World Politics

Does Recognition of Parallel Gov't in Venezuela Violate International Law?

Does Recognition of Parallel Gov’t in Venezuela Violate International Law?

February 15, 2019

A recent study conducted by the German parliament’s independent scientific research service found that international recognition of the self-proclaimed “interim president” Juan Guaidó probably constitutes a violation of international law. We discuss the study’s implications with Andrej Hunko, who commissioned the study

How Haiti's Spontaneous Uprising is Connected to Venezuelan Solidarity

How Haiti's Spontaneous Uprising is Connected to Venezuelan Solidarity

February 15, 2019
Kim Ives of Haiti Liberté unravels how the new Haitian revolt entangles Duvalier style corruption of money stolen from Venezuela's PetroCaribe program and subtle US intervention
Canciller de Venezuela: "Los EEUU está adelante del intento golpista, no detrás"

The US is in Front of the Coup Attempt

February 15, 2019
Entrevista – en español con subtítulos en inglés – con canciller venezolano Jorge Arreaza, quien habla de las posibilidades de guerra con los EEUU, los impactos de los sanciones, y la salida al conflicto entre los EEUU y sus aliados en la oposición y en la región
Rep. Ilhan Omar Grills Elliott Abrams on Support for Central American Genocide

Rep. Ilhan Omar Grills Elliott Abrams on Support for Central American Genocide

February 13, 2019

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D) of Minnesota presented Elliott Abrams with uncomfortable facts about his past illegal activities and asked him whether he would pursue similar human rights violating policies against Venezuela as he did against Latin America in the 1980’s

Trudeau “Disappointed” his Ex-Justice Minister Resigned After He Demoted Her

Trudeau “Disappointed” his Ex-Justice Minister Resigned After He Demoted Her

February 13, 2019

Dimitri Lascaris says opposition parties sent a letter asking the government to preserve all incriminating evidence of the SNC-Lavalin case, since there is concern it could be destroyed

Venezuela Coverage and Analysis

February 13, 2019
Find all of our Venezuela stories here, from the current crisis to the early days of The Real News Network
Lula da Silva's Second Conviction Another Travesty of Justice

Lula da Silva’s Second Conviction Another Travesty of Justice

February 12, 2019

Former Workers Party President Lula da Silva was convicted to another 12 years and 11 months in a case that is almost identical to his first conviction, neither of which had any solid evidence, says Brasilwire’s Brian Mier

Danny Glover on the Conflict Over Venezuela

February 12, 2019

Actor and activist Danny Glover places the conflict over Venezuela in the context of a long history of US-led coups in Latin America