By Omar Vazquez HerediaPhoto credit: The Associated Press Since the beginning of his mandate as US president, Donald Trump has tried to achieve an orderly and negotiated transition in Venezuela, which would imply ousting Nicolas Maduro through the disavowing of his authority by a significant sector of the Bolivarian National Armed Force (FANB). Depending on … Continue reading Why does Donald Trump want to overthrow Maduro’s government?
A turbulent first year
By Venezuelanvoices.orgPhoto credit: Several photos from Venezuelan Voices articles. Exactly one year ago, on March 18, 2019, we made our first two publications, an interview with sociologist Edgardo Lander and a report on the massacres perpetrated by the Venezuelan government through the FAES extermination groups. For those of us who work voluntarily to support this … Continue reading A turbulent first year
Trump imposes new sanctions on a Venezuela already ruined by Maduro’s austerity
The new sanctions aim at destroying what’s left of the Venezuelan economy, which already shrank by more than half in the last five years of Maduro's brutal adjustment plan.
Neither Imperialist Interference Nor Guaidó
The revolutionary socialists call to repudiate any threat of Trump’s military intervention and the coup attempt by Guaido and the pro-Yankee right from a position independent from the Maduro government which we do not endorse for its anti-worker and repressive nature.
Trump supported coup attempt fails. The left opposition rejects it
Many Venezuelans viewed the mobilizations and the participation of military forces as an authentic rebellion against Maduro. However, the declarations by top US government officials confirmed that it was a coup attempt, albeit a failed one.