement with Opposition Factions as Guaido Declares Dialogue Over
Paul Dobson | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-09-16
Guaido called for a "new stage of struggle" including the recent activation of the TIAR mutual defence treaty.
venezuelanalysis.com/news/14657

Venezuela Probes Guaido over Photos with Colombian Drug Traffickers
Lucas Koerner and Ricardo Vaz | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-09-15
Los Rastrojos have been accused of drug smuggling, extortion, and targeted killings.
venezuelanalysis.com/news/14656

Venezuela Oil Production Continues Decline as China Cancels More Shipments
Ricardo Vaz | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-09-12
Russian oil giant Rosneft blasted threats of US sanctions as "unfair competition."
venezuelanalysis.com/news/14654

Venezuela's Maduro Warns of Colombia 'Threat' as Trump Fires Bolton
Lucas Koerner | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-09-11
Venezuelan military exercises along the border started on Tuesday.
venezuelanalysis.com/news/14653

Venezuela: Guaido Under Investigation over Essequibo Bargaining Revelations
Paul Dobson | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-09-09
Guaido envoy Vanessa Neumann was caught on tape offering to relinquish Venezuela's historic claim in exchange for backing from London.
venezuelanalysis.com/news/14651