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US Regime Change Blueprint Proposed Venezuelan Electricity Blackouts as ‘Watershed Event’ for ‘Galvanizing Public Unrest’

by Max Blumenthal March 15 (TeleSUR) The US-funded CANVAS organization that trained Juan Guaido and his allies produced a 2010 memo on exploiting electricity outages and urged the opposition “to take advantage of the situation…towards their needs” A September 2010 memo by … Continue reading

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President Maduro: Cyberattack on Electric Grid Came From US

“Seven months ago, when they realized they couldn’t stop us holding elections, they drew up plans to kill me,” the president said. March 15 (TeleSUR) The constitutional president of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, denounced on Friday that the cyberattack against the … Continue reading

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Venezuela’s Electric Grid Was Attacked From Abroad: Russia

Russia said it was ready to cooperate to investigate the blackout and help bring the sabotage plotters to justice. Russia’s Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said Friday her country considers that Venezuela’s blackout was due to a cyber attack from abroad, … Continue reading

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Venezuela Coup Leader’s Oil Plans Revealed: Guaidó Hopes to Privatize State-Controlled Industry

March 15 (Orinoco Tribune) US-appointed coup leader Juan Guaidó and his right-wing economic advisers drafted plans to privatize Venezuela’s oil industry and open up the oil-rich country to foreign corporations, Reuters reported. The international news agency Reuters has confirmed that … Continue reading

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ALBA, Iran, Russia and China Express “Unlimited Support” for Venezuela

March 14 (Orinoco Tribune) Ambassadors of member countries of the ALBA and several other nations expressed their support for Venezuela and repudiated the sabotage in which the Caribbean country is being targeted. “The Secretary General of the Bolivarian Alliance for … Continue reading

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De Zayas on Venezuela: There was Also a Blackout in Chile Before the Coup Against Allende

March 14 (Orinoco Tribune) The crisis in Venezuela is a situation caused in a “completely artificial fashion” by the United States and has “many parallels” with the change of regime established in Chile in 1973. So says Alfred-Maurice de Zayas, … Continue reading

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Venezuela Leads Fight Against Narcotics While US, Colombia Part of ‘Vicious Cycle’ of Drug Trade: Arreaza

“Drug trafficking is a source of accumulation and generation of wealth, which is full of blood and an inherent part of the capitalist system,” Arreaza said. March 14 (TeleSUR) The Venezuelan Minister of Foreign Affairs Jorge Arreaza said the country … Continue reading

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90 Percent of Venezuelan Water Systems Restored: Water Minister

Eighty percent of the country’s water supply is reaching citizens in 10 Venezuelan states. March 13 (TeleSUR) Ninety percent of Venezuela’s water systems have been restored and pumping all but 30 percent of the country’s water supply to departments around the … Continue reading

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Trump Admin Wants $500M to Fund Its Intervention in Venezuela

Trump is asking Congress to allow the Department of State to reserve US$500 million to carry out actions in Venezuela. March 12 (TeleSUR) U.S. President Donald Trump asked Monday Congress to cut aid to Latin America but allow the U.S. Department of State to use US$500 million to fund its … Continue reading

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China Backs Venezuela And Offers Help to Restore Power

According to the Venezuelan government, this power outage was brought about by foreign-backed actions aimed at destabilizing the Bolivarian nation. March 13 (TeleSUR) The Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesman Lu Kang said Wednesday, during a press conference, that his government stands … Continue reading

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