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#InDepth Summary – Via TeleSurEnglish / #Venezuela Confronts #US backed Right-wing Coup #HandsOutOfVenezuela

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The United States and its right-wing allies in Latin America have come out in support of a right-wing coup attempt against the Venezuelan government of socialist President Nicolas Maduro after they supported a decision by opposition lawmaker, named Juan Guaido, to declare himself an “interim president” of Venezuela on Jan. 23 in violation of the country’s constitution.Washington, Canada and members of the so-called Lima Group, which include Brazil, Argentina, Colombia, Peru, Paraguay, and others were quick to recognize Guaido as “interim president” with the government of Donald Trump and his advisors urging the country’s military to step in and rebel against Maduro.

The military has repeatedly stated its full support for the Maduro government and rejected such calls as interventionist and a breach of the sovereignty of Venezuela.In return, Maduro has repeatedly called for the restoration of talks between his government and the opposition in order to maintain peace and avoid a U.S.-backed coup, or even military intervention by the United States in favor of removing him and placing an unelected right-wing government. 

Guiado and his allies Trump, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his National Security advisor have so far responded to such calls by escalation and rejection of any dialogue. They continue to call for the military to intervene, while sources in the United States have revealed that Trump is “seriously considering” military intervention into Venezuela if Maduro does not step down.To further the pressure, the United States imposed harsh economic sanction on the Venezuelan oil industry and its national oil company, while also blocking the bank accounts of the Venezuelan state in the United States, vowing to only remove such restrictions when Guiado achieves control of the state institutions.

Following the coup, the Venezuelan people and progressive countries in Latin America and the world had immediately shown their support and solidarity with the government in Venezuela against the assault on the Venezuelan sovereignty.Mexico and Uruguay said they would be available to host talks between the government and the opposition. Russia and China warned the U.S. of any aggressive action against the country.

Turkey and many Caribbean countries affirmed their recognition of President Maduro and the legitimacy of his mandate he constitutionally received after winning the May 20, 2018 presidential elections.teleSUR’s coverage analyzes the coup, the forces behind it, and the international reaction to it: 

In-Depth pieces and analyses: 

The Making of Juan Guaido: US Regime Change Laboratory At Work

Juan Guaidó is the product of a decade-long project overseen by Washington’s elite regime change trainers. While posing as a champion of democracy, he has spent years at the forefront of a violent campaign of destabilization.

The Case for the Legitimacy of Maduro’s Second Term

teleSUR presents counter-arguments to dismantle the attacks by the U.S. and the so-called Lima Group who question the legitimacy of the May 20 elections and Maduro’s new mandate.

Guillaume Long: Do Right-wing Govt’s ‘Have the Stomach’ for Post-Coup Chaos in Venezuela?

Amid these developments, Guillaume Long, former Foreign Minister and United Nations Representative of Ecuador, discusses the broader context of Venezuela’s crisis, the Western response, the changing tides in Latin America and whether the mediation proposed by the governments of Mexico and Uruguay stands a chance of succeeding.

Donald Trump’s War of Recolonization Against Venezuela

Trump’s recolonization is the right description of what has progressively become a plan for a military invasion of Venezuela by the United States: an event never before seen in our history, writes Samuel Moncada. 

The History – and Hypocrisy – of US Meddling in Venezuela

Brett Wilkins writes on these are “darkening days” for Latin America and laments the lack of context in U.S. reporting on the current U.S.-backed coup befalling Venezuela. 

Ongoing Coup in Venezuela: What If the Same Scenario Happens in France

Imagine that the highest Chinese authorities are calling on Yellow Vests to take the streets of Paris and major French cities.Imagine that Russia decides to no longer recognize President Emmanuel Macron and declares that the new legitimate French president is Marine Le Pen or Jean-Luc Mélenchon.

 

Latest News on the political situation in Venezuela:

John Bolton Admits US-backed Coup in Venezuela Is About Oil, Not Democracy

Smashing the claims of “protecting democracy” in Venezuela, the United States National Security Advisor John Bolton said in an interview that they are backing the illegal coup in the South American country because of oil.

IN PICTURES: Maduro Tells U.S. ‘Hands Off’ Venezuela

The FANB will ensure the “U.S. empire never thinks to touch even a handful of the territory in the country,” the head of state said after supervising a day of aviary exercises conducted in honor of the Angostura Congress’s bicentennial.

Twitter Erupts After 2,000 Pro-Venezuelan Accounts Are Deleted

A total of 1,196 social media accounts based in Venezuela suspected of attempting to “influence domestic audiences” were purged last week.

Venezuelan Opposition Rally With Israeli Flags, Trump Masks

As thousands of supporters of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro gathered in Caracas to mark the 20th anniversary of the Bolivarian revolution, opposition groups attended a rally led by “interim president” Juan Guaido carrying more than one symbol in support of interventionism.

UN Rejects Guaido, Favors Discourse With President Maduro

The United Nations’ Chief Antonio Guterres has rejected efforts by Jaun Guaido seeking to recognize him as the “interim president” of Venezuela while also stressing that the international body would continue to diplomatically deal with the government of Nicolas Maduro. The U.N. has also rejected offers to take part in any working groups or organizations involved in the Venezuelan political sitiation. 

 

International solidarity with the legitimate Venezuelan government: 

Roger Waters: ‘LEAVE THE VENEZUELAN PEOPLE ALONE’

Jeremy Corbyn Rejects US, UK Gov’ts Intervention in Venezuela

Evo Morales Visits Venezuela, Rejects ‘Empire’s Coup’ Against Maduro

Chomsky, Other Scholars Reject US Coup Attempt in Venezuela

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#FactsMatter – the subversion from the networks /Internet wars: #US plans to overthrow the #Cuban #Revolution

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– March 17, 1960:

Then U.S. President, Dwigth D. Eisenhower, approved the so-called Program of Covert Action, designed to destroy the Cuban Revolution. Among other aspects, the CIA was tasked with setting up a radio station broadcasting political propaganda. On May 17, 1960, 1160 khz frequency Radio Cuba Libre (Radio Swan) was picked up for the first time on the island.

– September 22, 1981:

President Ronald Reagan singed executive order 12323, establishing the “Presidential Commission on Broadcasting to Cuba,” tasked with developing a recommended plan for radio broadcasting intended for transmission to Cuba, such as Radio Martí.

– May 20, 1985:

Radio Martí hits the airwaves for the first time, as part of a plan by the staunchly anti-Cuban Ronald Reagan administration, to launch an illegal radio station able to reach the island and incite a popular uprising against the Revolution.

– March 27, 1990:

Following the failure of subversive radio schemes, TV Martí was launched, costing the U.S. taxpayer millions of dollars and violating international norms. Dubbed “the TV no one watches,” the signal was effectively blocked by Cuban authorities across the entire island.

– 2004:
The Commission for Assistance to a Free Cuba or Plan Bush is created by the George W. Bush administration to identify additional ways to hasten an overthrow of the “Cuban regime.”
Regarding technology, the plan proposes, among other things to “Encourage willing third-country governments to create public access Internet facilities in their missions in Cuba.”
Other initiatives included expanding “the distribution of information and facilitate pro-democracy activities,” and “Greater access to these types of equipment” in order to do so.

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#Maduro decided to break relations with the #UnitedStates and call on all political and social forces in his country to defend sovereignty and territorial integrity -#FactsMatter – Vienna Convention On Diplomatic Relations

From the Original Post in Cubadebate

From the People’s Balcony of the Miraflores Palace in Caracas, Maduro announced the total cessation of diplomatic, economic and political relations with the US government. and gave 72 hours for the diplomatic officials of the White House to leave the country.

The president accused the White House of wanting to impose a functional “puppet government” on their interests. “The US government he directs an operation to impose, through a coup d’état, a puppet president in Venezuela, “Maduro said in front of a concentrated crowd in front of the government headquarters.

From the Vienna Convention

Article 9

  1. The receiving State may at any time and without having to explain its decision, notify the sending State that the head of the mission or any member of the diplomatic staff of the mission is persona non grata or that any other member of the staff of the mission is not acceptable. In any such case, the sending State shall, as appropriate, either recall the person concerned or terminate his functions with the mission. A person may be declared non grata or not acceptable before arriving in the territory of the receiving State.
  2. If the sending State refuses or fails within a reasonable period to carry out its obligations under paragraph 1 of this article, the receiving State may refuse to recognize the person concerned as a member of t  he mission.

#FactsMatter – The true interest of the #UnitedStates in #Venezuela (II)/ Venezuela according to US interests: think-tanks, press and government Via Celac.org

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Automatically Translate / The campaign of the US government and the hegemonic media against Venezuela is long-standing and undoubtedly found its highest point in the support of these sectors to the coup d’état against the government of Hugo Chávez, in 2002 [1].

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Divided counterrevolution attacks Constitutional Referendum in #Cuba – #YoVotoSi #SomosContinuidad #VivaCuba

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The social networks Twitter and Facebook have become a focus of media attack against the coming Constitutional Referendum by counterrevolutionaries based outside Cuba and by several leaders of internal counterrevolutionary groups – without ceasing to show the deep internal divisions existing in the bosom This tiny opposition whose fundamental basis are not ideological contradictions, but the struggles for protagonism and a larger slice of aid from abroad, mainly from the United States, which is shown in their different positions before the event constitutional.

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New US Economic Attack Against #Cuba, Long Threatened, May Hit Soon – Via CounterPunch / #UnblockCuba #NoMasBloqueo vs #HelmsBurton Act


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That section of the 1996 anti-Cuban Helms-Burton Act known as Title III allows Cuban exiles or their families and a few U.S. companies to seek remedies in U.S. courts for properties they lost in Cuba due to nationalization by the revolutionary government.

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#FactsMatter – The true interest of the #UnitedStates in #Venezuela (I): More than 15K oil wells + 3.8 million barrels / day of crude oil and gas + the largest oil reserves in the world / Via El Siglo

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César Bunster. International Relations Manager. Communist Party of Chile.

Automatically Translate /Since 1999, when the election of Commander Hugo Chávez initiated the Bolivarian process, Venezuela has been facing the ravages of US imperialism.

Along with the deepening and consolidation of the revolutionary process in Venezuela, which has resulted in important benefits for its people – for example, from 2011 to date, around 1.7 million social housing units have been built (homes worth 70 m², much better than those built in our country by the private sector) – The United States (US) has been redoubling its attacks and multiplying its interventionist strategies.

Continue reading “#FactsMatter – The true interest of the #UnitedStates in #Venezuela (I): More than 15K oil wells + 3.8 million barrels / day of crude oil and gas + the largest oil reserves in the world / Via El Siglo”

The true “perfomance” of #TaniaBruguera – Via Miradas Cuba

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” If the lies of fortune, Licas, you are naked, you will be reduced to only your truth, that, in high forgetfulness, / neither follow, nor know, nor talk. / Those splendid and rich larvae / that bulge your worms with dress / in the venom tirio annealed, / presto will come to your superb girls. / What do you have, if you have your care? / What can you, if you can not know yourself / What do you command, if you obey your sins? / Furies of gold will have you; / you will suffer badly gathered treasures; / Your presumption will deny death. “ Sonnet by the great poet Francisco de Quevedo.

The Cuban artist Tania Bruguera likes to attract the attention of the media that usually serve as media support to the subversive policy of the US administration against the Cuban government, determined to promote a change in the political system of the island.

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