Daily Archives: May 26, 2020

2020-05-26: News Headlines

Gloria La Riva (2020-05-26). Defying U.S. sanctions, first Iranian tanker reaches Venezuela. liberationnews.org The enhanced U.S. military presence in Caribbean waters did not deter Iran as the first of its five giant tankers full of gasoline and refinery supplies reached Venezuela's waters late Saturday, May 23.

Orinoco Tribune (2020-05-26). Bolivarian Government Denounces the Illegal Sale of Venezuelan State Company CITGO by the US. globalresearch.ca The Bolivarian republic of Venezuela denounced through a

Stephen Lendman (2020-05-25). First of Five Iranian Tankers Docks in Venezuela Without Incident. globalresearch.ca First some facts about international maritime law. | No nation may interfere in the right of other states to engage in international trade. | No nation may enact legislation, regulations, or take other actions that contravene international agreements, treaties, or a body …

Paul Dobson (2020-05-25). Venezuelan Government Seizes AT&T Assets, Looks to Re-establish DirecTV Cable Service. venezuelanalysis.com The Texas-based multinational abandoned the country last week citing legal pressure caused by US sanctions.

Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity (2020-05-25). VIPS Memo: To the President—Avoid Hostilities Over Iranian Fuel Shipment to Venezuela. globalresearch.ca MEMORANDUM FOR: The President | FROM: Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity (VIPS) | SUBJECT: Avoiding Hostilities Over Iranian Fuel Shipment to Venezuela | Mr. President: | Recent U.S. rhetoric and actions against Venezuela — most immediately regarding Iran's shipping of gasoline desperately needed during …

Ricardo Vaz (2020-05-25). US Blocks UNSC Draft Resolution Denouncing Paramilitary Incursion into Venezuela. globalresearch.ca The United States rejected a Russia-proposed UN Security Council (UNSC) draft condemning a recent coup attempt in Venezuela. | During a virtual session of the UNSC on Wednesday, Russian Permanent Representative to the United Nations Dmitry Polyanskiy presented a

Ricardo Vaz (2020-05-24). Iranian Fuel Tanker Reaches Venezuela, Defying US Threats. venezuelanalysis.com The five Iranian tankers are estimated to carry enough gasoline to supply Venezuela for 50 days.

Venezuela Analysis (2020-02-06). Embassy Protection Collective: "We Are Not the Ones Who Violated the Law" theantimedia.com In this exclusive interview, VA talks to the activists who defended the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington DC ahead of their trial.

Elijah J. Magnier (2020-05-26). Tankers to Venezuela Are Part of Iranian Strategy to Mess With Trump in an Election Year as Payback for Soleimani. anti-empire.com Editor's note: Very interesting information. This helps explain why the Imperial navy has been conducting
| Iranian tankers were 2200 km from the US coast when the Iranian-flagged "Fortune", followed by "Forest", entered Venezuelan waters, challenging the US embargo and the US's threats. The Islamic Republic was broadcast…

ahtribune (2020-05-26). Why Did Russia Refuse Venezuela's Request but Iran Accepted It? ahtribune.com Iranian tankers were 2200 km from the US coast when the Iranian-flagged "Fortune", followed by "Forest", entered Venezuelan waters, challenging the US embargo and the US's threats. The Islamic Republic was broadcasting loud and clear a strong message. | The first message was dispatched to the US administration after Gulf and Arab Leaders conveyed a direct message to the Iranian leaders: "Washington is determined to stop the Iranian tankers sailing to Venezuela". Iran responded to all messages received that "its five tankers will sail to Venezuela and if any of these tankers is intercepted, Iran will respond in…