"Oh, I am against military intervention!" goes a "pacifist" narrative heard in the North that serves as pretext for a statement on Venezuela. This prelude consoles the soul, clears the liberal conscience and strives to maintain the desired – but increasingly elusive – "progressive" academic, journalistic and political credentials.
On May 2nd, the Title III of the Helms-Burton Act entered into force, which allows US citizens, who were subject to nationalizations or expropriations by Cuban laws from January 1959, may file a claim with the United States courts against those people who "traffic" with their old properties.
On April 30, 2019, the Bolivarian Revolution defeated the latest in a series of attempted U.S.-orchestrated coups d'états since theinaugural one on January 23,when Guaidówas recognized as President by Washington.
The right-wing opposition in Venezuela, openly directed by the United States, is attempting a coup to impose an interim president, a figure not recognized in the country's Constitution, disregarding the will of 6,248,864 citizens who voted for Nicolás Maduro