Venezuela: MPs prosecuted for their support for Guaido's failed uprising

Venezuela: MPs prosecuted for their support for Guaido’s failed uprising

Seven Venezuelan opposition MPs will face criminal charges for supporting Juan Guaido in his call for an uprising against Nicolas Maduro, whose former head of intelligence defected and saw, as a result, US sanctions against him lifted. The Chavista power decided to move on the legal ground, just one week after the failed uprising that […]

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Venezuela: Maduro calls on army to be "ready" in case of US attack

Venezuela: Maduro calls on army to be “ready” in case of US attack

Supporters of the Venezuelan opponent Juan Guaido headed Saturday “in peace” but in small numbers, to the barracks to urge once again the army to release Nicolas Maduro, the president who called the troops to be “ready” in case of American attack. “The goal is to carry our message without falling into confrontation or provocation,” […]

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Venezuela: a political crisis that has lasted three months

Venezuela: a political crisis that has lasted three months

Venezuela: While soldiers have risen on Tuesday against President Nicolas Maduro in support of his opponent Juan Guaido, return on a tangle that began in January with a disputed presidential election. Guaido proclaims himself president On January 23, opponents and supporters of Nicolas Maduro massively demonstrate in Venezuela, plunged into a serious political, economic and […]

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Nicolas Maduro the coup failed in Venezuela

Nicolas Maduro: “the coup failed” in Venezuela

After this day of violence, incumbent President Nicolas Maduro appeared on national television surrounded by his Chiefs of Staff and his Minister of Defense. Gunfire in the streets of Caracas … Clashes erupted during demonstrations in support of troops of soldiers who rallied the opponent and self-proclaimed president Juan Guaido. 69 people were injured, two […]

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Guaido calls for the "greatest step in history" in Venezuela

Guaido calls for the “greatest step in history” in Venezuela

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido has called on the population to participate in the “biggest march” in Venezuelan history on Wednesday in an effort to bring down Nicolas Maduro. Guaido said Tuesday he had begun the “final phase” of his plan to overthrow the incumbent president. While traveling in front of an air base in […]

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Venezuelan Foreign Minister Condemned by Washington, Moscow Protests

Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza Condemned by Washington, Moscow Protests

Washington has once again raised the bar on Friday with the regime of Nicolas Maduro in Venezuela, imposing sanctions on his head of diplomacy, which prompted the strong reaction of Russia, ally of Caracas. Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza has been ostracized from the international financial system (in dollars) and his US holdings have been […]

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Moscow wants to help Cuba and Caracas against US sanctions

Moscow wants to help Cuba and Caracas against US sanctions

Russia considers illegal the new US sanctions against Venezuela and Cuba and intends to do its utmost to support these two allied countries of Moscow, said Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Riabkov, quoted Thursday by the RIA news agency. US National Security Advisor John Bolton unveiled Wednesday a new round of sanctions against Cuba and […]

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Russian soldiers in Venezuela Moscow meets Trump

Russian soldiers in Venezuela: Moscow meets Trump

Russian military experts are currently in Venezuela under contracts awarded for the supply of Russian weapons to the Venezuelan army and Moscow does not intend to interfere in the internal affairs of this country, said Thursday the door Kremlin, Dmitry Peskov. On Wednesday, US President Donald Trump demanded the withdrawal of hundreds of Russian troops […]

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Venezuela Juan Guaido recognized as president by 19 European countries

Venezuela: Juan Guaido recognized as president by 19 European countries

The opponent Juan Guaido has been recognized as interim president of Venezuela by 19 countries of the European Union, immediately accused by the socialist president Nicolas Maduro of “supporting the putschist plans” of the United States. While diplomatic support is growing, Juan Guaido, 35, is trying to organize the arrival of humanitarian aid to Venezuela, […]

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Washington administration is thinking of tapping into its oil reserves

Washington administration is thinking of tapping into its oil reserves

The Trump administration plans to tap into the strategic oil reserves of the United States to mitigate the impact on prices of new sanctions against Venezuela, government sources said on Tuesday. “No decision has yet been taken”, he was said. The government imposed Monday sanctions against the Venezuelan oil company PDVSA in order to pressure […]

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