More than US$30 billion were illegally diverted from Venezuela in two months, the country’s communications and information minister has revealed, accusing the US of orchestrating the operation.
MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) – Mexico and Germany oppose any scenario of military intervention in Venezuela, believing that it would lead to catastrophic consequences, the two countries’ foreign ministers said at the joint press conference on Thursday.
One of the negotiators on the Venezuelan side was allegedly Defence Minister Vladimir Padrino Lopez, who is thought to have had a last-minute change of heart. The Trump administration had an agreement in place with Venezuela’s military that President Nicolas Maduro would be arrested during this week’s attempted coup, the Spanish newspaper ABC reports, citing a source in the […]
TUCKER CARLSON: There is much we don’t know about the situation in Venezuela. What we do know is that Venezuela’s current government has done a poor job of providing for its own people. Venezuela has the world’s largest oil reserves, yet it remains one of the most impoverished and the most dangerous places on the […]
Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido failed to kick-start a military uprising on Tuesday. After this fizzle, his life may be in danger from his own CIA backers, the director of the Ron Paul Institute argued in a debate.
Ecuador traded Julian Assange for a loan from the International Monetary Fund, which can only be handed out with the approval of Washington, John Shipton, the WikiLeaks co-founder’s father, has said.
The arrival of Russian military planes in Venezuela in March 2019 spurred harsh criticism from the US, who has accused Moscow of destabilising the situation in the Latin American state, currently engulfed in a political crisis. Russia, for its part, has recalled that its planes arrived under a bilateral agreement with Caracas.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Russia opened on Friday a helicopter flight training centre in Venezuela to assist Venezuelan pilots in learning how to fly Russian-made Mi-family helicopters, Russia’s state arms exporter Rosoboronexport said.
Fabiana Rosales, the wife of Venezuela’s US-backed opposition leader Juan Guaido, was given the royal treatment by officials in Miami-Dade, who gave the self-proclaimed ‘first lady’ the key to the county.
US National Security Advisor John Bolton has been flooding Venezuelan Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino with messages asking him to “do the right thing,” playing the “Good Cop” to his own “Bad Cop.”
Washington has demanded non-US oil trading houses and refiners cut operations with Venezuela beyond the already imposed sanctions or face sanctions themselves, according to a Reuters report.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Spokeswoman for the Russian Foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova mocked on Friday US National Security Adviser John Bolton’s tweet that threatened those who “destroy democracy” in Venezuela with “consequences”, implying it was the United States itself that jeopardized Venezuelan democratic institutions.
EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini and Ecuadorian Foreign Minister Jose Valencia Amores are holding a joint press conference in Quito after the second meeting of the International Contact Group on Venezuela.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – A Venezuelan court has remanded Roberto Marrero, an aide to the country’s self-proclaimed interim president, Juan Guaido, into custody for the period of the investigation, Marrero’s lawyer Joel Garcia said on Friday.
A group of Russian military personnel arrived in the Venezuelan capital Caracas on 23 March to participate in consultations with government officials on bilateral defence industry cooperation as the ongoing political crisis in the Latin American country has heated up.