The Arrogant Imperialist: The United States Demands American Mercenaries Release After Failed Coup Attempt
In the afternoon of Wednesday, Mike Pompeo threatened to use "all means" to repatriate mercenaries who entered Venezuela as part of the U.S. company SilverCorp and were captured in the failed military action on the country's coasts.
La Izquierda Diario VenezuelaMay 9, 2020
No to US Imperialism: Venezuelan Socialists Condemn Latest Coup Attempt
The attempted armed incursion into Venezuela, called “Operation Gideon,” came to light between Sunday and Monday. The attempted coup has ties to both Colombia and the United States. Two of the mercenaries are reportedly U.S. military veterans contracted with private security firm, Silvercorp USA, which has connections to President Trump. This is a blatant act of U.S imperialism at work. Venezuelan socialists condemn all U.S. coup attempts, as well as sanctions and imperialist policies.
League of Workers for SocialismMay 6, 2020
Ángel Arias: “A Crisis Dumped on Us by Both the Capitalists and Maduro’s Government”
In a speech given at the international rally of the Trotskyist Fraction this May Day, Ángel Arias, a leader of the Workers League for Socialism (LTS) in Venezuela, speaks about how the Venezuelan’s government’s authoritarianism and U.S. sanctions have created one of the worst crises in the country’s history.
Left VoiceMay 5, 2020
The U.S. Is Using Coronavirus to Push Regime Change in Venezuela
In the midst of the global crisis opened up by the coronavirus pandemic, the Trump administration has redoubled its efforts to overthrow Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro. It is dangling the lifting of devastating sanctions and offering foreign aid in exchange for Maduro’s ouster. We must demand that all sanctions be lifted unequivocally and denounce all U.S. military interference in the region.
Madeleine FreemanApril 5, 2020
The Plunder of Venezuela’s Oil
International corporations are trying to pillage Venezuelan oil, taking advantage of the economic catastrophe ravaging the country. Plans for privatization are supported by the Maduro government and the right-wing opposition.
Milton D'LeónFebruary 14, 2020
Venezuelan Workers Fight the Coup Attempt and Maduro’s Austerity Measures
On May 10, 150 Venezuelan workers representing trade unions from all over the country met in Caracas with the goal of organizing a working-class opposition against imperialism, Juan Guaidó’s coup attempt and President Nicolás Maduro’s austerity measures.
Left VoiceMay 28, 2019
Class Struggles and New Political Phenomena Around the World
With the yellow vest movement in France and the uprisings against pro-imperialist dictatorships in Algeria and Sudan, the oppressed have burst onto a tumultuous international scene.
Trotskyist Fraction – Fourth InternationalMay 13, 2019
AOC Lines Up with Pelosi, Bolton and Trump in Support of Coup Attempt in Venezuela
The coup attempt in Venezuela, orchestrated by Trump's National Security Advisor John Bolton, has been condemned by socialists around the world. "Democratic socialist" congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, however, is siding with Republican and Democratic Parties in support of U.S. imperialism.
Nathaniel FlakinMay 6, 2019
Venezuelan Socialists Reject the Coup Attempt Without Supporting Maduro
On Tuesday morning, Venezuela's self-proclaimed "interim president" Juan Guaidó began a coup attempt against the government of Nicolás Maduro. The following statement was published by the Workers' League for Socialism (LTS) in Venezuela.
La Izquierda Diario VenezuelaMay 1, 2019
PROSUR: The New Tool for U.S. Imperialism in Latin America
In March, Latin American leaders created a new international body, PROSUR. What is it, and what does it mean for the region?
Jimena VergaraApril 17, 2019