US: Already Interfering in Upcoming Venezuelan Elections

 teleSUR | August 15, 2019

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro takes part in a rally against the U.S. sanctions on Venezuela, in Caracas Venezuela, August 10, 2019.
Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro takes part in a rally against the U.S. sanctions on Venezuela, in Caracas Venezuela, August 10, 2019. | Photo: Reuters

“Donald Trump says that he is considering imposing an embargo on Venezuela meaning that no vessel enters or exits. It is a blockade,” the Venezuelan president said.

United States President Donald Trump has maintained strong economic pressure against Venezuela, having signed numerous decrees blocking the assets of the Venezuelan authorities within U.S. jurisdiction. Giants such as the Central Bank of Venezuela and the state-owned oil company PDVSA were also included in the sanctions list.

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Food Shipment Destined For Venezuela Seized Due to US Blockade

teleSUR | August 07, 2019

Aerial view of the new Panama Canal expansion project on the outskirt of Colon City.
Aerial view of the new Panama Canal expansion project on the outskirt of Colon City. | Photo: Reuters

The ship was seized in the Panama canal according to the Venezuela government. 

Venezuela’s Vicepresident Delcy Rodriguez denounced Wednesday that a ship containing 25 thousand tons of soy-made products has been seized in the Panama Canal due to the U.S. blockade while calling on the United Nations to take action against the “serious aggression” that impede Venezuela “right to food”. 

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Is it a prelude to color revolution in Hong Kong?

The following article was published in Countercurrents.org on August 13, 2019 under the title “Hong Kong airport resumes operations with over 200 flights still cancelled amidst violence”

The Hong Kong International Airport resumed operations on Tuesday, a day after all flights were cancelled due to violent acts by protesters.

Media reports said:

Despite resumption of activities of the HK international airport, still over 200 flights in and out of China’s Hong Kong Special Administrative Region have been cancelled on Tuesday.

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Violent ‘Color Revolution’ In Hong Kong Fails Despite Strong NYTSupport

DISPATCHES FROM MOON OF ALABAMA, BY “B” (FOUNDING EDITOR)

The New York Times—like much of the US media—are specialists at lying by omission—of context.

When the U.S. instigates its so called ‘color revolutions’, the transatlantic main stream media are usually supportive. But the support is rarely as extreme as the extraordinary one the New York Times gives to the rioters in Hong Kong.

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Live from Nicaragua: Uprising or Coup? A Reader

by Roger Stoll

Black Agenda Report | July 31, 2019

Book Review: Live from Nicaragua: Uprising or Coup? A Reader
Book Review: Live from Nicaragua: Uprising or Coup? A Reader

Behind much opposition violence stood US regime-change NGOs.

Nicaragua’s social and economic achievements and its open rejection of imperialism present the classic ‘threat of a good example.’”

Live from Nicaragua: Uprising or Coup? A Readeris a thoughtful, multifaceted collection of essays, eyewitness accounts, interviews and news clips of last year’s US-backed regime-change war against Nicaragua. Precisely because of its importance, quality and scope, this 270-page e-book will neither be acknowledged nor reviewed in the corporate media. The book is offered free by Alliance for Global Justice (afgj.org ) as an ebook  and aPDF .

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Mystery illnesses and a side-lined U.S. embassy spell trouble for Cuba

by W. T. Whitney Jr.

People’s World | July 31, 2019

Mystery illnesses and a side-lined U.S. embassy spell trouble for Cuba

Any concern, real or feigned, for the health of diplomats voiced when the mystery illness story began has given way to a stepped up campaigns by the Trump administration to ramp up attacks on Cuba and make it difficult or impossible for Cubans to come to the U.S. or for Americans to go to Cuba. The sidelining of the U.S. embassy in Cuba, pictured above, is a major impediment to restoration of normal relations. | Desmond Boylan/AP

President Obama on December 17, 2014 announced a U.S. opening to Cuba. Months later there was a U.S. embassy in Havana. Beginning in late 2016, however, some diplomats there –CIA agents among them – experienced strange noises, hearing loss, headaches, impaired memory, confused thinking, dizziness, impaired vision and more. Expressing safety concerns, the State Department in September, 2017 recalled most of its employees from its Embassy in Cuba.

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