Venezuelan elections deal blow to US rulers’ attacks

Vol. 84/No. 51 - December 28, 2020
Volunteer Cuban doctors treat working people for symptoms of COVID-19 in Caracas in April. Revolutionary Cuba defends Venezuelan sovereignty against U.S. sanctions, attacks.

The pro-imperialist opposition led by Juan Guaidó that’s seeking to overthrow the government of Nicolás Maduro lost control of the legislature in elections held Dec. 6. Guaidó, with the backing of U.S. imperialism, had declared himself president in January 2019.…

US rulers step up assault on Venezuela’s sovereignty

Vol. 84/No. 28 - July 20, 2020
Gas line in Caracas June 1 after government cut back subsidy, ended state monopoly on fuel sales. U.S. rulers’ stifling economic sanctions are effort to bring down Maduro government.

The imperialist rulers in Washington continue to step up their efforts to choke off Venezuela’s oil trade, part of their relentless drive to force the government of President Nicolás Maduro out of power and to deal blows to the Cuban…

Failed raid against Venezuelan gov’t shows crisis of US-backed opposition

Vol. 84/No. 21 - June 1, 2020

A failed mercenary raid that unraveled on the shores of Venezuela May 3-4 became the latest blow to efforts of U.S.-backed Venezuela opposition leader Juan Guaidó to overthrow the country’s president Nicolás Maduro.  Launched from neighboring Colombia, the amphibious raid…

DC picket protests US rulers’ attacks against Cuba

Vol. 84/No. 20 - May 25, 2020
DC picket protests US rulers’ attacks against Cuba

WASHINGTON — Following an April 30 shooting attack of over 30 rounds with an AK-47 assault rifle that damaged the Cuban Embassy here, the D.C. Metro Coalition in Solidarity with the Cuban Revolution sponsored a solidarity picket line there May…

Venezuela: Working people pay price for US sanctions

Vol. 84/No. 19 - May 18, 2020
Cuban doctors in April visit working people in their homes in Petare neighborhood in Caracas, Venezuela’s capital, examining them for symptoms of COVID-19. Washington’s hatred for the Maduro government in Venezuela is tied to its political and economic relations with Cuba.

Washington is not letting up on its sanctions and other violations of Venezuela’s sovereignty aimed at forcing the government of President Nicolás Maduro from power. “The United States is not done,” and will continue to squeeze harder, Secretary of State…

Protest hits US sanctions on Cuba, Iran, NKorea, Venezuela

Vol. 84/No. 18 - May 11, 2020

Protesters organized a car caravan April 20 in Northampton, Massachusetts, demanding the U.S. government end punitive sanctions against Venezuela, Cuba, North Korea and Iran. The action was organized by the Latin America Solidarity Coalition of Western Massachusetts. Washington has stepped…

Oppose US economic sanctions on Venezuela!

Vol. 83/No. 30 - August 19, 2019

In an escalation of its economic sanctions against Venezuela, President Donald Trump issued an executive order Aug. 5 that prohibits almost all remaining U.S. trade with the government of Venezuela and aims to get foreign companies to comply as well.…

US rulers step up economic war against Cuba and Venezuela

Vol. 83/No. 26 - July 22, 2019

The U.S. Treasury Department added Cuba’s state-owned Cuba-metales, which handles all Cuba’s imports of fuels and oil, including from Venezuela, to its growing blacklist July 3. It’s the latest move by Washington to tighten its decadeslong embargo against Cuba, part…

US hands off Venezuela! US hands off of Cuba!

Vol. 83/No. 23 - June 10, 2019

Washington and the U.S.-backed opposition in Venezuela continue to press their campaign to oust the government of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, despite the failure of their April 30 coup attempt. Washington is stepping up its economic war on Venezuela —…