South America

‘Assassination attempt’: Bolivia’s Morales is certain helicopter malfunction was bid to kill him

Ousted Bolivian President Evo Morales said he has “zero doubt” that a mechanical failure that occurred on a helicopter he was traveling on last month was an “assassination attempt” and no accident.

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WATCH Morales supporters tear-gassed in clashes with riot police as Bolivians protest unelected ‘interim president’ 🎞️

Thousands of supporters of deposed Bolivian President Evo Morales gathered in La Paz to demand the resignation of self-declared “interim” leader Jeanine Anez, where they squared off with riot police in hectic street clashes. Flying national and indigenous flags and chanting pro-Morales slogans, the protest march met a forceful police response in Bolivia’s administrative capital […]

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Driving to Colombia? New photos show Juan Guaido in car with ‘drug cartel gangster’

A Venezuelan official has published photos that he says are further proof of ties between the country’s self-proclaimed ‘interim president’ Juan Guaido and a drug cartel member, who allegedly helped him sneak into Colombia. In January, Guaido declared himself the rightful head of state in Venezuela and has since made several failed attempts to actually […]

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Washington will make Venezuelans ‘suffer’ until they acquiesce to regime change – Aaron Maté

Venezuelans will be made to suffer under draconian sanctions until President Nicolas Maduro is forced out of office, journalist Aaron Maté told RT, describing the tactic as a page from Washington’s “regime-change playbook.”

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US military complains Venezuelan jet ‘aggressively shadowed’ its spy plane… blames Russia (VIDEO)

A Venezuelan Su-30 fighter “aggressively shadowed” an American spy plane over the Caribbean Sea, the US military said, claiming the jet was at an “unsafe distance” and blaming Russia for its “irresponsible” support for Caracas.

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Over $30 billion of Venezuela’s assets stolen on ‘Trump’s orders’ – official

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.

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Mexico, Germany Oppose Interventionist Scenarios in Venezuela – FMs

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.

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US, Venezuelan Military Had Reached Secret Deal on Maduro’s Arrest – Reports

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 […]

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Tucker Carlson: Before The Bombers Take Off, Let’s Ask A Few Questions About Venezuela

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 […]

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‘Hapless’ Guaido ‘worth more dead than alive’ to Venezuela coup cause – Ron Paul Institute director

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.

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Ecuador sold out Julian Assange to get US approval for lavish IMF loan – father

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.

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US Calls on Countries Worldwide to Block Russia’s Planes Heading For Venezuela

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.

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Russia Opens Helicopter Flight Training Centre in Venezuela

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.

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Miami-Dade mayor gives Guaido’s wife ‘key to the county’ as US fawns over rebel ‘first lady’

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.

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Do the right thing? Venezuelan defense minister responds to Bolton’s calls to defect

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.”

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