Explosions at Texas petrochemical plant force over 40,000 to evacuate their homes
wsws.org | 2019-11-30
The Port Neches plant, owned by the Houston-based Texas Petroleum Chemical Group, has been out of compliance for years and fined multiple times by the Environmental Protection Agency.
US Vows to 'Reinforce' Sanctions, Accuses Venezuela and Cuba of Stirring Regional 'Strife'
Lucas Koerner | globalresearch.ca | 2019-11-29
The Trump administration has pledged to continue economic sanctions against Venezuela in its ongoing bid to oust the Maduro government. | Speaking at a press conference at the State Department Wednesday, Special Envoy for Venezuela Elliott Abrams defended US regime change …
US 'Regime Changes': The Historical Record
Prof. James Petras | globalresearch.ca | 2019-11-29
First published on February 5, 2019 | As the US strives to overthrow the democratic and independent Venezuelan government, the historical record regarding the short, middle and long-term consequences are mixed. | We will proceed to examine the consequences and impact of …
Media wonder: Why can't Venezuela be more like Bolivia?
Joshua Cho | mronline.org | 2019-11-28
Western corporate media outlets have often cried foul when foreign elections don't go the way the U.S. empire wants them to, and find roundabout ways to label the violent attempts by vocal right-wing minorities to use military forces to overthrow leftist governments as "protests" rather than coups (FAIR.org, 5/16/18, 5/1/19). | Source…
Wisconsin's Democratic Governor Signs Anti-Protest Bill into Law
David Armiak | progressive.org | 2019-11-26
Peaceful protestors can now be charged with a felony if they trespass on property owned, leased, or operated by companies engaged in the distribution of oil or petroleum.
Media Wonder: Why Can't Venezuela Be More Like Bolivia?
Joshua Cho | fair.org | 2019-11-26
Western corporate media outlets have often cried foul when foreign elections don't go the way the US empire wants them to, and find roundabout ways to label the violent attempts by vocal right-wing minorities to use military forces to overthrow leftist governments as "protests" rather than coups (FAIR.org, 5/16/18, 5/1/19). But it's still rare to see them blatantly call for a right-wing coup without a hint of…
Legalienate Hails Democratic Coup In Bolivia
Michael K. Smith | dissidentvoice.org | 2019-11-26
Legalienate editors Frank Scott and Michael Smith, who declared themselves co-president of the United States in February, today hailed the self-proclaimed presidency of Jeanine Añez in Bolivia as a harbinger of democratic self-determination throughout the world. "Juan Guaidó in Venezuela was just the beginning," exulted Smith. "On the eve of Thanksgiving, we are deeply grateful …
Venezuela Unveils First Gold Processing Complex in Mining Arc
Paul Dobson | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-11-25
While already operational, the complex will reportedly be the 5th largest in the continent upon completion.
CIA ayudó a convertir a serie 'Jack Ryan' en fantasía sobre cambio de régimen en Venezuela
Max Blumenthal | thegrayzone.com | 2019-11-23
Un análisis del investigador Tom Secker revela cómo la serie de Amazon sobre un cambio de régimen en Venezuela, "Jack…
CIA helped shape 'Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan' series into bigoted Venezuela regime change fantasy
Max Blumenthal | thegrayzone.com | 2019-11-22
Analysis by researcher Tom Secker reveals how Amazon's regime change fantasy "Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan" was shaped by CIA and…
Colombia's US Ambassador Advocates 'Covert Actions' Against Venezuela in Leaked Audio
Lucas Koerner | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-11-21
Top Colombian officials acknowledged failure of regime change in Venezuela and total disarray in Washington.
FRSO leader speaks in Texas on Venezuela's Bolivarian revolution
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2019-11-19
Arlington, TX — On November 13, the University of Texas at Arlington Progressive Student Union (PSU) hosted a national leader of Freedom Road Socialist Organization, Tom Burke, who gave an eyewitness report on Venezuela and the Bolivarian revolution. | Cassandra Swartz, with the Dallas Anti-War Committee, opened the event by talking about how anti-war activism is more necessary than ever, due to the horrific military coup in Bolivia against indigenous President Evo Morales. | Burke went in depth about his experiences in Venezuela to a crowd of 25 people. Burke dispelled myths about Venezuelan shortages, tal…
Venezuelans Protest Bolivia Coup After Diplomatic Break
Paul Dobson | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-11-18
The de facto government in La Paz has broken relations with Caracas and recognised Guaido.
US Says Israeli Settlements Are Legal, 23 Killed In Bolivia As Violent Coup Ignored & Venezuela Flop
Ryan Cristián | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2019-11-18
Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (11/18/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …
Venezuelan Embassy Attacked in Brazil
Lucas Koerner | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-11-14
Bolsonaro denied any prior knowledge of the attack.
Venezuelan Oil Output Sees Modest Rise in October: OPEC
Ricardo Vaz | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-11-14
Reviving production has led Chevron convert a blending plant back to a crude upgrader for export of heavier grades.
Venezuela Condemns Bolivia Coup d'État
Paul Dobson | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-11-11
Government forces and grassroots movements are holding vigils across the country in support of Evo Morales.
US Authorizes Tax Payments to Maduro Gov't, Sanctions Five More Venezuelan Officials
Ricardo Vaz and Lucas Koerner | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-11-06
Washington has eased some of the restrictions imposed under its recent Venezuela embargo.
Venezuela, El Salvador Break Relations as Maduro Applauds 'New Anti-Neoliberal Wave'
Paul Dobson | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-11-04
Guatemala's president-elect has similarly pledged to break with the Maduro government upon assuming office in January.
Venezuelan Leftist Parties and Unions Stage Protest, Demand Gov't Answers
Ricardo Vaz | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-11-01
Dozens of activists demanded better wages and respect for collective bargaining rights.
Venezuela: Opposition Demands Bond Annulment, Gov't Grants Rosneft Tax Breaks
Ricardo Vaz | venezuelanalysis.com | 2019-10-30
Rosneft will reportedly invest in natural gas production in Venezuela.