Monthly Archives: July 2020

2020-07-31: News Headlines

_____ (2020-07-29). Imperialist Economic War Costs US Almost $200 Billion. popularresistance.org Quantifying each and every one of the effects of the war that imperialism has declared on the Venezuelan people is impossible. The attacks that Venezuelans have experienced since 1999 have not only been economic, they have also been psychological. There is no way to measure the consequences of the hatred that the undemocratic opposition has sown with its anti-socialist propaganda, to the point of burning people alive if they are suspected Chavistas. The resentment that the Venezuelan people have towards those who claim to be Venezuelans, but who have sold out their homeland, is also unmeasurable. | That said, foc…

yenisafak (2020-07-29). Oil prices up with estimated decline in US crude stocks. yenisafak.com Oil prices were up on Wednesday as an estimated US crude oil inventory decline is alleviating market concerns over a supply glut rise.International benchmark Brent crude was trading at $43.77 per barrel at 0630 GMT on Wednesday for a 1.27% gain after closing Tuesday at $43.22 a barrel.American benchmark West Texas Intermediate was at $41.12 a barrel at the same time for a 0.19% increase after ending the previous session at $41.04 per barrel.American Petroleum Institute (API) announced late Tuesday its forecast of a decline in US crude oil inventories by 6.8 million barrels for the week ending July 24.While this s…

Eds. (2020-07-29). In Commune: The Panal 2021 Commune (Part 2). mronline.org In this series, In Commune, Venezuelanalysis will explore different experiences of rural and urban communes to help better understand what these highly controversial bodies mean, how they have been put into practice, and what they could signify for the continuity of the Bolivarian Revolution in the current situation of political and economic imperialist aggression.

Lucas Koerner (2020-07-28). Venezuela Wins Right to Appeal UK Ruling Barring Access to Gold Reserves. venezuelanalysis.com Lawyers for Venezuela's Central Bank hailed the decision as "incredibly rare."

Peoples Dispatch (2020-07-28). Argentina's stance on Venezuela changes with the new government. peoplesdispatch.org Argentine President, Alberto Fernández, recognized Nicolás Maduro as Venezuela's legitimate president and criticized the economic blockades against the Caribbean country, setting up a new scenario in Latin America…

Paul Dobson (2020-07-28). Venezuela Rejects Washington's 'Wild West' Bounty Against Chief Justice Moreno. globalresearch.ca Venezuela's Foreign Ministry hit back at the Trump administration after it offered US $5 million for information leading to the arrest of Supreme Court President Maikel Moreno last week. | "The Venezuelan government once again rejects the Donald Trump administration's illegal …

Ricardo Vaz (2020-07-28). Venezuelan Popular Movements Protest Student Evictions. venezuelanalysis.com Students denounced a "hostile attitude" on the part of authorities.

_____ (2020-07-28). Venezuela Moves Toward Elections: US Seeks To Undermine Them. popularresistance.org Venezuela's National Electoral Council (CNE) has kickstarted proceedings for the upcoming December 6 National Assembly (AN) elections. A number of events have taken place in recent weeks that appear to open the way for a path out of the current political crisis and towards new conditions of stability in the country. | The roadmap has several democratic and electoral elements, which dovetail with decrees handed down by state institutions. | The government's strategy is, in broad strokes, to create a new democratic framework on the basis of several recent developments that we will examine. | While this roadmap is r…

2020-07-30: News Headlines

_____ (2020-07-29). Imperialist Economic War Costs US Almost $200 Billion. popularresistance.org Quantifying each and every one of the effects of the war that imperialism has declared on the Venezuelan people is impossible. The attacks that Venezuelans have experienced since 1999 have not only been economic, they have also been psychological. There is no way to measure the consequences of the hatred that the undemocratic opposition has sown with its anti-socialist propaganda, to the point of burning people alive if they are suspected Chavistas. The resentment that the Venezuelan people have towards those who claim to be Venezuelans, but who have sold out their homeland, is also unmeasurable. | That said, foc…

Eds. (2020-07-29). In Commune: The Panal 2021 Commune (Part 2). mronline.org In this series, In Commune, Venezuelanalysis will explore different experiences of rural and urban communes to help better understand what these highly controversial bodies mean, how they have been put into practice, and what they could signify for the continuity of the Bolivarian Revolution in the current situation of political and economic imperialist aggression.

yenisafak (2020-07-29). Oil prices up with estimated decline in US crude stocks. yenisafak.com Oil prices were up on Wednesday as an estimated US crude oil inventory decline is alleviating market concerns over a supply glut rise.International benchmark Brent crude was trading at $43.77 per barrel at 0630 GMT on Wednesday for a 1.27% gain after closing Tuesday at $43.22 a barrel.American benchmark West Texas Intermediate was at $41.12 a barrel at the same time for a 0.19% increase after ending the previous session at $41.04 per barrel.American Petroleum Institute (API) announced late Tuesday its forecast of a decline in US crude oil inventories by 6.8 million barrels for the week ending July 24.While this s…

Lucas Koerner (2020-07-28). Venezuela Wins Right to Appeal UK Ruling Barring Access to Gold Reserves. venezuelanalysis.com Lawyers for Venezuela's Central Bank hailed the decision as "incredibly rare."

Peoples Dispatch (2020-07-28). Argentina's stance on Venezuela changes with the new government. peoplesdispatch.org Argentine President, Alberto Fernández, recognized Nicolás Maduro as Venezuela's legitimate president and criticized the economic blockades against the Caribbean country, setting up a new scenario in Latin America…

Paul Dobson (2020-07-28). Venezuela Rejects Washington's 'Wild West' Bounty Against Chief Justice Moreno. globalresearch.ca Venezuela's Foreign Ministry hit back at the Trump administration after it offered US $5 million for information leading to the arrest of Supreme Court President Maikel Moreno last week. | "The Venezuelan government once again rejects the Donald Trump administration's illegal …

Ricardo Vaz (2020-07-28). Venezuelan Popular Movements Protest Student Evictions. venezuelanalysis.com Students denounced a "hostile attitude" on the part of authorities.

_____ (2020-07-28). Venezuela Moves Toward Elections: US Seeks To Undermine Them. popularresistance.org Venezuela's National Electoral Council (CNE) has kickstarted proceedings for the upcoming December 6 National Assembly (AN) elections. A number of events have taken place in recent weeks that appear to open the way for a path out of the current political crisis and towards new conditions of stability in the country. | The roadmap has several democratic and electoral elements, which dovetail with decrees handed down by state institutions. | The government's strategy is, in broad strokes, to create a new democratic framework on the basis of several recent developments that we will examine. | While this roadmap is r…

_____ (2020-07-27). State Dept Abandons Families Of Mercenaries Detained In Venezuela. popularresistance.org The Grayzone has confirmed that former US ambassador to the UN Bill Richardson traveled to Venezuela on Monday, July 13, following conversations with the families of former Green Beret soldiers Luke Denman and Airan Berry. Venezuelan authorities detained Berry and Denman on May 4, after they participated in a failed mercenary invasion of Venezuela with the stated goal of kidnapping the country's elected president, Nicolas Maduro. | Mark Denman, the younger brother of the detained mercenary Luke Denman, told The Grayzone that Richardson had agreed to help his family after the US Department of State failed to offer…

teleSUR (2020-07-27). Caribbean Artist Honors Commander Chavez on His 66th Birthday. telesurenglish.net Barbados' artist Wayne "Onkphra" Wells dedicated a song to Venezuela's Commander Hugo Chavez to honor his 66th birthday anniversary to be commemorated on July 28. | RELATED: | The reggae-style song " We Are All Chavez" is a tribute "to the revolutionary leader's legacy and the Venezuelan people, who have welcomed me in their homeland like a son," Wells said. | With six-and-a-half minutes long, the piece also honors the Latin American heroes Toussaint L'Ouverture, Simon Bolivar, Jose Marti, and Fidel Castro's influences on C…

Ricardo Vaz (2020-07-27). Baltasar Garzon to Defend Venezuelan Businessman in Extradition Case. globalresearch.ca The law firm of former Spanish judge Baltasar Garzon confirmed this week that it will represent a Venezuelan businessman sanctioned by the Trump administration and facing extradition from Cape Verde. | Alex Saab, 48, was

Mehr News Agency (2020-07-27). Petrochemical industries playing key role in non-oil exports. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jul. 27 (MNA)- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that petrochemical and steel industries are playing a key role in the field of production and non-oil export in the country.