Henri Falcon

Trump Renews Venezuela Sanctions, Violating International Law,

March 6, 2018

Declaring Venezuela an “unusual and extraordinary threat” to the U.S., President Trump renewed Obama’s sanctions against Venzuela–violating international law in the process, says CEPR co-director Mark Weisbrot

US Efforts to Sabotage Venezuelan Elections Intensify

March 1, 2018

The presidential election in Venezuela is now being derailed by the threat of a U.S. oil embargo and the opposition coalition’s call for a boycott. A strong opposition challenger to President Maduro is running anyway

Venezuelan Opposition Undecided Over Whether and Who to Run in Presidential Race

February 12, 2018

Following several months of negotiations between Venezuelan government and opposition representatives, the opposition refuses to sign the agreement, despite pressure from Spain’s ex-Prime Minister. Venezuela’s Charge D’Affairs in DC explains the panorama from the government’s perspective

Venezuela Elections: Why Does the Corporate Media Keep Crying Fraud?

October 22, 2017

The international media was quick to report on potential fraud in Venezuela’s regional elections, in which the ruling socialist party won a majority of governorships. But there isn’t any evidence of massive fraud, says Alex Main from the Center for Economic and Policy Research