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Maduro mulls giving Russian Covid-19 vaccine to over 14k candidates in Venezuela’s election to facilitate safe campaigning 🎞️

As soon as Russia’s ‘Sputnik V’ coronavirus vaccine arrives in Venezuela for clinical trials, it may be used to immunize around 14,400 candidates in the upcoming parliamentary election, the country’s president said on Tuesday. A batch of the world’s first registered Covid-19 vaccine will arrive in the Latin American nation later this month, Nicolas Maduro […]

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‘I’m going to set an example’: President Maduro vows to be 1st Venezuelan to take Russian Covid-19 vaccine

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has said he will be the first person in the country to take Russia’s recently announced Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine when it arrives.“I am pleased that Russia will be the first country in the world to vaccinate its population,” Maduro said in a televised address on Sunday.

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Was Maduro the ‘jackpot’? Former US Green Berets reveal new details of botched Venezuela coup in interrogation tapes

Detained US ex-soldiers said they were tasked with securing an airfield in Venezuela in order to put President Nicolas Maduro on a plane after toppling him. The men were charged with plotting a coup against the government. Venezuelan state TV has aired new interrogation tapes of the two former US Green Berets charged with participating […]

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Guaido’s Aides Resign After Facing Charges of Botched Invasion of Venezuela – Reports

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido has accepted the resignation of two of his aides who are currently wanted by Caracas on charges of a botched armed incursion into the country to topple President Nicolas Maduro, Spain’s EFE news agency reported on Monday, citing Guaido’s office. It comes after Venezuelan Communications Minister Jorge Rodriguez unveiled last […]

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Juan Guaido had White House meeting with boss of US mercenary firm behind bungled Venezuela coup – interrogation tape

US-backed Maduro opponent Juan Guaido met with the head of the notorious Silvercorp, the American company believed to have been involved in the failed attempt to kill the Venezuelan president, a captured plotter has alleged. Jordan Goudreau of Silvercorp had met with Guaido, the self-proclaimed interim leader of Venezuela, in Washington DC in March.

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US Mercenaries Went Ahead With Venezuela Invasion Despite Being Outed on TV Weeks Earlier – Video

The fallout continues from ‘Operation Gideon’, the brazen May 3-4 attempt by a US security contractor to invade Venezuela, kidnap its president and take him back to the United States. The White House remains in damage control mode, denying any responsibility for the plot while seeking to bring the captured US mercenaries involved back home. […]

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‘Profound lack of human decency’: Oliver Stone tears into US govt over Iran & Venezuela sanctions amid Covid-19 crisis

The United States government has revealed its contempt for human compassion and global solidarity by refusing to lift draconian sanctions on Iran and Venezuela during the Covid-19 crisis, director Oliver Stone has argued. Iran has suffered immensely from the virus, Stone noted in an op-ed published by the New York Daily News, but due to […]

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Attempted coup & assassinations: Venezuelan prosecutors subpoena Guaido as ‘among main perpetrators’ in US-backed regime-change op

Venezuela’s prosecutors have summoned Juan Guaido over his role in the “attempted coup d’etat,” as well as in alleged assassination attempts. Guaido is the main figure in US-backed efforts to oust President Nicolas Maduro. The move was announced by Attorney General Tarek William Saab on Tuesday in a televised speech. The official described Guaido as […]

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Latin America free to make own policy choices – Russia’s FM Lavrov on US threats & ‘humiliating’ Monroe Doctrine

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov hit back at threats from Washington over Moscow’s support for Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, insisting Caracas and its neighbors deserve the option not to be US vassal states. “I have heard the threats from Washington about punishing all those who work with Venezuela,” Lavrov confirmed during a press conference in Mexico […]

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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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