More Sanctions on Venezuela

More Sanctions on Venezuela: Operation Florida 2020 (Pt 1/2)

More Sanctions on Venezuela: Operation Florida 2020 (Pt 1/2)

April 10, 2019

Senators Menendez and Rubio introduced a bipartisan bill to intensify the sanctions that are strangling Venezuela’s economy. Mark Weisbrot says this is largely possible because members of Congress are unaware of the suffering the sanctions are causing in Venezuela

Pompeo: Sanctions Increase "Pain and Suffering" in Venezuela (Pt 2/2)

Pompeo: Sanctions Increase “Pain and Suffering” in Venezuela (Pt 2/2)

April 10, 2019

Sec. of State Mike Pompeo recently openly admitted that the sanctions are causing pain and suffering and that this would accelerate the process of toppling the Maduro government. Mark Weisbrot discusses the approach and what Democrats and progressives could do to stop this