Venezuela has an anti-blockade law the government says will help circumvent US sanctions. But some argue it is a departure from the socialist policies of former president Hugo Chávez, writes Federico Fuentes.
US sanctions on Venezuela
Venezuela is no stranger to protests. But, unlike other recent protests, today the country is witnessing a wave of "protests of the poor" driven by the difficult situation people face, reports Federico Fuentes.
United States aggression against Venezuela has intensified in recent weeks. All signs are pointing towards an escalation ahead of the US and Venezuelan elections, argues Leonardo Flores.
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the United States’ “maximum pressure” campaign against Venezuela continues to intensify, writes Yanis Iqbal.
Britain’s decision to steal Venezuela’s gold is a violation of Venezuela’s right to self-determination writes Fiona Edwards.
Venezuela’s success in fighting COVID-19 has come despite a public health system and economy crippled by an economic blockade, destabilisation plots and an attempted invasion, notes the Asia-Pacific Venezuela Solidarity Network.
Cira Pascual Marquina interviews former Venezuelan Vice President for Productive Economy Luis Salas about the impact of US sanctions on the Venezuelan economy and the Maduro government’s economic policy responses.
Since 2017, President Donald Trump’s administration has imposed crushing economic sanctions against Venezuela, writes Kerry Smith.
A rally was held outside the United States Consulate in Martin Place on July 27 to condemn the US government's campaign to overthrow the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro through illegal sanctions and threats of military intervention.
The following open letter to the Australian government, signed by a number of academics, unionists and solidarity activists and groups, was released on July 27.