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Trump Admin Breaks and Enters Venezuela’s Embassy, Arrests Activists

Trump Admin Breaks and Enters Venezuela’s Embassy, Arrests Activists

May 17, 2019

After more than a month of living in the Venezuelan embassy, DC police and secret service broke open the doors to arrest for activists who had been staying in the embassy to protect it against an opposition take-over. The move sets a dangerous precedent, says Medea Benjamin

Why Many Venezuelans Are Still Chavistas

Venezuela Coverage and Analysis

May 15, 2019
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Venezuela Embassy protection collective defies unlawful ‘no trespass’ order

May 14, 2019

By Medea Benjamin, Ann Wright / Alternet. Top image via Independent Media Institute. An extraordinary set of events has been unfolding at the Venezuela Embassy in Washington, D.C., ever since the Embassy Protection Collective began living at the embassy with the permission of… An extraordinary set of events has been unfolding at the Venezuela Embassy in…

CodePink's Medea Benjamin: Venezuelan Embassy's Power Cut

Activists Occupy Venezuelan Embassy in DC

May 9, 2019
DC’s power company, PEPCO, cut the electricity to the Venezuelan Embassy Wednesday evening, even though the bill was paid in full. Secret Service and opposition protesters continue to harass the Embassy Protection Collective, which is trying to make sure that the embassy is not turned over to Venezuela’s unelected parallel government representatives.