Defying U.S. sanctions, first Iranian tanker reaches Venezuela

May 25, 2020 by Gloria La Riva reprinted from Liberation News The enhanced U.S. military presence in Caribbean waters did not deter Iran as the first of its five giant tankers full of gasoline and refinery supplies reached Venezuela’s waters late Saturday, May 23. It docked today in the port of the El Palito refinery, 100 miles west of Caracas.

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Paramilitary invasions in Venezuela: Made in USA

Venezuelan forces have repelled at least two armed invasions of the country in recent days. “We have defeated them in the street, we have defeated them electorally, we have defeated them militarily… Because of this, they have left all their hope in a military intervention of the highest level… Our answer is this: Bolivarian Fury.” — President of the Constituent Assembly Diosdado Cabello.

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ANSWER condemns latest U.S. plots against Venezuela

The ANSWER Coalition, of which the Cuba and Venezuela Solidarity Committee is a part, condemns the latest acts of aggression against the government of President Nicolás Maduro and people of Venezuela, attempted by paramilitaries on May 3 near the coastal town of Macuto, and another thwarted infiltration today of eight terrorists, May 4, 40 miles west of Macuto, in Chuao near the sea. The Venezuelan authorities as of the evening of Monday, May 4, indicate that more plots may be unfolding, calling for maximum alert.

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Eyewitness Venezuela: National Livestream with Anti-war Leaders

Coming Saturday, April 20: Eyewitness Venezuela: a National Livestream featuring: Ajamu Baraka (Black Alliance for Peace), Gloria La Riva (Cuba and Venezuela Solidarity Committee and ANSWER Coalition), Max Blumenthal (Editor at Grayzone Project), Medea Benjamin (CodePink), Anya Parampil (Grayzone Project), and Claudia De La Cruz (Popular Education Project).

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Interview with Venezuelan engineering professor about the blackout

Gloria La Riva interviewed Rafael Argotti, a university professor and member of the Bolivarian Movement of Engineers and Technologists, in Caracas on March 9 during the second blackout. Despite the massive blackout, tens of thousands of Venezuelans continue to mobilize. Video in Spanish with English subtitles.

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