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The Obama Decree

Posted on: Apr 26 2015 - 7:16am | #0
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The more than 10 million signatures collected in Venezuela against the Executive Order have no legal effect within or outside the borders of Venezuela, so there is no way to force US President Barack Obama to revoke his decree (AVN)

It has effect solely within the territory of the United States and therefore does not amount to any sort of interference in the affairs of Venezuela, nor does it violate the human rights of the people, experts say TODAY VENEZUELA- Ever since last March 9, when US President Barack Obama issued an Executive Order declaring Venezuela an “unusual and extraordinary threat” to the United States, the Venezuelan government has screamed denunciations of supposed plans of invasion or military incursion by the United States. “We cannot allow this decree to be a sword of Damocles suspending over our children’s necks (…)until the day the United States come and say ‘Ok now,[let’s enforce]a blockade against Venezuela,...

Venezuelan citizens are to be called up to join military units, according to new reports. (caraotadigital)

Venezuela Drafts Citizen Soldiers en Masse to Fight US “Invasion”

Conscription Drive Follows Nationwide Civilian-Military Drills TODAY VENEZUELA  – The youth wing of the governing United Socialist Party of Venezuela (JPSUV) and the 13,000 Units of Battle Hugo Chávez are to pass the master list of their members to the commanders of the National Bolivarian Armed Forces (FANB) in order to enlist them in military garrisons,...

Posted on: Apr 10 2015 - 9:28am | #0
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Costa Rica Removes Ambassador to Venezuela

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TODAY VENEZUELA – Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solís said his government did not endorse the remarks of Ambassador to Venezuela Federico Picado, who expressed opinions about the internal political affairs of the South American nation. According to Picado, the shortages of staples in Venezuela are caused by “political factors” seeking to destabilize the government...


Some clues to US sanctions against Venezuelan officials

Posted on: Mar 15 2015 - 10:32am | #0
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Tension between the governments of Venezuela and the United States escalated after US President Barack Obama issued an executive order Monday (March 9) authorizing sanctions against Venezuelan officials. Following are a series of clues to this process   Tension between the governments of Venezuela and the United States escalated after US President Barack Obama issued an executive order Monday (March 9) authorizing sanctions against Venezuelan officials. Following are a series of clues to this process. What did the US president do on Monday March 9, 2015? Obama signed an executive order to impose sanctions on Venezuelan officials involved in violations of human rights, freedom of expression and corruption. The president made the decision...

How they see us abroad

Posted on: Mar 15 2015 - 10:27am | #0
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The government of Nicolás Maduro is under observation. His infant tenure as president has been the focus of debate in various international scenarios from Europe to Latin America. By Oscar Medina Harsh criticism...

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro (Reuters)

Maduro: Attempted Coup Has International Ties

TODAY VENEZUELA – A coup plot against President Nicolas Maduro and the Bolivarian Revolution was thwarted this week as a retired Venezuelan Air Force general and 10 military and civilian opposition figures were arrested. The bombing of the Presidential Palace, the National Assembly, Telesur TV network, the Defense Ministry and other Caracas sites was to take...

Posted on: Feb 26 2015 - 11:10pm | #0
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