What’s going on in Venezuela? Chronicle of a Failed Intervention

 Tatuy TV| March 19, 2019

In the first months of 2019, after apparently becoming part of Donald Trump’s Anti-Socialist presidential campaign for 2020, Venezuela was the object of a barrage of confusing and unprecedented political maneuvers designed to overthrow the government of Nicolas Maduro. In this video report, produced by the Venezuelan community media collective Tatuy Tv, you will see the events of those tumultuous days in five phases. From the self-proclaimed president and “humanitarian aid” to the massive nationwide blackout, this Chronicle of a Failed Intervention lays out what is really happening in Venezuela and what we can expect in the months to come.

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US Imposes New Sanctions as Venezuelan Government Denounces Takeover of Diplomatic Offices

by Ricardo Vaz

venezuelanalysis.com | March 20, 2019

State-owned mining company Minerven gold processing plant. Minerven has become the latest target of US sanctions. (Ultimas Noticias)
State-owned mining company Minerven gold processing plant. Minerven has become the latest target of US sanctions. (Ultimas Noticias)

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Maduro: US Withholding $5bn of Medical Supplies in ‘Criminal’ Measure

by Paul Dobson

Venezuelanalysis.com | March 21, 2019

President Nicolas Maduro at the Jipana medical supply warehouse in Miranda State (@NicolasMaduro / Twitter)
President Nicolas Maduro at the Jipana medical supply warehouse in Miranda State (@NicolasMaduro / Twitter)

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The recolonisation of Latin America and the war on Venezuela

by James Petras

Pambazuka News | March 12, 2019

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Germany’s Über Hypocrisy over Venezuela

by Finian Cunningham

So Merkel is going along with Washington’s wicked coup on Venezuela. But why? Lots of secrets between mafia ruling classes, that’s for sure.

Germany has taken the lead among European Union member states to back Washington’s regime-change agenda for Venezuela. Berlin’s hypocrisy and double-think is quite astounding.

Only a few weeks ago, German politicians and media were up in arms protesting to the Trump administration for interfering in Berlin’s internal affairs. There were even outraged complaints that Washington was seeking “regime change” against Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government.

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“Lights Out!” Did Trump and His Neocons Recycle Bush-Era Plan to Knock Out Venezuela’s Power Grid?

by Whitney Webb

MintPress News | March 11, 2019

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Relatives of a patient walk in the darkened hall of a clinic with a candle lighting the way, during a power outage in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, March 7, 2019. (MintPress.com)

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Venezuela – Guaidó Planned To Use Arms – Frustration Over Stalemate Sets In

DISPATCHES FROM MOON OF ALABAMA, BY “B”

The abject British publication The Economist, long a mouthpiece for the Transatlantic ruling class, and beloved by snobs, has already signed off on Guaidó as the coup’s main Trojan Horse.

New reports about the U.S. coup attempt in Venezuela describe the current mood in Washington as ‘frustration’. They also shine new light on why of the opposition’s plans failed.

When the U.S. set out for the failed ‘humanitarian aid’ stunt at the border between Colombia and Venezuela an important role was given to its puppet, the self-declared ‘president’ Juan Guaidó. It was his task to bring the aid across the border.

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