Venezuela

Biden Extends Executive Order Deeming Venezuela a Threat to U.S. Security

On Wednesday, Biden renewed an Obama-era executive order from 2015 which considers Venezuela an “unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security and foreign policy of the United States” in addition to maintaining the “maximum pressure” economic sanctions imposed by Donald Trump.

This image is divided into four quadrants, each quadrant showing a different image. In the upper left is Maduro, wearing a baseball cap and shouting into a microphone. In the upper right is another man, whose identity is unknown to this alt-text writer, also shouting into a microphone. In the bottom right is a sign for the CNE, with the letters superimposed onto yellow, blue, and red rectangles. In the bottom right is an image of people voting while surrounded by Venezuelan flags.

Elections in Venezuela: Socialists Reject the Maduro Government and the Pro-Imperialist Opposition

The Workers League for Socialism (LTS) in Venezuela calls on working people to abstain in the parliamentary elections this Sunday in Venezuela, and also in the “referendum” organized by Juan Guaidó. The Revolutionary People’s Alternative (APR), which recently broke with the Maduro government is, unfortunately, no alternative. We publish a summary of the LTS statement.

The United States Puts Pressure on Venezuela with New Political Sanctions

The United States continues to pressure Venezuela with new political sanctions. On Monday, the Trump administration announced sanctions on Iran and Venezuela for violating an “arms embargo.” Tuesday’s sanctions have been imposed on five political representatives linked to the opposition for allegedly being part of a plan to manipulate the parliamentary elections in December.