A report exposing talks between U.S. officials and Venezuelan military officers has caught the attention of critics across the globe.
Due to deep resentment over previous U.S. interventions in Latin America, information on covert meetings to possibly overthrow President Nicolás Maduro is expected to “land like a bomb” in the region.
By citing prominent rights groups that often express an imperial perspective, the corporate media seem to provide critical assessments that are independent of Western officialdom. Don’t buy it.
The Trump administration remains unwilling to accept additional refugees, despite its staunch criticism of the Maduro government.
New data show a surge in killings in the wake of migration from Venezuela, where the collapse of institutions and an economic crisis worse than the Great Depression has driven an estimated 2.3 million people to flee.
You can play along at home—especially if your home is in Nicaragua or Venezuela.
Those detained are suspected of using explosives-laden drones in trying to assassinate President Nicolas Maduro. The attack comes as Venezuela reels from a worsening economic and humanitarian crisis.
Explosives detonate as the socialist president gives a speech to hundreds of soldiers; seven people have been injured, officials say.
After the president in a 2017 meeting suggested an invasion, administration officials explained how military action could backfire. However, Trump later pursued the issue with Latin American leaders and others.