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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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#Pangea / Scientists believe that a super-continent & a super-ocean will be formed on Earth again – Via RT

Original Post HERE

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…The next super-continent will be formed through the process of introversion. The internal oceans created by the separation of Pangea – the Atlantic, the Indian and the Antarctic – will be closed and the Pacific will expand to become the only super-ocean of the new super-continent.

#Cuba Keeps Recovering from Devastating Tornado, Civil Defense Says

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The recovery of the vital systems and the reconstruction after the impact of the strong January 27 tornado is making progress in Havana, the National Civil Defense Staff (EMNDC) has asserted.

EMNDC head, Division General Ramon Pardo, presented a report over the weekend to the Council of Ministers, in another follow-up meeting on the response to the damages caused by the violent windstorm, that the basic services have been totally restored, while reconstruction has gained in organization, according to a summary of the meeting published on Monday in Granma newspaper.

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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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Natural Disasters: The Challenge of Saving Lives – Via Prensa latina

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The death of over 10 thousand persons and the damages caused to 62 million by extreme meteorological events in 2018, imposed on governments the challenge of introducing effective policies of prevention and mitigation.

The number of deaths was the sixth lowest in this century, far from the average of 77 thousand deaths, result of the non-existing catastrophes of enormous proportions, according to the United Nations Office for the Reduction of Risks due to Disasters (Unisdr).

Nevertheless, the figure was larger than the 8,500 victims in 2016 and the 9,700 of the following year, according to the yearly report of that organism that also registered the affected persons, be due to wounds, left homeless or displaced.

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#FactsMatter – Rich Eating Well in #Venezuela, Basque Executive Shows – Via venezuelanalysis.com

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To prove his relatives in Spain wrong, on executive published a series of photographs of fully-stocked markets in upper class neighborhoods in Caracas.

Agustin Otxotorena, a Basque executive living in Caracas, grew tired of constant calls from friends and relatives in Spain telling him that there was no food in Venezuela, so on May 20 he began publishing photos on Facebook of supermarkets in upscale sectors of Caracas filled with goods.

In addition to showing evidence of an abundance of food stuffs, Otxotorena also analyzed the situation. He concluded that there are two countries in Venezuela—one where “there are many people having a hard time, who don’t have the money to live,” and another where there is “an upper class that has a living standard higher than Europe.”

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#Cuba Hotels With A View -10 Of The Best – Via Beyond the Ordinary

Havana Hotels With A View

When I first visited Cuba, way back in the mid-90s, if you wanted a hotel with a view in Havana you were pretty much restricted to hotels in the Vedado & Miramar neighbourhoods, most notably the iconic Hotel Nacional.

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From the saying 2 the fact there is a great stretch ! – Bolsonaro closes #MoreDoctors & leaves 2 his fate the #Cuban professionals who stayed in #Brazil Via Miradas Cuba

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Related – More Doctors

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The government of Jair Bolsonaro is preparing to permanently close More Doctors, a project designed by the Workers Party in 2013 to bring health care to the most remote areas of Brazil, and in which thousands of Cuban doctors participated.

The federal government decided to close the program and replace it with a new one , which is still being planned and will be presented “soon,” Mayra Pinheiro, secretary of Labor and Education at the Brazilian Ministry of Health, told the press on Wednesday. 

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#Cuba’s day always dawns “Restore services, collect debris, care for victims, plan, and organize donations, give priority to the most vulnerable” @DiazCanelB #FuerzaHabana #FuerzaCuba

Original Post  Granma + Mesa Redonda /Round Table

“Restore services, collect debris, care for victims, plan, and organize donations, give priority to the most vulnerable ” were lines of action emphasized by Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, President of Cuba’s Councils of State and Ministers, during his comments on the television program Mesa Redonda, devoted yesterday to the recovery underway, following the January 27 tornado that hit Havana .

The President said that Army General Raúl Castro and José Ramón Machado Ventura, first and second secretaries of the Communist Party of Cuba, respectively, are attentive to progress being made in recovery efforts.

“We are going to pick ourselves up, because in Cuba, as the song says, the day always dawns after the darkest night, because we are continuity,” he said.

Continue reading “#Cuba’s day always dawns “Restore services, collect debris, care for victims, plan, and organize donations, give priority to the most vulnerable” @DiazCanelB #FuerzaHabana #FuerzaCuba”

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