The Trump Administration has effectively declared economic warfare against the government of Nicolas Maduro. It won’t succeed, and will further victimize the already suffering Venezuelan people.
With his attempt to overthrow the government clearly a failure, Juan Guaidó is back to calling for foreign military intervention in Venezuela.
With the apparent failure of the coup attempt in Venezuela, what happens next?
Lacking any real support from the military or police, the attempted coup against Nicolas Maduro has predictably failed.
While street protests continue, the efforts to get the Venezuelan military to oust President Nicolas Maduro appear to have failed.
The ongoing apparent attempted coup in Venezuela is already leading to talk of American intervention in the event of a crackdown. That would be unwise and unjustified.
American military intervention in Venezuela would make the situation in that country worse, not better.
The self-appointed Acting President of Venezuela has said he doesn’t rule out the idea of American intervention in his country, but we should rule it out immediately.
The situation in Venezuela entered a new stage yesterday as opposition leader Juan Guaidó claimed the nation’s Presidency.
The fact that American officials talked with Venezuelans plotting a coup against the government of their country is a dangerous turn of events.
Venezuela has arrested two military officers in connection with the alleged assassination attempt on President Nicolás Maduro earlier this month.
Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro survived an apparent, albeit amateurish, assassination attempt yesterday in what could be a sign of underlying instability in Venezuela.
Donald Trump had to be talked down from considering military intervention in Venezuela.
In an election that pretty much everyone agrees was illegitimate, Nicolás Maduro has won a second term as Venezuela’s President.
Not surprisingly, Mike Pompeo was confirmed as America’s 70th Secretary of State today. Now, the hard work begins.
More stupid, irresponsible rhetoric from the President of the United States.
The normally loquacious Chávez has been almost silent since emergency surgery in Cuba on June 10th.