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What is a "Guaidó"? A Cowboy in Caracas (Pt 1/2)

What is a "Guaidó"?

April 7, 2019
Former Catholic Priest and Wyoming native Charlie Hardy talks about his recent experiences in Venezuela and looks back on 25 years living among the poorest of Venezuela’s poor
Russia Defies US Threats Over Venezuela

Russia Defies US Threats Over Venezuela

March 28, 2019

Trump insists Russia ‘get out’ of Venezuela; Vijay Prashad says Russia is protecting its own economic interests, billions in outstanding loans

Venezuela Is in Economic Crisis, Not Humanitarian Crisis

Venezuela Is in Economic Crisis, Not Humanitarian Crisis

March 28, 2019

Max Blumenthal describes his experience on the ground in Venezuela to host Paul Jay, and talks about how the depiction of the country in broad humanitarian crisis is being used as a rationale for intervention in its domestic politics

"We Are Swimming in an Ocean of Lies" on Venezuela

“We Are Swimming in an Ocean of Lies” on Venezuela

March 26, 2019

Former UN Special Rapporteur says Michelle Bachelet needs to change her team and visit Venezuela herself, or she is going to continue to get an “unprofessional, one-sided, politicized report” on the state of the country

Venezuela Update: UN Human Rights Report, More Sanctions

Venezuela Coverage and Analysis

March 24, 2019
Find all of our Venezuela stories here, from the current crisis to the early days of The Real News Network
Trump's "Coalition of the Willing" Against Venezuela Has Legitimacy Issues of Their Own

Trump’s “Coalition of the Willing” Against Venezuela Has Legitimacy Issues of Their Own

March 10, 2019

Many right-wing South American governments that are supporting Trump’s effort to oust Venezuela’s President Maduro have their own legitimacy issues, such as Brazil and Honduras. Others are deeply dependent on the US, such as Argentina and Colombia. CEPR’s Mark Weisbrot analyzes the coalition

Venezuela Update: Guaidó Returns, US Continues Threats

Venezuela Update: Guaidó Returns, US Continues Threats

March 5, 2019

Self-declared interim president Juan Guaidó returned to Venezuela without incident, despite having violated a travel ban. NSC chair John Bolton continued his threats against Maduro, warning him not to arrest Guaidó and reaffirming the US’s right to intervene in Latin America