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Open Letter by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro to the American People – Hands off Venezuela
International Day of Action – Solidarity with Venezuela https://www.nowaronvenezuela.org
Protest Berlin Feb, 8: Hands off Venezuela! (Bloque Latinoamericano Berlin)
Actor and Activist Danny Glover on the Conflict Over Venezuela
Elliott Abrams: The War Criminal Running US Policy in Venezuela
Mexico’s Lopez Obrador’s Position on Venezuela Marks Return to Foreign Policy Tradition
US Influence in Venezuela Is Part of a Two Centuries-old Imperial Plan
By Shane Quinn
Feb. 10 – The Red Cross of Colombia explains why so-called humanitarian aid from US is not humanitarian aid. Venezuelans lined up by the thousands and waited for hours as millions sign message to US — we oppose US intervention and support President Maduro (videos). The Venezuelan military is not giving in to bribery and threats of the United States and staying loyal to the legitimately elected government. Coup president Guaido is under investigation for illegally taking money from foreign sources while a member of the National Assembly, calls for protests in support of so-called humanitarian aid tomorrow. https://popularresistance.org/red-cross-of-colombia-us-action-to-venezuela-is-not-humanitarian-aid/
What’s Next for Venezuela as U.S. & Opposition Reject Negotiations Aimed to End Crisis Peacefully? (Democracy Now) https://youtu.be/uX77cSv-ehM
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro exclusive interview to RT Spanish, speaking about the threats of war and of foul play in politics. ‚I won’t be remembered as a traitor‘ (EXCLUSIVE) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GiUef5_V3mw
‘Leave the Venezuelan people alone’: Roger Waters calls US actions ‘insanity’
Former Pink Floyd frontman Roger Waters has lashed out at the US government for destroying “real democracy” in Venezuela, calling for an end to “Trump’s coup” in the Latin American country. https://www.rt.com/news/450809-roger-waters-us-venezuela/
Germany: Left Party accuses US of coup bid in Venezuela
German opposition condemns foreign interference, calls for internal dialogue to resolve crisis
The real Venezuela: From Caracas, Prof. Aline Piva explains US coup attempt
Venezuela-Solidarity Declaration supported by 30 Communist Parties
‘Maduro must go!’ US targets only corrupt officials to save Venezuelans, Guaido tells RT
Venezuela: The U.S.’s 68th Regime Change Disaster – by Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies
Protest 8.2. BERLIN #HandoffVenezuela Pueblos Unidos por #Venezuela! 8.2.
Venezuela Regime Change Project: The German Government supports the „interim president“ Guaidó. A Statement of the Scientific Service Research Group within the German Parliament now explicitly questions the legality of the procedure. http://cooptv.wordpress.de/2019/02/09/venezuela-regime-change-project-the-german-government
Legendary soccer star Diego Maradona supports Venezuelan President Nicolás #Maduro.
The US is using Color Revolution Strategies In Venezuela – by Kevin Zeese https://cooptv.wordpress.com/2019/02/06/the-us-is-using-color-revolution-strategies-in-venezuela-by-kevin-zeese/
Support for dialogue and peace in Venezuela
– A signature collection drive for international solidarity friends
US ‘Regime Changes’: The Historical Record – By Prof. James Petras https://www.globalresearch.ca/us-regime-changes-historical-record/5667692
Venezuela: Eurasia Teams Up Against American Hegemony – by Pepe Escobar https://cooptv.wordpress.com/2019/02/05/venezuela-eurasia-teams-up-against-american-hegemony-by-pepe-escobar/
Danny Glover via CODEPINK: I am frankly frightened by the U. S. Government’s dangerous bellicose backing of a coup in Venezuela.
US-Congresswoman Tuli Gabbard. 2020 Presidential Candidate. The United States needs to stay out of Venezuela and let the Venezuelan people determine their own future. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AXYio6T1xSw
United National Anti-War Coalition. Sign the petition against US aggression – Take Action Now!
Oppose US Regime Change Efforts in Venezuela. When you sign this petition it will be sent to your representative (if you are in the US), and well as to the Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, and the Foreign Minister of Canada, Chrystia Freeland https://bit.ly/2UgaOKM
Canada’s unions urge federal government to help restore peace in Venezuela – Call to abstain from seeking regime change and intervening in the sovereign affairs of Venezuela. http://canadianlabour.ca/news/news-archive/canadas-unions-urge-federal-government-help-restore-peace-venezuela
Proteste vor der US-Botschaft am 30.1.2019
Find/ Add an action: U.S. Hands off Venezuela! No to the coup! iacenter.org
Labour Leader Corbyn: The future of Venezuela is a matter for Venezuelans. Calls for more sanctions on Venezuela are wrong. We oppose outside interference in Venezuela, whether from the US or anywhere else. http://cooptv.wordpress.de/2019/02/03/corbyn-on-venezuela
Many Countries at UN Oppose Trump Interference in Venezuela
Trump and the Yankee Plot to Overthrow the Venezuelan Government
Elliott Abrams, Trump’s Pick to Bring “Democracy” to Venezuela, Has Spent His Life Crushing Democracy
By Jon Schwarz https://theintercept.com/2019/01/30/elliott-abrams-venezuela-coup/
Trump-bashing Iraq war architect Elliott Abrams to lead US regime change in Venezuela
White House Protest: No Matter What You Think of Venezuela, No Intervention!
The Making of Juan Guaidó: How the US Regime Change Laboratory Created Venezuela’s Coup Leader. While posing as a champion of democracy, he has spent years at the forefront of a violent campaign of destabilization. By Dan Cohen and Max Blumenthal https://grayzoneproject.com
US ‘can’t bring Venezuela to its knees’ – Maduro
Common Frontiers Canada: Common Frontiers rejects interference in Venezuela’s democratic order. https://www.commonfrontiers.ca
The US Is Orchestrating a Coup in Venezuela
MARJORIE COHN, TRUTHOUT
Once again, the US government is trying to orchestrate a coup d’etat in Venezuela. In 2002, the George W. Bush administration aided and abetted an attempted coup against Hugo Chávez. The US is intent on regime change in Venezuela because it has the world’s largest oil reserves and the United States is its biggest customer.
Read the Article → https://truthout.org/articles/the-us-is-orchestrating-a-coup-in-venezuela/
Former diplomat Jim Jatras talks about regime-change ambitions. National Security Advisor John Bolton has openly suggested that access to resources makes the US role in Venezuela’s unfolding political crisis profitable for US companies. – Former diplomat youtube.com
As U.S. Moves to Oust Maduro, Is Invading Venezuela Next? Allan Nairn on Trump’s Attempted Coup
A War for Oil? Bolton Pushes for intervention and Privatization of Venezuela’s Oil as U.S. Ratchets Up even more Pressure on Maduro
New Oil Sanctions on Venezuela: „Would Destroy What’s Left of its Economy“
The Venezuelan Foreign Ministry said that the African Union had expressed its support for President Nicolas Maduro.
„Deputy Chairperson of the African Union, Thomas Kwesi Quartey, has sent a message of solidarity with the people of Venezuela and of support for constitutional president Nicolas Maduro,“ the Venezuelan Foreign Ministry wrote on Twitter. The message had been handed over to the Venezuelan authorities through the country’s ambassador to Ethiopia, the ministry added.
Russia, Cuba, China, Turkey and Iran have given Maduro’s government full support.
Uruguay’s Foreign Ministry issued a statement on the upcoming international conference on the current political crisis in Venezuela, which is to take place in Montevideo on 7 February. The initiative was suggested by Uruguay and Mexico.
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador called for a dialogue without setting any conditions.
Some members of Congress, Rep. Ro Khanna, Rep. Ilhan Omar and Hawaiian Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard, released statements condemning the U.S. meddling in Venezuela. Omar tweeted: “A U.S. backed coup in Venezuela is not a solution to the dire issues they face, – Trump’s efforts to install a far right opposition will only incite violence and further destabilize the region. We must support Mexico, Uruguay & the Vatican’s efforts to facilitate a peaceful dialogue.”
Democracy Now: Trump’s Venezuela Envoy Elliott Abrams Is a War Criminal Who Has Abetted Genocide
In an ongoing effort to topple Venezuelan President Maduro, Vice President Pence met with members of the Venezuelan opposition at the White House alongside Trump’s new special envoy to Venezuela, Elliott Abrams. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IrcT3GJuh0A
Medea Benjamin, Democracy Now:
„We have to stand up and say that we believe in the principles of nonintervention, and we call for negotiations to end this crisis, not to follow in the footsteps of what the U.S. is doing, which is putting pressure on the Venezuelan military, to divide it, and to really set the stage for tremendous violence in Venezuela…“ youtube.com
Stop Interfering in Venezuela’s Internal Politics – Open Letter signed by 70 scholars on Latin America,
political science, and history as well as filmmakers, civil society leaders, and other experts
in opposition to ongoing intervention by the United States in Venezuela. commondreams.org
A CNN “exclusive” report from inside Venezuela aired multiple times on the network on January 28. It is a prime example of how influential media outlets in the U.S. effectively create propaganda for the opposition, which now is receiving funds from President Donald Trump’s administration. shadowproof.com
U.S. Peace Council — January 26, 2019
Stop the US-Led Coup Against Venezuela! Petitions and Condemnations Are Not Enough
The US Peace Movement Must Act Decisively! https://uspeacecouncil.org
Venezuela: What activists need to know abbout the US-led Coup https://popularresistance.org
US-Venezuela Solidarity https://us-venezuelasolidarity.org
Venezuela Solidarity Campaign https://www.venezuelasolidarity.co.uk
Answer Coalition http://www.answercoalition.org/
The Real News Network
Venezuela: Is President Maduro ‚illegitimate‘? 10 facts to counter the lies
Bank of England Refuse to Return US$1.2B Venezuelan Gold – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and national security advisor John Bolton, pressured their British counterparts to freeze the Venezuelan assets – supported by opposition lawmaker Juan Guaido. www.telesurenglish.net
Venezuela Propaganda Debunked – People Are Against Coup https://www.youtube.com
How can crisis in Venezuela be resolved & how will it be? RT speaks to frmr UN special rapporteur https://www.youtube.com
Abby Martin Fact-Checks „No Free Press in Venezuela“ Claim youtube.com
Former special rapporteur Alfred de Zayas, UN has told The Independent the US sanctions on the country are illegal – could amount to “crimes against humanity” under international law.- “economic warfare against Venezuela is hurting the economy and killing Venezuelans.“ ‘Modern-day economic sanctions and blockades are comparable with medieval sieges of towns’ – youtube.com and independent.co.uk