Category: Coups

TeleSUR English: Venezuelan Officials Present Evidence of Coup Plot

Officials presented recorded testimony from detainees, as well as recorded phone conversations between opposition party leaders

Chris Gilbert: The Coup d’Etat Attempt in Venezuela

The possibility of a military coup followed by hurried elections – a two-stage overthrow – could be what is behind the U.S. driven media campaign against Venezuela

Rachael Boothroyd: Venezuelan Opposition Mayor, Alias “The Vampire,” Arrested for Role in Blue Coup Plot

Although details surrounding Ledezma’s exact role in the recently discovered “Blue” coup plot are still unclear, it appears that the opposition politician is implicated beyond his call for a transitional government

Eva Golinger: The Media War on Venezuela

Venezuela has been in the eye of a constant media storm. That storm is intensifying as a new opposition coup plot was thwarted

Michael Albert: Whispering Venezuela?

Venezuela has sought a libertarian, non violent, and even participatory path more so then any other large scale project in the world

Eva Golinger: Which Way Venezuela?

The Venezuelan opposition is led by an elite, super-rich class that ruled the country for decades, and accumulated much of their wealth through corrupt business practices and siphoning oil industry profits

Tamara Pearson: Venezuelan Guarimbas: 11 Things the Media Didn’t Tell You

A look from the ground as the unrest evolved, speaking to ordinary Venezuelans and getting the real story from the streets

Lucas Koerner: Venezuelan Officials Allege Blackwater, U.S. and Canadian Links to Thwarted Coup

The four-stage plan included economic war, an international media offensive against the Venezuelan government, political destabilization fomenting ungovernability, and finally the use of a Super Tucano aircraft to strike “tactical targets” in the capital

John Pilger: Support Venezuela

Washington wants to get rid of the Venezuelan government because it is independent of US designs for the region and because Venezuela has the greatest proven oil reserves in the world and uses its oil revenue to improve the quality of ordinary lives

Gloria La Riva: Coup plot foiled in Venezuela

More than ever, it is vital that international solidarity be mobilized to demand an end to U.S. machinations in Venezuela and all Latin America

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